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Our Foundation in Science is geared towards helping you get a head start in your chosen field of Health Sciences. Offering a blend of subjects, our FIS is the academic bridge specially designed to equip you with proper grounding of fundamental knowledge you will need to ensure smooth transition to the exhaustive undergraduate studies. Through this 1-year programme, you would be empowered with essential knowledge and mentored to develop your study and learning skills.

Program Structure

Year 1





Duration 14 weeks 14 weeks 14 weeks
Subjects English I
Study Skills & Critical Thinking
English II
Fundamentals of Statistics
General Chemistry
Introduction to Psychology
Basic Human Anatomy
Basic Human Physiology
Organic Chemistry
Fundamentals of ICT
Basic Pharmacology

Oral Biology (for BDS)
Introduction to Forensic Science (for MBBS)
Principles of Health Care Management (for Allied health Sciences)

Career Path

With a strong focus towards health sciences, our Foundation programme provides for a strong foundation towards undergraduate degrees in the fields of:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Biomedical Science
  • Psychology
  • Allied Health
  • Optometry
  • Nursing

As an MQA recognised programme, our Foundation in Science would be recognised as a valid entry requirement towards the related fields above not just with Manipal University College Malaysia but also with other Malaysian private institutions of higher learning.

Apply Now

Have questions or Queries on the application process? Contact below for details

Manipal University College Malaysia
Jalan Batu Hampar, Bukit Baru, 75150 Melaka.
Tollfree Number: 1700-811-662


March / April & August


1 Yr

Students Speak

Here is what our students and alumni have to say...

Ever since I have enrolled in MUCM, my perception and passion for education has increased exponentially. What distinguishes MUCM from other colleges is the diligent faculty team which show so much passion and professionalism in teaching, which helps to mould us into becoming the best version of ourselves. I am very proud of studying here because Manipal has been consistently producing the best doctors worldwide.

Suvitra A/P Ethiraj
Foundation in Science, class of 2018