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
Total of 14 modules
CORE
(5 Compulsory modules)
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Statistic
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Computing Studies
ELECTIVES
(Choose 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
2016 INTAKE DATES
  • 8 Jan 
  • 25 Apr 
  • 15 Aug 
ESTIMATED FEES
  • RM19,330 (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)   

  • RM24,030 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT)
*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN

Programme

No. of
Semesters

No. of Instalments
Per Semester

Maximum No.
of Instalments

Foundation in Arts

3

3

9

Foundation Studies (Art and Technology)

3

3

9

Foundation in Engineering

3

3

9

Foundation Studies (Science)

3

3

9

Cambridge A Levels

3

3

9

University of New South Wales (Unsw) Foundation Studies

3

3

9

Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM / O Levels :
Pass with min. 5 Credits (inclusive of a pass in English and Mathematics)
  • UEC :
Min. 3 Bs (inclusive of passes 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 Accounting degree programmes, Engineering degree programme or in the Game Technology specialisation of the Game Development programme, must have obtained a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level.
  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
Kevin Tan Mingyao
A Level (Arts), March 2013 intake,
Law, University of Bristol, UK
I can say, without a shadow of a doubt, that my studies in KDU was worth it because of the people I met. Lecturers and students who made an impact on me far greater than any textbook could have.