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Intake for Curtin Malaysia Foundation programmes underway

Miri – 15 February 2018 – School leavers keen to undergo Foundation studies at Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) can apply for its March (Semester 1) intake before the commencement of classes on 28 March 2018.

Curtin Malaysia, the largest international campus and Asian hub of Curtin University, offers quality degree courses in engineering and science, business and humanities identical to those at Curtin’s main campus in Perth at affordable Malaysian fees. Its one-year Foundation programmes in Engineering and Science, Commerce and Arts (Media) feed directly into the degree programmes.

Furthermore, degrees earned at Curtin Malaysia are awarded directly by the main campus, and undergraduate students can transfer to the main campus or the other international campuses in Singapore and Dubai to complete their degrees.

To find out more about the current intake and studies at Curtin Malaysia, in general, potential students and their parents are invited to visit its campus here for walk-in enquiries with student recruitment staff between 9 am to 5 pm Mondays to Fridays and from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays. Potential students are advised to bring their examination results for assessment and on-the-spot applications.

Curtin Malaysia will be represented at the CT Academic Go Study Education Fair at Imperial Palace Hotel Miri and L&P Consultant Education Fair Pullman Miri Waterfront on 10 March 2018.

Similar recruitment events are also being held in other locations in Sarawak, including Kuching, Sibu, Bintulu, Limbang, Sarikei, Kapit and Mukah, as well as in Sabah and West Malaysia throughout February and March. Details of the events can be found at

The Foundation programmes at Curtin Malaysia are designed for school leavers to gain the essential skills and knowledge for a smooth transition to tertiary study, providing the best possible fundamentals to undertake a Bachelor’s degree. All are recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Students who pass the Foundation Studies in Commerce course can enter the Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Commerce (with both single and double majors) at the Faculty of Business, while those completing the Foundation Studies in Arts can enter the Faculty of Humanities’ Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) programme.

Meanwhile, the Foundation Studies in Engineering and Science course prepares students for undergraduate study in the Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours), Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems & Networking); and Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology) programmes. They also qualify to enrol in the Bachelor of Business Administration; Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts programmes.

Curtin Malaysia is currently offering an early bird rebate of RM500 to students who enrol for the current intake and make payment of applicable fees before 27 February 2018.

In addition, students with outstanding results in the SPM, STPM, O-Level, A-Level and UEC examinations are advised to take advantage of the Curtin Malaysia Merit Scholarships. The scholarships aim to reward academic excellence among students from all backgrounds where they will enjoy significant tuition fee waivers to pursue a quality Australian education with Curtin Malaysia. Full details can be obtained at

For further information on Curtin Malaysia’s Foundation courses, contact marketing officer Stevenson Tan at 019-885 6076 or by email to or

Alternatively, potential students can express interest and enquire at

For more information about Curtin Malaysia, visit its website (, Facebook page (CurtinMalaysia), Twitter profile (curtinmalaysia), Google+ page (Curtin Malaysia), Instagram (curtinmalaysia) or YouTube channel (Curtin Malaysia).

Start your university experience sooner with Curtin Malaysia’s Foundation Studies programme.