FOUNDATION STUDIES (SCIENCE)

KPT/JPS (A 9596)01/19

The Foundation Studies (Science) is an entry qualification for degree programmes in the areas of engineering, computer science, general science and many others. While specific exposure is given to focus modules such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, students’ learning is also complemented with Critical Thinking Skills which enables them to be team-oriented, self-directed graduates with ethical responsibility towards society.
Programme Structure
DURATION
1 year
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU College, Damansara Jaya
CORE
(compulsory)
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Statistic
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Computing Studies
ELECTIVES
(Choose any 6 modules)
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Living Systems
  • Electromagnetism & Radioactivity
  • Light & Waves
  • Mechanics
MPU
  • Pengajian Malaysia 1 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Study Skills
  • Cultural Studies
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 8 Jan
  • 25 Apr
  • 15 Aug
ESTIMATED FEES
  • RM19,330 (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)   

  • RM24,030 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT)
Entry Requirement
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM / O Levels :
Min. 5 credits (inclusive of a pass in English and Mathematics)
  • UEC :
Min. 3 B (inclusive of a pass in English and Mathematics)
Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency)Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)
Notes:
  1. Students who will be continuing their studies in Computer Science or Software Engineering degrees need a Credit in Additional Mathematics or in the Game Technology specialisation of Game Development or Accounting programme need a Credit in Mathematics.
  2. Students who will be continuing their studies in Computer Science and Software Engineering degree programmes must have obtained a Credit in Additional
    Mathematics at SPM level.
ENGLISH REQUIREMENT
Local Student :Credit (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination); or a min. score of Band 4 in MUET
International Student :Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based) or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Tan Kin Sun
Tan Kin Sun
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons ) in
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Present
​Being an engineering student at KDU University College has been one of the highlights of my life so far. It is an enlightening experience.