Foundation in Science (Medicine/Pharmacy) | Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences

Foundation in Science
(Medicine/Pharmacy)

KPT/JPS(R/720/3/0002)09/19 (A6527)

This programme is designed as a pathway for students to pursue a degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Dental Surgery or other medical courses. The courses offered are specifically tailored for direct progression to the undergraduate programmes. Students are exposed to a pre-university environment with the opportunity to interact with other students and the wider community through socially conscious student events and activities.

Affective Domain

We provide a holistic learning experience that emphasizes on professional ethics and values. These are cultivated throughout a student’s study by means of reflection sessions, peer, self and mentor feedback to ensure an all rounded assessment.

Extracurricular Opportunities

To provide a rich university experience, the University works with various student clubs and societies. Our collaboration with MERCY Malaysia in forming a Young Mercy programme is unique among the universities in Malaysia as it allows our students to experience volunteer relief operations first hand and sharpen their organizational and leadership skills.

Teaching Facilities

The University has over 30 different science laboratories for basic sciences subjects as well as specialized research laboratories such as Pharmacognosy Lab, Simulated Aseptic Room, Medical Sciences Lab, Biomedical Engineering Lab and Bioequivalance Drug Lab among others. All these laboratories are fully equipped to ensure students are properly trained using relevant and up-to-date technology.

The university library specializes in the collection of healthcare references. Materials available in the library are also focused on subjects offered by the Faculties including Biochemistry, Neurology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Physiology, Cardiology, Psychiatry etc. The library holds approximately 13,000 titles of physical books and thousands more e-journals and multimedia collection.

Academic Pathway

A successful completion of the Foundation in Science programme leads to the following CUCMS degree programmes:

• Degree in Medicine (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery – MBBS)
• Degree in Pharmacy
For information on the Foundation programme that leads to our other degree programmes, please click here to visit the page for Foundation in Allied Science.

Study Mode

Full time

• Didactic lectures and tutorials
• Written assessments
• Practical laboratory experiments

Course Structure

1 year (3 semesters)
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics
Fundamental English
Introduction to Medicine and Pharmacy
Introduction to IT and Its Applications
Pengajian Malaysia
Pendidikan Islam/ Moral.

Entry Requirements

All applicants, except those with a degree qualification in art or humanities, must have passed and attained a minimum of the following:

No Qualifications Requirements/Score type
1 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Pass with a minimum five (5) credits with at least 4B in Mathematics and Science

 

AND

Obtain 4Bs in at least three (3) of the following subjects:-

  • Additional Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Other technical subjects

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