Foundation in Engineering

Course overview

Qualification Pre-U (Foundation, A-level, etc)
Study mode Full-time
Duration 1 year
Intakes February, April, July, August, September
Tuition (Local students) $ 6,100
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 8,166


APU's 12-month Foundation Programme is designed to prepare students from SPM, IGCSE, O-Levels, or similar qualifications with the knowledge and skills to progress into the first year of a degree of the student's choice.

After finishing the Foundation Programme, you will have the necessary knowledge to make an informed decision and pursue your desired degree.

The APU Foundation Programme paves the way for students to pursue professional tertiary education. It is a crucial transition point for students as the soft skills, general knowledge, and foundational subjects learned in the program contribute to their academic success and prepare them for their future careers as global professionals.

The students also will be exposed to 4 key areas:

  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Social Skills & Responsibilities
  • Practical Skills

Upon completing your study in this program, you will be able to:

  • Make an informed choice about what degree you want to study.
  • Work effectively in a team.
  • Demonstrate English and other study skills appropriate to undergraduate learning.
  • Apply skills in numeracy, technology, and communications.
  • Use appropriate application software and the Internet.





$ 6,100
Local students
$ 8,166
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


$ 32
Local students
$ 149
Foreign students

Student Visa

$ 513
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements:

  • 5 Credits in at least 5 subjects at the SPM level, including a Credit in Mathematics and Physics OR Chemistry OR Technical Science with a minimum of a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);

    • 5 Credits (Grade C & above) in at least 5 subjects, including Mathematics and Physics OR Chemistry OR Technical Science at IGCSE/O-Levels;

    • 3 Credits (Grade B & above) in at least 3 subjects in UEC, including Mathematics and Physics OR Chemistry OR Technical Science;

    • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

English Requirement:

  • IELTS : 4.0
  • TOEFL IBT : 30-31
  • Pearson (PTE) : 36
  • MUET : Band 3


Common Semester 1 (12 Weeks):

  • English for Academic Purpose
  • Communication Skills
  • Personal Development & Study Methods
  • Essentials of Web Applications
  • Mathematics

Specialized Semester 2 (12 Weeks):

  • Engineering Science
  • Introduction to Visual & Interactive Programming
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Public Speaking in English

Specialized Semester 3 (12 Weeks):

  • Academic Research Skills
  • Mechanical Science / Engineering Chemistry
  • Perspectives in Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Co-Curricular

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