Foundation in Science

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

Biotechnology & Life Sciences Foundation 1 year From RM 17,550
  • 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 either Pure Science, Engineering and Computing pathways.



  • 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

* Applicable to INTI International University only.

CampusLocal StudentsInternational Students
INTI International UniversityApprox. RM 18,499Approx. RM 22,139
INTI International College SubangApprox. RM 18,499Approx. RM 20,020
INTI International College PenangApprox. RM 17,550Approx. RM 17,719

See our fee schedule for more information

Engineering Pathway
Entry LevelEntry Requirements
SPM / O Level / Equivalent5 credits including Mathematics and Physics
UEC / Equivalent3Bs including Mathematics and Physics

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

Biological Science & Pure Science Pathway
Entry LevelEntry Requirements
SPM / O Level / Equivalent5 credits including Mathematics and two other pure science subjects. A pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English
UEC / Equivalent3Bs including Mathematics, two other Science subjects and a pass in English


Computer Science & Information Technology Pathway
Entry LevelEntry Requirements
SPM / O Level / Equivalent5 credits including Mathematics (Credit in Additional Maths or equivalent required for Computer Science)
UEC / Equivalent3Bs including Additional Maths, 2 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

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:

  • Biotechnology
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences


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: (R2/010/3/0198)(03/24)(A10019)
INTI International College Subang: (N/010/3/0445)(04/22)(MQA/FA8898)
INTI International College Penang: (N/010/3/0422)(09/21)(MQA/FA8334)

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