Intending applicants to do the undergraduate Programmes of the School of Natural & Physical Sciences will apply for “Bachelor of Science Foundation Year Programme”.

Eligibility Criteria

Students must study ALL the following five subjects in Grade 12 to be considered for the UPNG Science Foundation Year:

  • English (Language & Literature or Applied English,
  • Advance Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • and
  • Physics

The Grade Point Average (GPA) is computed for all 5 courses.

  1. The minimum required GPA for selection is 3.00
  2. English and Advance Mathematics must be “B” minimum grade.
  3. Students doing only two sciences subjects will not be considered.

NOTE: General Mathematics in Grade 12 is not considered for Science Foundation. Non School Leavers

  1. All Non School Leavers will have to meet all the above Selection Criteria and
  2. If upgrading Advance Mathematics, you must do the Applied Finite Mathematics course at UPNG and you must score a minimum “CR” grade.

NOTE: Upgrading Mathematics elsewhere will not be accepted or considered by the School.