Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia
Johor, Malaysia
Qualification
Foundation / Pre-U / A-level
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
June September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 6,417
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 7,040

About this course

This 12-month programme is intended to serve as a comprehensive Foundation for Malaysian students intending to study medicine, biological or biomedical sciences or science at the undergraduate level in Malaysia at NUMed.

At the end of the programme, they can expect to not just gain a strong grounding in the fields of medicine and biomedical sciences, but also develop their English language proficiency and acquire the study skills necessary to thrive in a higher education setting.

They will be able to experience British university teaching methods as well.

Entry Requirements

We normally require 4As 1B each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and another subject at O-Level; SPM, IGCSE, Local High School Curriculum Grade 12 or equivalent. 

Curriculum

The curriculum is arranged with eight (180 UK credits) modules being studied over three semesters as follows. The programme consists of the following modules:

 

 

Semester 1

  • English for Academic Purposes

  • Foundation Biology 1

  • Foundation Chemistry

  • Foundation Mathematics and Statistics

  • Study Skills and ICT for Science and Medicine

 

Semester 2

  • English for Academic Purposes

  • Foundation Biology 1

  • Foundation Biology 2

  • Foundation Chemistry

  • Foundation Mathematics and Statistics

  • Study Skills and ICT for Science and Medicine

 

The curriculum is arranged with eight (180 UK credits) modules being studied over three semesters as follows. The programme consists of the following modules:

 

Semester 1

  • English for Academic Purposes

  • Foundation Biology 1

  • Foundation Chemistry

  • Foundation Mathematics and Statistics

  • Study Skills and ICT for Science and Medicine

 

Semester 2

  • English for Academic Purposes

  • Foundation Biology 1

  • Foundation Biology 2

  • Foundation Chemistry

  • Foundation Mathematics and Statistics

  • Study Skills and ICT for Science and Medicine

 

Semester 3

  • English for Academic Purposes

  • Foundation Biology 1

  • Foundation Biology 2

  • Foundation of Medical Studies

  • Foundation Physics

 

  • English for Academic Purposes

  • Foundation Biology 1

  • Foundation Biology 2

  • Foundation of Medical Studies

  • Foundation Physics

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