Foundation in Arts

 [R/010/3/0124] [3/23] [MQA/FA3075]

Intakes:  May & September

Programme Objective

  • To furnish the students with fundamental knowledge and analytical skills in core Arts subjects such as Languages (Spoken and Written), Information Technology and Mathematics that enable them to undertaking Bachelor degree programmes in the fields of Business, Accountancy, Information Technology, Architecture, Communications, Languages and any Non-Science / Engineering fields.

Duration of Study
1 year

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Upon completion of this programme, students will be able:

  1. To gain the mastery of the fundamental knowledge in the essential Pre-University level areas of Business, Communications, Languages (Spoken and Written), Information Technology and Basic Architectural Subjects.
  2. To be armed with the capability of applying the fundamental knowledge gained in solving elementary Pre-University level problems in the areas stated above.
  3. To think rationally, have sense of humanity, humility and responsibility and respect of lecturers
  4. To learn that the quality and nature of coursework submitted must reflect the true level of maturity and demands of the subjects for the programme and to learn that the unethical conduct of plagiarism is prohibited in the academia.
  5. To learn effective written and verbal communication skills as well as the development of teamwork spirit.
  6. To be armed with scientific reasoning and critical analysis skills to solve scientific problems across the areas mentioned above.
  7. To be equipped with necessary knowledge to pursue Bachelor’s degree.
  8. To gain time management skills essential for ensuring tasks are completed in time.

Programme Structure

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Introduction to Business Introduction to Computer Systems & Applications Professional Writing
Principles of Marketing Presentation Skills Introduction to Critical Thinking
Principles of Economics Business Communication Introduction to Statistics
English I Introduction to Finance  
Introductory Mathematical Analysis English II  
Principles of Accounting Event Management  
  Introduction to Construction*  
  Introduction to Development*  
  Introduction to Environmental Design*  
  Introduction to Quantity Surveying*  
  Introduction to Multimedia*  
  Introduction to Business Law*  
  Applied Mathematics I*  

Note: * = Elective Courses (subject to elective courses availability)

Entry Qualifications

  • Pass SPM/O-level equivalent with five (5) Grade C’s; or
  • Pass UEC with four (4) Grade B’s

Tuition Fees

  • Full sponsorship to cover the tuition fees for the Foundation Programmes are available for qualified Malaysian students (subject to terms and conditions).