Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia

Quick Facts

Duration

1 year

Mode

Full-time, On-campus

Intake

May, Sep

Tuition Fees

RM27,580

Course Highlights

  • Mirrors the foundation programme offered at Newcastle University in the UK
  • Teaching and learning strategy that encourages you to gain gradual knowledge and understanding through lectures and practical laboratory sessions
  • Develop the necessary knowledge, intellectual skills and practical laboratory skills to study medicine, biomedical or biological sciences, or pharmacy at NUMed or in Newcastle UK
  • Ranked #129 in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2025

Course Structure

Semester 1:

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Foundation Biology 1
  • Foundation Chemistry
  • Foundation Mathematics and Statistics
  • Study Skills and ICT for Science and Medicine

Semester 2:

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Foundation Biology 1
  • Foundation Biology 2
  • Foundation Chemistry
  • Foundation Mathematics and Statistics
  • Study Skills and ICT for Science and Medicine

Semester 3:

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Foundation Biology 2
  • Foundation of Medical Studies
  • Foundation Physics

Entry Requirements

  • 5Bs in each of the following subjects at O-Level, SPM, IGCSE, Local High School Curriculum Grade 12 or equivalent:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Mathematics and
    • One other subject
  • CEFR English: C2, C1, B2
  • O Level English 1119: B
  • IGCSE English First Language: C
  • IGCSE English Second Language: B
  • MUET: 3
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 79

*IELTS 5.0 in each of the four elements of the test is required.

Estimated Fees

Application fees (non-refundable)

RM0

Tuition fees

RM27,580

Discounts & scholarships

-RM1,800

  • Exclusive
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Total payable amount

RM25,780

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