Nirwana College, which has been in operation for more than a decade, has witnessed tremendous growth in its Foundation of Science program. This program has been a pathway for over 3,000 students in the past leading to disciplines that include medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, psychology, engineering, aviation and other science related programs. The Foundation of Science in Nirwana College is accredited by the MQA and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia and is the only foundation program in the region which is endorsed by Edexcel International and equivalent to STPM and A-Level.
The program is no 100% examination based but rather modular based, whereby examination is only 50% and the rest of the assessment is in the form of course work and presentation (25%) and practical (25%0. Thus the program has a track record of 98% passes at every academic year. The modular based assessment is a flexible approach as students are not tested purely on theory but are exposed and given hands on experience based on their related discipline. Students are also given the privilege of practice in the in house science resource centre, simulation ward, skill lab and the four bedded dental lab to further enhance their knowledge.
They are also given classes on anatomy and physiology as well as seminars and lectures on their first year essential subjects to further smoothen their transition to the medical and related fields. As the program is internationally recognized as an entry requirement into tertiary studies whether locally or abroad it has always been a popular pathway. Students who have graduates from this program have gone on to pursue their medical, dental, pharmaceutical and psychology studies at recognized universities locally as well as in the UK, Europe, Australia, India, Russia, Indonesia and even in China and Taiwan.
The program offers students the best start to their career by ensuring that they have the core basics to succeed. The course also offers a range of value added subjects such as Health Care Law, Russian Language and Communication and university entrance examination tutorial support to further enhance their potential, thus immediately placing them ahead of the field. Students will find an excellent environment that fosters quality and success backed by an experienced team.
Nirwana College, with its modern city campus, is located in the heart of KL and is easily accessible by all means of public transportation as it is a stone’s throw away from the Pasar Seni Putra LRT station, the KL main bus station, Central Market and the KTM station. The institution also offers a similar program at Seremban, through its associate institution. Nightingale International College, which caters to students in the southern region.
For details on the program call 03-2026 5700 as the April intake is currently in progress and both institutions are offering scholarships and rebates for qualified and early bird registration. Alternatively, students may also visit www.nirwana.edu.my or walk in to the 10th floor (corporate office) Plaza First Nationwide, 161, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, KL.