Middle East Foundation Studies / Middle-East Programme (MEP) in Malaysia

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INTEC Foundation Studies: Middle East
The Middle-East Programme (MEP) prepares selected students to further their studies in Egyptian and Jordanian universities approved by the Ministry of Education and Public Services Department of Malaysia in the field of Medicine and Dentistry. The receiving universities in Egypt are Cairo University, Ains Sham University, Mansoura University, and Alexandria University in Egypt, while in Jordan it is the Jordan University of Science and Technology. Students in this programme spend 3 months at INTEC before pursuing their studies in the universities in Egypt and Jordan.

To fulfill the general requirements, students applying for the programme must obtain at least B+ at SPM level in all subjects including

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Additional Mathematics

Students with Arabic background will be given priority


  • Students will be able to read and write in the Arabic Language after a period of two months
  • Students will be able to communicate and interact effectively in the Arabic Language
  • Students will be able to use the English Language for academic purposes
  • Students will be exposed to the materials related to the Medical Field
  • Students will be exposed to the Arabic environment and culture
  • Students will develop their interpersonal skills and academic performance


  • Qualified and experienced lecturers
  • Syllabus is designed according to the requirements of the receiving universities
  • Conducive teaching and learning environment
  • Integration of soft skills in the academic programme
  • Fields trips, motivational talks, workshops and hospital attachments form part of the training


  • Ethics in Science & Technology
  • Islam & Medicine
  • Arabic Language
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Literacy
  • English for Pre-Medical Students
  • Physics
  • Students Academic Development

Cairo UniversityAin Shams UniversityAlexandria UniversityMansurah UniversityTanta University

Jordan University of Science & Technology (JUST)

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