Engineering and Science

Foundation in Engineering and Science

MoHE approval code: JPT/BPP(R/010/3/0344) 04/20

Location Malaysia
Study Method Full-time
Study Mode On-Campus
Intake March or August
Duration 1 Year (2 semesters)
consists of 8 common units

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This course prepares students for undergraduate study in Engineering and Science, Computing and Information Technology. In addition to several units that are common to all foundation courses, students study units in Engineering Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and Programming in C++.

The courses are aimed at developing academic diligence, critical analysis, and a raft of generic skills in students. They provide a solid foundation for the students to adapt to university education more confidently, both in terms of level and style of education.

There are two (2) streams for the Foundation of Engineering and Science programme:

  1. Engineering stream
  2. Science stream

Pathways to further study at Curtin’s Perth Campus

Students who obtain satisfactory results are eligible for admission to a range of undergraduate courses offered at Curtin Perth.

Qualification Minimum Entry Requirements
Engineering Stream Science Stream
SPM 5 Credits including English and Mathematics and 2 passes
in Add. Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry or Biology
5 Credits including English and Mathematics, and a pass in any (1) of the Science subjects
GCE ‘O’ Level 5 GCE O Level credits including English or 5C and English competency 5 GCE O Level credits including English or 5C and English competency
UEC Grade B in four relevant academic subjects and English competence. Grade B in four relevant academic subjects and English competence.

Students with satisfactory results in the Foundation Studies – Engineering Stream can enter degree programmes below:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.)(Chemical, Civil and Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Environment, Mechanical, Petroleum)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems & Networking)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.)(Applied Geology)
  • Bachelor of Science (Computing)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Banking, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Management, Human Resources Management, Public Relations, Tourism and Hospitality)

Students with satisfactory results in the Foundation Studies – Science Stream can enter degree programmes below:

  • Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems & Networking)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.)(Applied Geology)
  • Bachelor of Science (Computing)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Banking, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Management, Human Resources Management, Public Relations, Tourism and Hospitality)

Click on the link below to view the Fees and Charges for the offered course.

Fees and Charges

Engineering Stream

Unit Title Credit/Hours
Year 1 Semester 1 Year 1 Semester 2
Effective Communication Skills 061 Chemistry 064 25
Engineering Mathematics 061 Engineering Mathematics 062 25
Programming in C++ 063 Physics 062 25
Physics 061 Writing and Research Skills 062 25
Sub Total 100

Science Stream

Unit Title Credit/Hours
Year 1 Semester 1 Year 1 Semester 2
Effective Communication Skills 061 Writing and Research Skills 062 25
Engineering Mathematics 061 Engineering Mathematics 062 25
Programming in C++ 063 Choice of 2 optional units from the list* below:

  1. Business Information Technology 061
  2. Economics 062
  3. Intro to Visual Culture 061
  4. Intro to Digital Innovations 061

*Subject to availability
*(25 credit/hours per unit)

25
Physics 061 25
Sub Total 100

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