FOUNDATION PROGRAMMES

AIMST University provides special emphasis on building studentsí interpersonal and communication skills including their language skills in English. In these programs, students are exposed to study skills to prepare them for their studies in Degree programs.

Foundation in Science is a 12-month programme consists of 3 terms. Term I, II and III each consists of 13 weeks of lectures and tutorials. Students are required to enroll in subject-packages appropriate to the program they intend to pursue at the degree level.

The following table indicates the combination of subjects needed to be taken by the students according to their choices of degree:

FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE

SubjectsEligibility
Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics 1 and English Medicine, Bachelor in Dental Surgery, Pharmacy and Biotechnology

(For MBBS and Dentistry programmes candidate must have at least grade B4 in the following subjects: Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry & Physics in their SPM)

FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE (Leading to Engineering)

SubjectsEligibility
Chemistry, Physics, Information Technology, Mathematics 1 and English BEngg (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Assessment
•  Coursework - 20%
•  Examinations - 80%
•  Total - 100%


Duration
1 Year Full-time


Accreditation
Accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (formerly known as LAN)


Minimum Entry Requirements

Foundation in Science
To pursue degree course in Medicine, BDS & Pharmacy
SPM / SPMV / O-Level At least grade B4 or B in the following subjects:
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and another subject.
Credit in Bahasa Malaysia & English.
To pursue any other degree courses
SPM / SPMV / O-Level Credits in 5 subjects including Mathematics and 2 science subjects. Pass in Bahasa Malaysia & English.
Foundation in Science (Leading to Engineering)
SPM / SPMV / O-Level Credits in 5 subjects including Mathematics and 2 science subjects. Pass in Bahasa Malaysia & English.
Note: Science subject refers to Chemistry, Physics & Biology (does not include Mathematics)