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The Swinburne Foundation Studies (Engineering/Science) course equips students for further studies across a range of science and engineering-related areas including engineering, biotechnology, and network engineering.

The Swinburne Foundation Studies (Engineering/Science) course equips students for further studies across a range of science and engineering-related areas including engineering, biotechnology, and network engineering.

Swinburne Foundation Studies (Engineering/Science)

R/010/3/0459 (04.12.2022) | MQA/SWA0070

The Swinburne Foundation Studies (Engineering/Science) course equips students for further studies across a range of science and engineering-related areas including engineering, biotechnology, and network engineering. It will allow you to develop fundamental communication, IT and mathematics skills and to select foundation-studies streams in areas such as physics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and computer programming.

INTAKES
January, April, August, October

DURATION

1 year

Course details

Course structure

The course provides students with a strong foundation of necessary academic and communication skills, knowledge and technical skills in the Engineering/Science stream. It serves as a pathway to direct entry to the Sarawak campus and to specific undergraduate courses at the Australian campuses.

Units of study

Core units

  • FCL10001 Academic and Communication Skills A
  • FCL10002 Academic and Communication Skills B
  • FCL10003 Innovation and Change

Stream units for Engineering

  • FSE10024 Introductory Physical Science
  • FSE10022 Engineering Mathematics A
  • FSE10023 Engineering Mathematics B
  • FSE10025 Physics

Stream units for Science

  • FSE10022 Engineering Mathematics A
  • FSE10024 Introductory Physical Science
  • FSE10021 Chemistry

Elective units for Engineering#

  • FCT10010 Information Technology
  • FSB10032 Law
  • FSB10030 Accounting
  • FSB10031 Economics
  • FSB10033 Marketing
  • FST10011 Fundamental of Web Technology
  • FSE10021 Chemistry
  • FST10014 Programming

# Choose two

Elective units for Science^

  • FCT10010 Information Technology
  • FSB10032 Law
  • FSB10030 Accounting
  • FSB10031 Economics
  • FSB10033 Marketing
  • FST10013 Multimedia
  • FST10011 Fundamental of Web Technology
  • FSE10025 Physics
  • FST10014 Programming
  • FSE10023 Engineering Mathematics B

^ Choose three

Pathways

The Swinburne Foundation Studies, through the delivery of the Business, Design, Engineering/Science and Information Technology/Multimedia majors are a pathway for students to enter the relevant degree courses in Sarawak or Australia. Students who complete the Foundation program and meet Swinburne Melbourne’s faculty entry requirements may apply for entry to those faculties.

Students must complete Engineering Maths B and Physics to articulate to the Engineering Degrees.

Students must complete Chemistry to articulate to the following Degree:

  • Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)

Fees & scholarships

Fee*

Malaysian students
RM18,090
International students
RM25,020

* The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Scholarships

At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.

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Entry requirements

Prerequisite

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.

Entry Requirements

Assess your eligibility for entry to Swinburne Sarawak.

English Requirements

Find out more about English language requirements.

Career opportunities

With further studies, graduates may be equipped for careers in areas such as engineering, biotechnology, computer systems design, management, manufacturing, medicine, mining, network administration, telecommunications and transport.

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