FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE AT RUMC

N/010/3/0491 (PA9105) 12/2022

LEADING TO NATIONAL UNIVERSITY IRELAND (NUI) MEDICAL DEGREE PROGRAMME WITH RCSI, UCD AND RUMC

Why Choose the Foundation in Science at RUMC?

  • Early induction into the medical degree programme
  • Allows interaction between foundation students and their senior medical students
  • Opportunities to interact with clinicians
  • Guaranteed entry into medical degree programme with RCSI, UCD and RUMC upon meeting terms and conditions
  • Exclusive accommodation for FIS students arranged at a reduced price with transportation provided to and from the campus
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INTAKE/ DURATION

Intake: May 2019
Duration: 1 year

FEES

Malaysian Students: RM30,000
International Students: RM35,000

THE CURRICULUM

Upon completion, students would have:

  • Good knowledge of the basic sciences and their applications in medicine and the health sciences
  • Capable of engaging with scientific topics by virtue of understanding basic concepts and the relevant terminology
  • A range of fundamental study and communication skills
  • Developed English language skills
  • Developed basic laboratory skills in the basic sciences
  • Experienced exposure to the clinical and care giving aspects of the medical and healthcare professions
Scholarships / Bursaries

Scholarships equivalent to 50% of the tuition fee will be awarded to students who have obtained 8A’s and above in their SPM (or equivalent). Apply early with interim results. Application Deadline: 31 March 2019. Students with 8As who apply after 31 March 2019 will be awarded a scholarship equivalent to 25% of the tuition fee.

Scholarships equivalent to 25% of the tuition fee will be awarded to students who have obtained 6A’s and above in their SPM (or equivalent). Apply early with interim results. Scholarship to be awarded upon confirmation of final results.

Exit Pathway

CGPA 3.5 – 4.0: Exit to 5-Year Medical Degree Programme at RCSI or UCD and RUMC awarded by the National University of Ireland. Students will spend 2.5 years in Ireland and 2.5 years in Penang.
CGPA 3.0 – 3.49: Exit to 1-year Pre-Medical Year at RUMC

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / O-Levels

3As 2Bs (AAABB) in Biology, Chemistry, Physics,
Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and one other subject

Thailand – Matayom 6

cGPA of above 3.0 with a GPA of above 3.5 in each of Science
(including Biology, Chemistry and Physics), Mathematics and English respectively

Unified Examinations Certificate (UEC)

B4 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics or
Advanced Mathematics

Vietnam – High School

45/50 Points with subject combination of
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and an additional subject.

Other Qualifications

Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Language Requirements

Malaysian students are required to attain Credit in English and SPM Bahasa Malaysia
International students may submit:
IELTS 6.0 overall with minimum of 6.0 for each component
Cambridge 1119 GCE O Level/IGCSE English with minimum B

Note: This information is correct at time of display and is subject to change.

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Semester 1
  • General Physic 1
  • General Chemistry 1
  • General Biology 1
  • General Mathematics
  • Language, Communication & Study Skills 1
  • Basic IT
Semester 2
  • General Physics 2
  • General Chemistry 2
  • Human Systems 1
  • Languages and Communication Skills 2
  • Professionalism in the Health Sciences
Semester 3
  • Physics for Health Sciences
  • Chemistry for Health Sciences
  • Human Systems 2
  • Introduction to Diseases, Diagnostics, Therapeutics
  • Elective Projects
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION & INFORMATION
    • Photograph
    • Certified copy of Birth Certificate, NRID/MyKad (Malaysians) and Passport Details Page (International)
    • IGCSE/ SPM/ O-Levels Results or equivalent