HOD’s Message


Welcome to the Department of Foundation in Engineering and Science.

The main goal of this department is to prepare students for their undergraduate studies. Students who successfully finish Foundation Engineering are eligible to apply for undergraduate study in mainly Engineering and Science at Curtin University, Sarawak. In addition to that they are also eligible to apply for undergraduate studies offered in Curtin Perth Campus. Satisfactory results in Foundation Studies enable students to enter degree programmes such as:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical, Petroleum, Civil & Construction, Computing Systems, Electrical Power, Electronic & Communication, Mechanical, Mechatronic)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems & Networking)
  • Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)
  • Bachelor of Commerce

The department consists of highly qualified, experienced and dedicated staff members. Besides conducting lectures and tutorials, the staff engages students with collaborative learning in the form of workshops, labs, group projects, and consultations. They are also active in research and development in their respective disciplines and in collaboration with other researchers. Foundation Engineering students are given access to various resources that support and complement their studies during the semesters. The curriculum covers all the components of Science and Engineering subjects mainly Engineering Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Programming in C++. Once again we welcome you to our department and invite you to be part of our programme.

Foad Motalebi

Head of Department, Foundation in Engineering and Science

Curtin University Sarawak Campus

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