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Duration:
1 year

Intakes:
Jan 14, Apr 22, May 20, July 22, Sept 9

Campus:
HELP Damansara

Level of Study:
Pre-University

Faculty:
HELP Matriculation Centre

Course Code:
KPT/JPS (R2/010/3/0225) (A10667) 07/24

About this course

Choosing the right career at a tender age of 16 or 17 can be a with challenging task. Many students are left with the difficult task of making that choice without being sufficiently equipped with the necessary details to make an informed choice. Bearing that in mind, the Foundation Programme is designed to cater for the needs of the students taking into account the following considerations:

  • To provide good quality Pre-University education that prepares the students to meet the demands of undergraduate study
  • To incorporate a certain degree of flexibility where students can make their choice of selecting a discipline at a later stage rather than at the beginning of the course
  • Subjects such as Study Skills and Critical Thinking Skills are added to give the students an edge over others
  • Extra-curricular activities as well as good pastoral care are emphasized to ensure that students obtain a holistic education
  • To provide a conducive environment for study as well as to equip them with excellent facilities

Course details

50 Credit hours

3 Semesters

14 Weeks per semester

13 subjects (8 core + 5 elective)

Total Course Fees

RM 22,100

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • 5 SPM/SPMV Credits. At least a credit
    in Mathematics and 2 Science subjects (Biology/Chemistry/Physics) and a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History.
  • 5 O-Level Credits. At least a credit in Mathematics and 2 Science subjects (Biology/Chemistry/Physics)
  • 3B’s in UEC. At least a credit in Mathematics and 2 Science subjects (Biology/Chemistry/Physics)
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Note: Forecast results are accepted. A conditional offer will be given to those who meet the entry requirements.

Pre-requisites

Students wishing to pursue the following undergraduate programmes are required to meet the following pre-requisites in SPM or equivalent qualifications:

Accounting & Finance

  • Credit in Mathematics
  • Pass in English

Business

  • Pass in Mathematics and English

Communication

  • Credit in English

Computer Science / Software Engineering

  • Credit in Additional Mathematics

Information Technology

  • Credit in Mathematics

Psychology

  • Credit in Mathematics
  • Credit in One Science/General Science subject
  • A in English

Teaching English as Second Language

  • Pass in English

Dentistry, Medicine and Pharmacy

  • 5 Bs each in Biology,
    Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics
    (or Additional Mathematics) and another subject

Subject Listing

  • Intermediate English (4 credit hours)
  • Calculus (4 credit hours)
  • Computing Principles  (4 credit hours)
  • Study Skills (3 credit hours)
  • Personal Development and Leadership (3 credit hours)
  • Advanced English (Pre-requisite: Intermediate English) (4 credit hours)
  • Critical Thinking Skills (4 credit hours)
  • 2 Electives
  • Culture, Arts and Politics (4 credit hours)
  • 3 Electives
  • C Programming (c)
  • Economics Principle
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Introduction to Legal Studies
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Psychology for Personal Development
  • Statistics

MEDICINE

  • Biology I: Molecules, Cells and Energy
  • Biology II: Systems and Functions (pre-requisite: Biology I)
  • Chemistry I: Elements, Compounds and Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry II: Thermochemistry and Organic Chemistry 2 (pre-requisite: Chemistry I)

DENTISTRY

  • Biology I: Molecules, Cells and Energy
  • Biology II: Systems and Functions (pre-requisite: Biology I)
  • Chemistry I: Elements, Compounds and Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry II: Thermochemistry and Organic Chemistry 2 (pre-requisite: Chemistry I)

PHARMACY

  • Biology I: Molecules, Cells and Energy
  • Biology II: Systems and Functions (pre-requisite: Biology I)
  • Chemistry I: Elements, Compounds and Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry II: Thermochemistry and Organic Chemistry 2 (pre-requisite: Chemistry I)

ENGINEERING

  • Chemistry I: Elements, Compounds & Organic Chemistry 1
  • Chemistry II: Thermochemistry & Organic Chemistry 2 (pre-requisite: Chemistry I)
  • Physics I: Mechanics, Light & Optics
  • Physics II: Fluid Mechanics, Electricity & Magnetism (pre-requisite: Physics I)

Assessment

Coursework and Assignments – 50%
Final examination – 50%
Total – 100%

Why Foundation @ HELP?

 
  • Recognition by universities in Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, United States of America and other countries
  • A flexible programme which offers a broad-based education providing exposure to a variety of disciplines, thus allowing students to make an informed choice when deciding on a future career
  • Leadership training specially designed by experienced psychologists and trained facilitators highlighting the following areas: self-confidence & self-esteem, dealing with fear, dealing with change, team work, cultivating the right values in order to be an ethical employee