Why You Should Choose NUMed’s Foundation Programme

SPM is over. You’re one step closer to your ambition of being part of the medical or biomedical sciences profession. First, you need to find a solid pre-undergraduate programme. 

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia’s (NUMed) Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences provides the perfect stepping stone in the right direction. The certificate is awarded by Newcastle University, UK. 

Need more convincing? Here are more reasons why you should pursue your foundation studies at NUMed.

English Language Competence

NUMed’s foundation programme helps students to be competent in the English language. Students are equipped with the knowledge and understanding of academic English to successfully start an undergraduate degree programme, and will be able to write competent essays, case study reports, or laboratory reports.

Progression to Undergraduate Programmes

Upon completion of the foundation programme, students can progress to either the medical or biomedical sciences undergraduate programmes in NUMed. Students will also be able to choose from a wide range of undergraduate programmes in Newcastle University, UK, or enrol in a related undergraduate programme in other higher education institutions (subject to grades obtained).

Subject Knowledge

The programme will provide students with the necessary subject knowledge and intellectual development needed to be academically capable of studying higher medicine and/or biomedical sciences.

Practical Skills

Foundation students will be able to develop the required practical skills to conduct safe and effective laboratory or field experiments. Additionally, they will be able to apply the appropriate quantitative methods to data and to interpret results.

Approved and Registered

NUMed’s Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences is approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and registered with the Ministry of Higher Education, so students can be assured that the programme is recognised by the Malaysian government.

NUMed is currently accepting applications for the June and September 2021 intakes of its Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences programme.

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