Study Foundation Programs in Malaysia

Foundation programs, also known as Pre-University programs are the perfect way to get an early head-start for your career.

Know your career path better and prepare well for the future with leading programs from world-class institutions.

What are Foundation programs?

  • Foundation or Pre-University programs are courses that are taught by leading universities to help students prepare for bachelors programs. 
  • The programs are usually taught over 12+ months which consist of around 3 semesters.
  • These programs start with general subject or modules and as the course progresses further, it becomes more specialised towards the career stream that the student is interested in.
  • Foundation programs are a great way for students to understand which particular program they should choose as their career option.

How Does It Work?

  • After completing your O Levels or 10th grade or equivalent with 5 credits, you are eligible to enrol into a foundation program.
  • Pick a foundation stream that closely matches your field of interest and start learning the fundamentals of your profession.
  • After successful completion of your foundation program, you automatically get enrolled into the bachelors program of your choice.

Foundation Fields

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Benefits of Foundation Program

Explore career options

Foundation helps students understand the nuances of each program specialisation and what careers are well suited for them.

Build Fundamentals

Students are able to understand the field principles thoroughly that helps them develop strong fundamentals & excel in future.

Learn Professional Skills

Students learn important skills such as presentation, writing, team work, research & analysis that builds confidence.

Create Better Future

Students are fully prepared for their undergraduate programs and learn important topics well ahead.

Frequently Asked Questions

Although A levels can provide direct entry to degree programs, provided students match the exact requirements of the course and university. 

But if students are unable to match the requirements, the university will put them through another foundation or bridging program to prepare you for the degree.

This leads to wasted time and money. The 2 years after O levels and added time to do the bridging program can be saved by directly enrolling into the appropriate foundation program. 

Foundation can help students save 1 to 2 years of time, prepare students properly for bachelors and provide a better way to enrol into degree programs.

Absolutely. Foundation programs are recognised courses offered and taught by leading universities.

If you have passed O Levels or 10th class or equivalent in your country with 5 credits, then you are eligible to apply for foundation program.

Usually the basic requirement stipulates credit ( C and above ) in 5 subjects, but the university cutoff can require higher percentage in core subjects.

Foundation streams are designed in a way which helps students understand fundamentals of a particular field. Let’s say you interested in software but don’t know which degree you should study, you will enrol into Technology and Computing stream. This foundation will help you determine which exact course is best suited to your interests. 

If you are interested in diverse fields such as Business and Engineering, but you’re unsure which one to take, contact us and we will help you figure the right match.

Yes. Upon completion the university will issue a course completion certificate to you.

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