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The IMU Foundation in Science gives students a proper grounding for a science-related degree, especially in the areas of medicine and health sciences.
The curriculum is designed to stimulate critical thinking and build a life-long love for science via interactive workshops, seminars, experiments, or lectures by visiting professors from IMU’s renowned partner universities.
Students will not only learn the fundamental scientific principles and skillsets, they will also be motivated to explore their interests in a particular field of science to help them choose the pathway leading to their career choice.
Subject to specific entry requirements, students who successfully complete the Foundation in Science programme will be able to gain entry into IMU or other Malaysian universities as it is an MQA accredited programme.
The IMU Foundation in Science programme has 3 start dates across the year so you can choose the time frame that is most suitable for you.
IMU is Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and healthcare university with over 28 years of dedicated focus in healthcare education. IMU achieved the SETARA-2017 Tier 6 status (Outstanding) under the Mature University category.
The Foundation in Science programme has a high-quality curriculum and is benchmarked to meet international standards.
The Foundation in Science programme gives you a direct pathway into the undergraduate programme of your choice available at IMU and most of its international partner universities
As a student at IMU, you will have access to academic experts in medical and health sciences education.
You will have access to our University’s facilities and can take advantage of the on-and-off campus activities within the campus community, right from the start of the FIS programme which is fully integrated into the University campus
The Foundation in Science is a 1-year programme and conducted in 3 semesters. Assessment will be in-course as well as summative. Students are taught the core academic subjects together with the English language.
The Cross-Boundary Studies offered will enable students to work in collaborative groups to explore an issue in a multidisciplinary approach, strategise and implement changes to have a positive impact on the issue. Students will be able to communicate how they apply their knowledge and apply it to solve the issue of concern.
Selected modules will be linked to the IMU degree programme to enable lecturers in these programmes to build linkages and introduce health science specialisations to the students.
Students will be assessed through class tests, end of semester examinations, practical work, reports, assignments, problem-based learning sessions, projects and presentations of their work.
Pass SPM/O-Level with minimum 5 credits in Mathematics and 2 Science subjects and two other subjects or equivalent qualification based on MQA guidelines.
English Requirements – IELTS
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