Does a career in the field of sciences intrigue you? Does watching ‘Abby Sciuto’ from NCIS work her magic in the lab have you envision working in one?
If you wish to pursue a science-related undergraduate degree, the Veritas University College’ Foundation in Science is a preparatory university program designed to build your confidence, whilst developing academic and practical skills, alongside fundamental subject knowledge to continue on to a degree of your choice.
This MQA approved one-year programme will be your fast-track route to an undergraduate degree in the field of sciences, focusing on crucial subjects such as Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics.
Are you ready to become a specialist in the field of sciences?
- Learn the theoretical and practical foundations for knowledge and skills acquisition in various disciplines of study in sciences.
- Be prepared for undergraduate studies at Higher Learning Institutions (HLIs) throughout Malaysia and overseas.
- Be able to explain concepts, theories, and principles in your chosen area of study, source and process data using appropriate digital/technology applications, analyse and apply information to solve problems.
- Develop your skills for lifelong learning and communication in responsible ways.
About Veritas University College
At Veritas, we are constantly re-thinking the learning process and leveraging on efficiency, technology and strategic partnerships to provide a holistic next gen educational journey for our students. Veritas is also committed to pushing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by continuously developing world class programmes at some of the most affordable fees available in the market. As a result of our far-reaching efforts, Veritas has received the BrandLaureate Best Brand in Online Education award for 2020, 2021 and 2022 in recognition of our exceptional academic and co-curricular experience.
How Do I Get In?
- SPM/IGCSE results or equivalent – 5 credits
- UEC – 3 Bs including Maths, and a pass in BM and English
*Trial Examinations/Forecast results are accepted
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