Why Pre-University & Foundation Studies

Stepping stone to some of the best universities in the world!

A good pre-university programme ensures students are able to cope and have a smooth transition into university life, grounding them in the fundamentals of their studies and preparing them to meet challenges ahead.

At KDU, we are backed with years of experience in preparing students to meet the vigorous demands of tertiary education worldwide, and for success thereat. Our pre-university programmes are not only aimed at imparting knowledge, but also at developing students’ skills set, confidence, character and integrity, providing students with the best possible head start in their university life.

We mean it.
Our graduates have continued on to some of the best universities in the world.
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cambridge
  • London School of Economics
  • Imperial College London
  • King’s College, London
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Sydney
  • National University of Singapore
  • University of Hong Kong
…and many more.

Year after year, students at the School of Pre-University Studies perform excellently. The recent June 2015 Cambridge A Level examination had a record of 30% straight A’s (3A’s and above), and with 6 out of 11 subjects obtaining more than 50% A’s. KDU students also regularly receive top subject awards from the Cambridge International Examination Board in the UK.
Students are provided with excellent university placement services by placement experts engaged by KDU. Talks and workshops are organised to assist students in choosing the best pathway after their pre-university and foundation studies. Students are also guided in their university application process to ensure timely submission.
At KDU College, students will go through the Success Programme, which comprises of:
  • First Year Experience – A continuous programme that eases students’ transition to college, strengthens their academic skills, develops their soft skills and provides them with a platform for career placement.
  • Co-Curricular Transcript – A second transcript which tracks students’ official record of honours, awards and recognitions, leadership activities and organisational experiences, professional development and educational training, and community service. This transcript, which complements students’ academic transcript, provides prospective employers and/or graduate schools with information on the student’s involvement with co-curricular activities.