FOUNDATION IN HEALTH SCIENCES

This 1-year Foundation programme prepares you to understand core subjects and gauge with the next level requirements. It helps broaden students’ thinking and strengthen their mind to continue at degree level.

DURATION:
One Year

INTAKE:
April & August

PROGRAMME APPROVAL CODE:

KPT/JPS(R/010/3/0135) 08/18

(MQA/A8668)

What Will You Learn

  • Learning a wide range of broad subject areas

  • Open up opportunities for student to specialise further in your next year

  • Faster to land for first year of a full degree programme

  • This programme is designed to prepare student for a range of courses

  • The flexibility is one of the great things about the foundation year

  • Allowing student to find out more about your interests and talents before focusing on a three-year degree

Programme Introduction

Foundation in Health Sciences is a comprehensive pre-university programme which aims in providing students with the knowledge as a preparation in pursuing their academic path in the field of health science.

Our programme is designed to offer an excellent and worthy pre-university education that will augment the relevant pathway towards achieving industry related careers specifically in the field of Medicine, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Allied Health Science and Healthcare Management.

This programme has attained full accreditation status by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) in 2009.

SEMESTER 1
  • English 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • Biology 1
  • Behavioural Sciences: Psychology
  • Fundamental of IT
SEMESTER 2
  • English 2
  • Physics 1
  • Biology 2
  • General Chemistry
  • Introduction to Health Education
SEMESTER 3
  • Mathematics 2
  • Physics 2
  • Chemistry for Health Sciences
  • Interpersonal Communication

SPM or equivalent

Academic Leading to Medicine and Pharmacy majors (after completing FHS) Requirement

Minimum 5 Grade B’s in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics); AND

Another subject at SPM Level/ “0” Level

Leading to other Bachelor Degrees (after completing FHS)

Minimum 5 credits in Mathematics, 2 Science subjects and 2 other subjects’ O – Level

 

*International students may pursue FHS at AMU with equivalent academic qualification

Career Prospect

Degree in Health Science

  • CGPA 3.00 and above for MBBS and Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • CGPA 2.50 and above for Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Healthcare Management, Bachelor Degree in Allied Science courses

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