1 year
Mar Jun Oct
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 3,782
MYR 15,840
Foreign students
USD 4,728
MYR 19,800
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

This Foundation in Life Sciences programme is a one year pre-university programme delivered through engaging lectures and designed to guide students to actively seek knowledge. In this programme, lectures are supplemented with laboratory work to help students develop their practical skills, working confidence and ability to work effectively in a group.

The subjects covered in this programme provides a holistic, inspiring and balanced educational experience which equips students with a solid foundation for higher levels of learning and nurture their potential for future academic excellence at the tertiary level.

The programme is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and mindset to pursue a degree in Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Bioinformatics in FIST. Bioinformatics is a specialized science programme that combines both studies in biology and information technology. What makes Bioinformatics truly unique is that it involves the use of computational tools and methods to process complex and vital biological data such as DNA and proteins. 

Entry Requirements

  • Pass in O Level / equivalent with 5Cs inclusive of English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry;
  • AND Fulfil MMU’s Min. English Requirement.