Foundation in Science

Developed to help students gain the knowledge needed for admission into Science or Engineering programmes.

Engineering Foundation 1 year From RM 19,305
  • Enables students to pursue further education in the sciences.
  • Direct transition into other INTI Programmes.
  • Accredited and accepted everywhere, which allows for easy applications to universities.
  • Choose from Biological Science, Bioscience, Pure Science or other Science; Engineering; Computer Science and Information Technology pathway*.

* Subject to campus availability



  • Chemistry 1
  • Chemistry 2*
  • English Language Skills 1
  • English Language Skills 2*
  • General Studies
  • Mathematics 1
  • Mathematics 2*
  • Self-development Skills
  • Skills for Creative Thinking

Elective papers for Biological Science/ Bioscience## Pathway

  • Basic Computing
  • Biology 1
  • Biology 2
  • Statistics

Elective papers for Pure Science / Other Science Area# Pathway

  • Biology 1
  • Biology 2
  • Physics 1
  • Physics 2

Elective papers for Engineering Pathway

  • Physics 1
  • Physics 2
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Basic Computing

* Prerequisite applies
# Only offered in Penang campus
## Only offered in INTI International University

Campus Local Students International Students
INTI International University Approx. RM 19,942 Approx. RM 19,942
INTI International College Subang Approx. RM 21,112 Approx. RM 21,112
INTI International College Penang Approx. RM 19,305 Approx. RM 19,305
Engineering Pathway
Entry Level Entry Requirements
SPM / O Level / Equivalent 5 credits including Mathematics and Physics
UEC / Equivalent 3Bs including Mathematics and Physics

Note: Entry to Bachelor of Science (Hons) Quantity Surveying (BQSI)
Students are required to obtain a credit in BM and English at SPM or UEC prior to progressing to BQSI.

Biological Science/ Bioscience & Pure Science / Other Science Area Pathway
Entry Level Entry Requirements
*SPM / O Level / Equivalent 5 credits including Mathematics and two other Pure Science subjects and a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English
*UEC / Equivalent 3Bs including Mathematics, two other Science subjects and a pass in English

*Note: Depending on the final degree choice (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Health Science and Allied Health). Please refer to the Head of Programme for further information on the requirements

Computer Science & Information Technology Pathway
Entry Level Entry Requirements
SPM / O Level / Equivalent 5 credits including Mathematics
(Credit in Additional Mathematics /equivalent required for Computer Science)
UEC / Equivalent 3Bs including Additional Mathematics, two Science subjects and a pass in English

Note: International students are subject to meet entry requirements that reflect similar qualifications and experience as stated above.
To find country-specific entry requirements visit our international entry requirement page

Campuses & Intakes

INTI International University

  • January
  • May
  • August

INTI International College Subang

  • January
  • April
  • August

INTI International College Penang

  • January
  • April
  • August

Note: International students are subject to placement guidelines. Please check with a student counsellor.

This programme is designed to equip students with the fundamental knowledge needed to pursue programmes in the following fields:

  • Medical
  • Applied science
  • Chemistry
  • Built environment
  • Computing & Information Technology (IT)/ computer science
  • Mathematics
  • Business & management/ financial Services/ accounting/ marketing
  • Art/ design/ social science/ art/ logistics/ communications


Assessment of individual courses in the Foundation Programme consists of two components:

Continuous course work (50%)
Final examination (50%)

The continuous course work component comprises different assessment tasks such as projects, assignments, laboratory work, presentations, tests, and others as assigned throughout each semester. The final examination is conducted at the end of each semester. The assessments are subject to quality assurance procedures to maintain high standards and ensuring fair assessment.

Accredited by
INTI International University: (R3/0011/3/0055)(03/29)(A10019)
INTI International College Subang: (R/010/3/0445)(04/27)(MQA/FA8898)
INTI International College Penang: (R/010/3/0422)(09/28)(MQA/FA8334)

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