Foundation in Science

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The Foundation in Science is designed to support students to meet the academic and English language entry qualifications required for our undergraduate degrees in the biology stream. This Programme leads to British degrees in Pharmacy, Nursing, medical laboratory technology, radiography, psychology, Biomedical and many other streams under life sciences. Classroom teaching is supported by comprehensive study materials and resources developed by the Northshore Campus including access to the virtual learning environment.

Programme Outcomes

  • Recognize the key knowledge, skills, and attitudes at the local and global levels.
  • Reflect on critical thinking and analysis in solving business-related problems.
  • Reach relevant public and private organizations through networking and team participation.
  • Realize the importance of economic and ecological concerns and the humane aspects of business activities.
  • Reinforce integrity and ethics in being conscious about values when decisions are made.

Programme Contents

Pre-Foundation Programme

  • Professional Communication
  • Introductory Physics
  • Advanced Physics
  • Core biology
  • Biodiversity
  • Fundamentals of chemistry
  • Principles of Physical Chemistry

Foundation Programme

  • Basics of Mathematics
  • Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology
  • Foundation of Chemistry
  • Information Technology
  • Professional Communication

Every Wednesday throughout the Programme, students will engage in extracurricular activities including group projects, recreational activities, and cultural activities under the supervision of lecturers.

Teaching and Learning Methods

  • Lectures and seminars
  • Problem-solving classes
  • Field studies
  • Independent study
  • Skills and subject-based tutorials
  • Group work
  • On-line activities
  • Revision workshops
  • Laboratory sessions

Assessment Method

Assessment will be held every two months and marks obtained through assessment tests will be cumulatively counted at the final assessment. The following will be the assessment methods.

  • Continuous Assessment
  • Practical Examinations/ Individual & Group Presentations
  • End Examination

How To Apply

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You Get Ready

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