Foundation in Science (Engineering)
Approval Code R2/010/3/0193; 01/2023 (KL) | R2/010/3/0196; 04/2024 (Kuching)
Accreditation Code A 9776 (KL) | A 9780 (Kuching)
Classification Foundation
Subject Area Science (Engineering)
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 1 Year / 3 Semesters (14 weeks per semester, no short semester)
Course Location Kuala Lumpur , Kuching
Intakes January, May and September

International Degree Pathways



There will always be a demand for engineers – even more at the onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that is changing the world fundamentally.

At our Foundation of Science (Engineering), you will acquire a solid grounding in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects for a broad understanding of engineering fundamentals.  Our integrated and synergized programme will expose you early to engineering-specific subjects and equip you with the right skills and knowledge.

Incorporating varied and innovative teaching methods including lab work and industrial visits, study with and be mentored by our notable professors, adjunct professors and guest lecturers who are also industry leaders.  Develop your expert skills early through our specialist industry-standard facilities and laboratories in a stimulating environment.

Start laying the groundwork for an enriching degree course in engineering and your engineering career.

Assessments

Vary from course to course including:

  • Written exams
  • Project-based coursework

Coursework percentage: 50%, written examination percentage: 50% (percentage may vary from course to course).

Foundation in Science 
Qualification
Academic Requirements
 
SPM / O-levels
5 credits inclusive of Mathematics and 1 pure science subject
UEC
3 credits inclusive of Mathematics and 1 pure science subject
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Overall average of 60% inclusive of Mathematics and 2 pure science subjects
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Overall average of 50% inclusive of Mathematics and 2 pure science subjects

 

 

Important Note

  • ALL Malaysian students must have credits in Bahasa Melayu at SPM level for admission into Nursing Programmes and Pass MUET with minimum of Band 4.
  • ALL International students must have English requirements: IELTS Band 5.5; OR TOEFL 550 (Written-based), 215 (Computer-based), 80 (internet-based).
 

English Language Requirements

A distinction (A+,A or A-) in English Language course at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or TOEFL score of 196 (computer-based) / 525 (written-based) / 69-70 (internet-based); or IELTS Band 5.5. Additional English course(s) must be taken at UCSI University concurrently with undergraduate programme if English Language requirements are not fulfilled.

 

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credits – 'A+' to 'C'
O-levels Credits – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credits – 'A1' to 'B6'



International Degree Pathway (IDP) via Foundation in Science (Engineering)

IDP Programme Pathway University Country Fee
BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering 1+4 Cork Institute of Technology Ireland € 11,250
BEng (Hons) Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering 1+4 Cork Institute of Technology Ireland € 11,250
BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering 1+3 University of Northampton United Kingdom £ 11700
BEng (Hons) Electrical Engineering 1+4 Cork Institute of Technology Ireland € 11,250
BEng (Hons) Electromechanical Engineering 1+3 University of Northampton United Kingdom £ 11700
BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering 1+4 Cork Institute of Technology Ireland € 11,250
BEng (Hons) Electronics Systems 1+4 Institute of Technology Carlow Ireland € 9,750
BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering 1+4 Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Ireland € 9,950
BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering 1+4 Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland € 10,250
BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering 1+4 Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland € 10,250
BEng (Hons) in Energy Engineering 1+4 Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Ireland € 9,950
BEng (Hons) in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering 1+4 Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland € 10,250
BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering 1+4 Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Ireland € 9,950
BEng (Hons) in Sustainable Civil Engineering 1+4 Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland € 9,000
BEng (Hons) in Sustainable Energy Engineering 1+4 Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland € 10,250
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering 1+4 Institute of Technology Carlow Ireland € 9,750
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering 1+4 Cork Institute of Technology Ireland € 11,250
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering 1+3 University of Northampton United Kingdom £ 11700
BEng (Hons) Structural Engineering 1+4 Cork Institute of Technology Ireland € 11,250
BEng (Hons) Sustainable Energy Engineering 1+4 Cork Institute of Technology Ireland € 11,250
BEng in Aeronautical Engineering 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 11,423
BEng in Biomedical Engineering 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 11,423
BEng in Chemical & Biomedical Engineering 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 11,423
BEng in Civil Engineering 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 11,423
BEng in Design & Manufacture 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 11,423
BEng in Electronic & Computer Engineering 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 15,358
BEng in Mechanical Engineering 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 11,423
BSc (Hons) Engineering 1+3 University of Northampton United Kingdom £ 11700
BSc (Hons) in Manufacturing Engineering 1+4 Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland € 10,250
BSc (Hons) in Furniture Design & Manufacture 1+4 Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Ireland € 9,950
BSc (Hons) Instrument Engineering 1+4 Cork Institute of Technology Ireland € 11,250
BSc (Hons) Leather Technology (Business / Leather Science / Marketing) 1+3 University of Northampton United Kingdom £ 11700
BSc in Aircraft Maintenance & Airworthiness Engineering 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 11,423
BSc in Electronics 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 11,423
BSc in Industrial Biochemistry 1+4 University of Limerick Ireland € 11,423

For enquiry, please contact us at geo@ucsiuniversity.edu.my or call us at +603 9101 8880 ext 2066.