What will I learn?

The Foundation in Science programme at IUMW equips students with the specific knowledge to pursue their degrees in the field of health, science, technology, engineering, mathematics and information technology. With practical exposure and a hands-on learning approach, those pursuing this programme will have a strong grasp of the core science knowledge they will need to excel in their future undertakings.

Students of this programme not only acquire solid basics in the core Science subjects but are empowered by other relevant skills such as critical thinking, public speaking and presentation techniques. Students will be given plenty of hands-on experience, essential for any student who wishes to excel in the science fields.

Which department am I in?

Centre of Foundation Studies

Study options

Full Time (1 year/ 3 semesters)

Tuition fees
RM17,908.00 (US$ 4,226) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022


International University of Malaya-Wales

Administration Wing, 1st Floor, Block A, City Campus,

Jalan Tun Ismail,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

50480, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of SPM/SPMV/O Level: Pass with at least credit in any five (5) subjects, UEC: Pass with at least grade B in three (3) subjects, Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government or University’s Senate.

For international students


Pass SPM/SPMV with minimum Credit in five (5) subjects including mathematics. OR Pass O-Level with minimum credit in three (3) subjects including mathematics.


Minimum grade B4 in three (3) subjects including mathematics.

English Requirements for International Students:

  • Pass IUMW Intensive English, or IELTS with minimum Band 5, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 500;

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