Build­ing a strong and solid foun­da­tion

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THE foun­da­tion pro­gramme at AIMST Univer­sity equips the stu­dents with ad­e­quate aca­demic knowl­edge and skills needed for suc­cess at AIMST and beyond.

AIMST Foun­da­tion Stud­ies Pro­grammes are fully ac­cred­ited by MQA. AIMST Univer­sity also pro­vides spe­cial em­pha­sis on build­ing stu­dents’ in­ter­per­sonal and com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills in­clud­ing lan­guage skills in English. The medium of in­struc­tion used in this pro­gramme is English and it is aimed to pro­duce stu­dents who are pro­fi­cient and con­fi­dent in the lan­guage use.

The foun­da­tion pro­gramme has three an­nual in­takes, which com­mence in March, May and July. On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of the foun­da­tion pro­gramme, stu­dents may choose from the fol­low­ing un­der­grad­u­ate cour­ses de­pend­ing on their aca­demic per­for­mance and in­ter­est. Stu­dents can pur­sue full-fledged de­gree pro­grammes in ar­eas of Medicine, Den­tal Surgery, Phar­macy, Biotech­nol­ogy, Elec­tri­cal and Elec­tronic En­gi­neer­ing, Busi­ness and Mar­ket­ing, Man­age­ment and Fi­nance, Ac­count­ing and Fi­nance and Man­age­ment In­for­ma­tion Sys­tem, along with Diploma in Phys­io­ther­apy and En­gi­neer­ing.

The foun­da­tion pro­gramme at AIMST Univer­sity is tai­lored to pro­vide a mul­ti­tude of op­por­tu­ni­ties for stu­dents to pur­sue a ca­reer of their dreams.

The pro­gramme cre­ates a solid plat­form to en­able stu­dents to make a more in­formed choice in their ca­reer path at un­der­grad­u­ate level and also to face a com­pet­i­tive en­vi­ron­ment. Other than that, AIMST Univer­sity’s stu­dent pop­u­la­tion ex­ceeds 3,000 com­pris­ing an in­ter­est­ing blend of lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional stu­dents.

The univer­sity also has col­lab­o­ra­tion with Kana­gawa Univer­sity, Ja­pan in terms of stu­dents as well as staff mo­bil­ity pro­gramme. With th­ese part­ner­ships, in­ter­na­tional stu­dents are el­i­gi­ble to pur­sue the foun­da­tion pro­grammes here. This mul­ti­cul­tural en­vi­ron­ment makes AIMST Univer­sity a great place to learn and make friends for life.

AIMST Univer­sity has been pro­vid­ing full schol­ar­ship for Foun­da­tion in Busi­ness and Foun­da­tion in Sci­ence (lead­ing to En­gi­neer­ing) since the in­cep­tion of th­ese pro­grammes in 2005. Based on pop­u­lar de­mand and re­quest, the full schol­ar­ship pro­gramme has been ex­tended to Foun­da­tion in Sci­ence (lead­ing to BSc (Hons) Biotech­nol­ogy / Bach­e­lor of Phys­io­ther­apy (Hons) / BSc (Hons) Bioin­for­mat­ics) for 2017.

(Adapted Source: www.aimst.edu. my).

■ For de­tails, look out for the ad­ver­tise­ment in this StarSpe­cial.

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