Why choose Pre-University Studies at UOW Malaysia KDU?

The Pre-University years occur when you have completed secondary school but have not yet entered university. Secondary school leavers can choose to enrol in a Pre-University program during this 1 to 2 years. In Malaysia, there are numerous Pre-University programs that can give you a head start in your tertiary education. 

A good Pre-University program ensures students are able to cope and have a smooth transition into university life, grounding them in the fundamentals of their foundation studies and preparing them to meet challenges ahead.

At UOW Malaysia KDU, we are backed with years of experience in preparing students to meet the vigorous demands of tertiary education worldwide, and for success thereafter. Our courses in the foundation programs are aimed not only at imparting knowledge, but also at developing students’ skills set, confidence, character and integrity, and thus provide students with the best possible head start in their university life.

You can check out and apply for the scholarships and bursaries offered by us to reward students who are overachievers with full tuition waiver and provide financial aid to those in need. 


Why should you study Pre-University program?

Pre-University programs give you a chance to discover what you want to pursue during university based on your interests, dreams as well as your budget. It is also an introduction to university life. You will get to know your way around campus and be exposed to independent learning. As such, it is an opportunity for students to discover their own learning styles. Pre university programs help secondary school leavers develop their communication skills through group work, projects and presentations as these are often part of the course.


How to choose the right Pre-University program? 

Choosing the right Pre-University program can pave the way for your career. Here are some things that you should consider:

  • Do you want to finish your studies locally or abroad? 
  • Which field of study do you want to pursue in university? 
  • Do you prefer examinations or projects and group work? 
  • What is your budget? 
  • Does the institution offer financial aid or scholarships? 

Remember to choose the course that will benefit you and that you want to take, not because others are doing it or because it seems easy. 


How to apply for Pre-University programs? 

Before you apply, you should do as much research as possible to ensure that it is the course that you want to take. Information on courses can be found online. You can also attend open days, or study fairs to discover the programs that are available. You will also have to ensure that you meet the entry requirements for the course that you want to enrol in.