Pre-university Programmes Overview: Form Six, Matriculation, A-level, AUSMAT, SAM, ICPU, IB, Foundation
Foundation programs are developed by colleges and universities for students who wish to progress to a diploma or degree course at the same institutions.
Some programs prepare students for specific course ie a business foundation program leads to a business degree program. There also general foundation programs such as a foundation in arts or a foundation in science, which prepares students for a variety o courses at university.
Foundation programs are one of a few pre-university courses which enable students to complete degree programs in a shorter time period compare to conventional routes.
SPM / O level / UEC or equilvalent: 5 credits incluiding English, mathematics and science subjects will be needed for more technical programs such as health sciences and engineering.
9 months to a year
These vary among institutions but they are usually in January, March, May, July/ August.
RM 3,750 – RM 9.000 (private colleges and universities) and RM10,000 – RM 19,500 (foreign university with a local campus).
Subjects and Assessment
These vary according to the type of foundation course pursued.
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