W0010 - Foundation for Life Science

The courses offered for Foundation for Life Science at Pre-University has been designed to prepare students to pursue their Bachelor's Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Aquatic Science, Molecular Biology, Plant Technology and Zoology.

Upon successful completion of the programme, students would be given the opportunities to further their studies for UNIMAS Bachelor's Degree in Resource Biotechnology, Resource Chemistry, Animal Resource Science and Management, Plant Resource Science and Management, Aquatic Resource Science and Management, Doctor of Medicine, Nursing, Computational Science, Multimedia Computing, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Network Computing, Human Resource Development, Cognitive Science and Counselling.

Programme 1
Bachelor's Degree Study Opportunities

Students need to get at least C Grade 2.00 in order for them to be enrolled to UNIMAS Bachelor's Degree Programme listed above according to the specific Programme's Basic Entry Requirements.

A. University's Minimum Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for entry into foundation programmes are as follows:

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with at least 5 credits (Grade C) including Bahasa Melayu subject and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

B. Special Requirements for Enrolment


  • To get at least a credit with C Grade in SPM Level for below subjects:
  • Biology;
  • Mathematics;
  • Additional Mathematics;
  • Physics;
  • Chemistry; and
  • Bahasa Inggeris
Fees Descriptions / Butiran Yuran Semester 1
Semester 2
Non-Recurring Fees

Registration: RM20.00
Matric Card: RM10.00
Pemeriksaan Kesihatan: RM50.00
Minggu Aluan Pelajar: RM219.00
Malaysian University English Test (MUET): RM100.00
JUMLAH: RM399.00
399.00 0.00
Recurring Fees
a. Study Fees
b. Accomodation
c. Takaful
d. Medical & Health
e. Laboratory
f. Charity Funds
g. Co-curicular Activities
h. Transportation
Total Fees 1,250.00 845.00

Students entering this program may apply financial aid provided by the Ministry of Higher Education in Malaysia (MOHE). The financial aid is targeted to assist students with annual income of RM10,000 and below. This financial assistance includes:

Study Fees= RM350.00 per Semester
Colleges Fees= RM360.00 per Semester
Pocket Money Allowance= RM1,250.00 per Semester
Total=RM1,960.00 per Semester
The refund claim for students' airplane tickets are also funded by the Ministry of Higher Education as follows; RM700 for West Malaysians, RM500 for Sabahans and RM450 for Labuans.
This is a 1 year Programme divided into 2 Semesters.
The duration of Study Week for each Semester are 18 weeks.
For further information, please contact:
Associate Professor Dr. Ruhana binti Hassan
Deputy Dean,
Pusat Pengajian Pra-Universiti (PPPU),
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
94300 Kota Samarahan,
Tel : +(60-82) 582951
Fax : +(60-82) 582330
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