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Foundation Study in Science

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Asasi Sains
is a full time preparatory predegree programme to prepare students for entrance to Science and Technology degree programmes in UiTM or other local public Institutions of Higher Learning (IPTA). The duration of the programme is 2 semesters with 50 credits. Students will be prepared with a strong science background which is required to pursue degree programmes in related courses. 

Semester 1 Credit hrs Semester 2 Credit hrs
Foundation Biology I
5 BIO095,
Foundation Biology II
Foundation Chemistry I
5 CHM096,
Foundation Chemistry II
Foundation Mathematics I
5 MAT097,
Foundation Mathematics For Scientists
Foundation Physics I
5 PHY098,
Foundation Physics II
Intermediate English
3 BEL311,
English For Academic Purposes
Tasawwur Islam/Agama Dan Manusia
2 CTU087/IDA087,
Islam Dan Sains/Agama, Sains Dan Teknologi

Upon completion of this program,
students with a CGPA of at least 2.50 may pursue degree programmes in various Science and Technology related Faculties in UiTM such as:

1.  Faculty of Applied Science
2.  Faculty of Health Science
3.  Faculty of Sport Science and Recreation
4.  Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Science
5.  Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology
6.  Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying

Students wishing to pursue degree courses in the

1.  Faculty of Medicine
2.  Faculty of Dentistry
3.  Faculty of Pharmacy

in UiTM must score a CGPA of at least 3.50. They are then eligible to attend the Pre-Medicine course conducted by the Faculty of Medicine, UiTM. They must also score a Band 3 for their MUET with minimum credits for all science subjects in their SPM examination. Also a minimum of A- in Biology and Chemistry and a B+ in Mathematics and Physics at the Asasi Sains level are required. The course runs for 5 weeks at the end of the second semester with the sole purpose of exposing students to a life at the Faculty of Medicine.

Entry Requirement

Candidates who wish to enter this programme must fulfill university requirement and possess the minimum qualifications as follows:

  • An excellent result in SPM or its equivalent achieving at least two distinction A- grades and two credit B grades for the following 4 subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Additional Mathematics.
  • Candidates must score at least a credit B grade in English AND a credit C grade in Bahasa Malaysia.

For more info, contact

Program Head, Asasi Science

Telephone : 03-3258 4990
Fax : 03-3258 4929
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