Foundation in Science

Course ID
SEGi University
Level of Study

The Foundation in Science programme at SEGi University is an essential stepping stone for students transitioning from secondary education to tertiary-level studies. Crafted to provide a robust foundation, particularly for those aiming to pursue degrees in Health Sciences and Engineering, this programme ensures a smooth transition and guarantees entry into SEGi’s esteemed degree programmes and those in collaboration with leading UK universities.

A standout feature of this programme is its “Industry into Classroom” approach. Unlike traditional industry collaborations, SEGi integrates real industry projects into coursework and assignments. This unique setup allows students to gain hands-on experience while being mentored by both academic lecturers and industry professionals. Such an approach provides invaluable real-world insights and experiences.

Adding to its appeal is the programme’s emphasis on student diversity. With a vibrant community of students from over 90 nationalities, SEGi offers a truly international learning environment. This exposure to diverse cultures and backgrounds is instrumental in providing students with a global perspective.

The programme is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, ensuring quality and recognition. It covers a range of subjects, including Chemistry, Mathematics, various electives, and specialised tracks for Health Sciences and Engineering.

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Entry requirements

SPM/O-Level – min. 5 credits including Mathematics and 2 Science subjects
UEC – min. B in 3 subjects including Mathematics & 2 Science subjects

Programme structure and modules

Semester 1

Chemistry 1
Mathematics 1
Elective 1*
Elective 2*

Semester 2

Chemistry 2
Mathematics 2
Elective 3*
Elective 4*

Semester 3

Chemistry 3
Mathematics 3
Academic English
Computer Application
Elective 5*

Elective (by Specialisation)*


Biology 1
Physics 1
Biology 2
Physics 2
Physics 3

Health Sciences

Biology 1
Public Speaking
Biology 2
Information Technology
Introduction to Patient Care/ Critical Thinking Skills


Physics 1
Public Speaking
Physics 2
Information Technology
Physics 3

* Electives are subject to change without prior notice.
* Students intending to articulate into the Health Science degree programmes will have a
choice to take either General or Health Sciences Pathway.
* Students intending to articulate into Engineering degree programmes will have a choice
to take either General or Engineering Pathway.

Career opportunities

This qualification is specially designed for students with SPM, O-Level or equivalent qualifications. Upon successful completion of this programme, students may enrol in a range of health science or engineering degree programmes.

Information on Accreditation

Intakes & Orientation Dates

Orientation Dates