International Foundation in Science

International Foundation in Science is a new foundation program with a robust and flexible entry requirements, which expand the opportunity for SPM (or equivalent) leavers to further their studies at the tertiary level.

Upon successful completion of the program, foundation graduates will further their studies in various Bachelor Degree programmes offered by UNIMAS. *Doctor of Medicine is open to Malaysian applicants only.

Programme 1
UNIMAS International Foundation in Science Programme is now open for 2018/2019 intake session.

Application for admission can be made directly to the Student Admission Management Unit, Centre for Pre-University Studies.

General Entry Requirements

Malaysian Applicants

Pass in Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a minimum of Grade C in FIVE (5) subjects including Bahasa Melayu and a pass in History.

International Applicants

Entry requirement for International applicants are subjected to the University's academic requirement as stated in the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) Entry Requirement for O-Level or equivalent.

Module Entry Requirements

UNIMAS International Foundation in Science offers two modules which are the Life Sciences Module and Physical Sciences Module.

Life Sciences Module

Obtain a minimum grade C in the following subjects

  • Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry, and
  • English

Physical Sciences Module

Obtain a minimum grade C in the following subjects

  • Mathematics
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English, AND

Obtain a minimum grade C in any ONE of the following subjects

  • Biology
  • Civil Engineering Studies
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Studies
  • Mechanical Engineering Studies
  • Engineering Technology
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Computer Graphics Multimedia Production
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Programming and Development Tools

Programme Fee

Semester

Malaysian Candidate

International Candidate

Semester One

MYR 5,208.50

USD 2,420.00

Semester Two

MYR 4,791.50

USD 1,595.00

*For international candidate, programme fee include refundable Personal Bond of USD 500.


Residential College Fee



MALAYSIAN STUDENT

Room Type (Availability)
Price Per Semester
SEROJA COLLEGE
Standard Room (Sharing) (Available For Male & Female Students)
RM360 / Sem 1 RM360 / Sem 2
DAHLIA APARTMENT - BLOCK A (Single Bed)
High Premium (For Female Students Only)
RM3,204 / Sem 1 RM2,628 / Sem 2
Premium - Limited (Available For Male & Female Students)
RM3,026 / Sem 1 RM2,482 / Sem 2
Premium (Available For Male & Female Students)
RM2,492 / Sem 1 RM2,044 / Sem 2
Premium (For Disabled Person – Male & Female)
RM2,492 / Sem 1 RM2,044 / Sem 2
DAHLIA APARTMENT - BLOCK B (Double Bed)
Premium (Available For Male & Female Students)
RM1,780 / Sem 1 RM1,460 / Sem 2

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

Room Type (Availability)
Price Per Semester
SEROJA COLLEGE
Standard Room (Sharing) (Available For Male & Female Students)
RM720 / Sem 1 RM720 / Sem 2
DAHLIA APARTMENT - BLOCK A (Single Bed)
High Premium (For Female Students Only)
RM4,806 / Sem 1 RM3,942 / Sem 2
Premium - Limited (Available For Male & Female Students)
RM4,450 / Sem 1 RM3,650 / Sem 2
Premium (Available For Male & Female Students)
RM3,738 / Sem 1 RM3,066 / Sem 2
Premium (For Disabled Person – Male & Female)
RM3,738 / Sem 1 RM3,066 / Sem 2
DAHLIA APARTMENT - BLOCK B (Double Bed)
Premium (Available For Male & Female Students)
RM2,670 / Sem 1 RM2,190 / Sem 2

Important Note (**) :

**Long term stay (DAHLIA APARTMENT)

1. All new and approved application will be charged an administrative fee of  RM185.00 and a Refundable Deposit of RM500.00.
2. All fee(s) MUST be paid up-front | Per SEMESTER basis or MONTHLY basis.
3. According to the Foundation Program Academic Calendar.
This is a 1 year programme divided into 2 semesters.
The duration of study week for each semester are 18 weeks.
The following shows the programme structure for each module:

Life Sciences Module

Semester 1
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
PRB 1016
Biology I
6
PRK 1016
Chemistry I
6
PRM 1016
Mathematics I
6
PRI 1013
English I
3
PRX 1042
ICT Competency
2
PRD 1012
Co-Curriculum with Credit
2

Semester 2
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
PRB 1026
Biology II
6
PRK 1026
Chemistry II
6
PRM 1026
Mathematics II
6
PRI 1023
English II
3
PRS 1022
Communication Skills
2
PRS 1032
Universal Values
2

Physical Sciences Module

Semester 1
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
PRF 1016
Physics I
6
PRK 1016
Chemistry I
6
PRM 1016
Mathematics I
6
PRI 1013
English I
3
PRS 1022
Communication Skills
2
PRD 1012
Co-Curriculum with Credit
2

Semester 2
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
PRF 1026
Physics II
6
PRK 1026
Chemistry II
6
PRM 1026
Mathematics II
6
PRI 1023
English II
3
PRX 1042
ICT Competency
2
PRS 1032
Universal Values
2
Centre for Pre-University Studies
Pusat Pengajian Pra-Universiti (PPPU)
Student Admission Management Unit,
Pusat Pengajian Pra-Universiti (PPPU)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
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