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.

One Year

April & August

(R2/010/3/0135) 08/23


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 Science is a comprehensive pre-university programme which aims in providing students with the knowledge as preparation in pursuing their academic path in the field of 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, Physiotherapy, Allied Health Science and Healthcare Management. This programme has attained full accreditation status by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) in 2009.

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

English I

Mathematics I

Biology I

Behavioural Sciences:


Introduction to IT


English II

Biology II

Physics I

Chemistry I

Introduction to Business


English III

Physics II

Chemistry II

Mathematics II

Interpersonal Communication


SPM or equivalent

  • For academic leading to Medicine (after completing FIS); Pass SPM/0-Level with minimum 5 grade B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) AND another subject; or equivalent qualifications based on MQA guidelines.
  • For academic leading to other Bachelor Degree (after completing FIS); Pass SPM/0-Level with minimum 5 credits in Mathematics, TWO Science subjects and TWO other subjects; or equivalent qualifications based on MQA guidelines.

*International students may pursue FIS at AMU with an 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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