Foundation Engineering & Science
Course approval code: KPT/JPS(KA5811)04/10
The course prepares students for undergraduate study in Engineering, Science, Health Science, Computing and Information Technology.
There are three streams offered in the Foundation Engineering & Science course. As well as several units that are common to all foundation courses, students will study units relevant to their chosen stream.
Engineering: Engineering students will study units in engineering mathematics, physics and chemistry.
Health Science: Health Science students will study units in chemistry and human biology.
Information Technology: Information Technology students will study units in physics and information technology (visual basic and C++).
The Private Higher Educational Act 1996 (Act 555) provides that every PHEI shall teach the following compulsory subjects: Malaysian Studies, Islamic Studies for students professing the Islamic religion and Moral Education for non-Muslim students.
All Malaysian students are required to attend classes and pass these compulsory subjects as a prerequisite to the award of a certificate, diploma or degree. The classes are optional for non-Malaysian students.
Pathways to Further Study at Curtin Sarawak Malaysia
Students who obtain satisfactory results in the Foundation Engineering and Science program are eligible for entry into the following courses offered at the Curtin Sarawak Campus: -
- Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical, Civil and Construction, Mechanical, Computer Systems, Electrical, Electronic and Communication)
- Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems and Networking)
- Bachelor of Business Administration
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)
- Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology, Computer Science, Geophysics, Life Science)
Pathways to Further Study at Curtin Perth Australia
Students who obtain satisfactory results in the Foundation Engineering and Science program are eligible for admission to the undergraduate courses offered at Perth, Bentley Campus. Courses include: Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Medical Science, Public Health, Environmental Science and Architecture.