HOD’s Message

Welcome to the Department of Engineering First Year and Foundation Studies.

Greetings! Our Foundation in Engineering and Science programme is designed as a preparatory course to equip the students with the fundamental knowledge, skills and competencies before embarking on their undergraduate studies. Students who successfully completed the Foundation programme are eligible to pursue undergraduate study offered in the Faculty of Engineering and Science at Curtin University Malaysia and also undergraduate programmes offered in Curtin University Perth campus.

Satisfactory results in the Foundation programme enable students to enter the following degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical, Civil & Construction, Electrical and Electronic, Environmental, Mechanical, Petroleum)
  • Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology, Software Engineering, Cyber Security)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems & Networking)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 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 programme students are provided with 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, Programming and/or Biology.

Once again we welcome you to our department and we look forward to see you in our programme!

Dr. Raymond Chiong Choo Wee
Ph.D, BEng (Hons)
Head of Department, Engineering First Year and Foundation in Engineering & Science