FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE

Campus:

PICOMS Batu Muda

Programme Status:

Provisional Accreditation

Programme Code:

MQA/PA 9721

Specialisation:

Foundation in Science

Study Mode:

Full-time

Study Level:

Foundation

Intake:

December/January, April and September

Duration:

1 year

Medium of Instructions:

English/ Bahasa Melayu

Credit Hours:

50 hours

Background of Program :

The Foundation in Science is designed to provide students with the fundamentals in the science field and thus enable students to pursue a Bachelor programmes at PICOMS International University College. The course is designed to provide students with extensive and integrated teaching covering areas of science and also emphasize vocational and life skills. 

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

PEO1

To produce competent graduates who have strong fundamental knowledge and experiences before furthering their studies in related courses. 

PEO2

To generate competent graduates who are able to develop proficiency in English and practice communication skills effectively and ethically in various contexts of society. 

PEO3

To produce highly motivated graduates who are good in problem solving and decision making by integrating the knowledge and technical practices. 

PEO4

To produce graduates who are geared towards technology and research by utilizing ICT to explore business opportunities through lifelong learning in the science-related industry.  



Program Learning Objective (PLO)

PEO1

To produce competent graduates who have strong fundamental knowledge and experiences before furthering their studies in related courses. 

PEO2

To generate competent graduates who are able to develop proficiency in English and practice communication skills effectively and ethically in various contexts of society. 

PEO3

To produce highly motivated graduates who are good in problem solving and decision making by integrating the knowledge and technical practices. 

PEO4

To produce graduates who are geared towards technology and research by utilizing ICT to explore business opportunities through lifelong learning in the science-related industry.  



Admission Requirements :

 

  1. Further studies in Medicine:

-Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/ O-Level with grade B for 5 subjects namely Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and one other subject; or

  1. Further studies in the field of dentistry:

-Passed SPM / O-Level with at least Grade B in 5 subjects namely Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and one other subject; or

 

iii. Further studies in the field of pharmacy:

-Passed SPM/ O-Level with at least Grade B in 5 subjects namely Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and one other subject and must pass Bahasa Malaysia and English subjects with at least Grade C in SPM or equivalent.

 

  1. Further studies in the field of Allied Health Sciences:

Passed SPM/ O-Level with credit in 5 subjects including the following 4 subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics



  1. Further studies in the field of Engineering

Passed SPM/ O-Level with credit in 5 subjects including Mathematics and Physics as well as 3 other subjects or other equivalent qualifications; or

 

  1. Further studies in the field of Built Environment

Passed SPM/ O-Level with credit in 5 subjects including Mathematics or other equivalent qualification; or

 

vii. Further studies in other fields of Science

Passed SPM/ O-Level with at least credit in 5 subjects including Mathematics and 2 Science subjects; or

 

viii. Other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Government of Malaysia

 

Admission Fee : RM 200 (Registration Fee)

 

Opportunities to Further Study:

Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Technology/ Biomedical Sciences/Nursing/Physiotherapy/ Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health