• FOUNDATION STUDIES
  • FOUNDATION STUDIES

PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS

The Centre for Foundation Studies offers a one-year pre-university programme that enriches students with quality education that imparts the cutting-edge knowledge, skills, and attitudes to undertake undergraduate studies in an international learning and teaching environment. Issues of leadership, social responsibility, scholarship, community involvement, ethical values and professionalism are also incorporated into the Centre’s various courses, as well as their approach and delivery. In addition, the Centre has established an educational environment where students can broaden their worldview, develop the love for learning, and inculcate the 5As Core Values of Adab, Akhlak, Aqidah, Amanah and Amalan, in line with the Philosophy, Vision and Mission of AIU.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Passed GSCE O Level or equivalent with 5 credits inclusive of English and Mathematics OR
  • Passed A Level or equivalent with 3 Principal E and credits in English and Mathematics at GSCE O Level or equivalent
  • Not older than 22 years of age on the date of admission
  • Low household income
  • Single marital status
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

 

SEMESTER 1 COURSES

CREDIT

SEMESTER 2 COURSES

CREDIT

SUMMER SEMESTER COURSES

CREDIT

TOTAL CREDITS

YEAR ONE

English I

4

English II

4

English III

4

 

Mathematics I

4

Mathematics II

4

Mathematics III

4

Information Literacy

3

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

3

Introduction to Information Technology

3

Learning Skills

3

Communication Skills

3

 

 

Thinking Skills

3

Academic Writing Skills

3

 

 

Co-Curriculum and Leadership

2

Introduction to Business

3

 

 

 

19

 

20

 

11

50

CONTACT DETAILS

Ildefonso Halipa Jr.

Head, Centre for Foundation Studies

 

Contact Number: +604 774 7435

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.aiu.edu.my

 

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