FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE (FIS)

KPT/JPS(R/010/3/0085)(A7920)06/17
INTAKES : JANUARY, MARCH, JULY
 
The Foundation in Science programme is essential for students who wish to pursue our Biosciences, Culinology®, Engineering, Medicine or Pharmacy course in Taylor’s University, Lakeside Campus, Malaysia.
 

 
1-YEAR PROGRAMME

Wide Range of Modern Facilities
  • Acquire practical skills with our science laboratories that are equipped with up-to-date instrumentation.
  • Experience learning supported by modern technology, such as lecture capture, and various online tools.
Balanced Learning Environment
  • Opportunity to acquire and demonstrate discipline specific knowledge, cognitive capabilities and soft skills.
  • A balanced assessment method, whereby 50% of the evaluation is allocated to various continuous assessments such as quizzes, class tests, projects and oral presentations while the remaining 50% to the final exam.
From Theory to Application
  • Holistic learning approach through the Integrated Science Project (ISP), which implements research skills and scientific concepts and balances learning outcomes with hands-on experimentation.
  • Cultivate independent and confident learners through continuous assessments which encompass public speaking, group work and creativity.
Conducive Learning Environment
  • Same access to the University’s facilities as undergraduate and postgraduate students, and able to contribute equally to the campus community.
  • Exposure to latest developments in science and technology through workshops and talks by local and international academicians and industry leaders.
Reliable Support System
  • First Year Experience (FYE) initiatives, such as motivational talks and peer-assisted study sessions, provide students the much-needed support to adjust to university life and excel in academic and extra-curricular activities.
 
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • English I
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry I
  • Mathematics
  • Elective I
Semester 2
  • English II
  • Human Biology
  • Chemistry II
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Elective II
  • Elective III
Electives*
Semester 1
  • Physics I
  • Creative Thinking Skill
Semester 2
  • Business Enterprise
  • Principles of Economics
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Social Psychology
* Subject to module availability
 
Find out more about your programme by talking to our friendly education counsellors.