|Approval Code||R2/010/3/0301; 01/2025 (KL) | R2/010/3/0196; 04/2024 (Kuching) | R2/010/3/0195; 04/2024 (Terengganu)|
|Accreditation Code||MQA/A11125 (KL) | MQA/A9780 (Kuching) | MQA/A9751 (Terengganu)|
|Subject Area||Arts (Arts and Design)|
|Course Duration||1 Year / 3 semesters (14 weeks per semester, no short semester)|
|Course Location||Kuala Lumpur , Kuching , Terengganu|
|Intakes||January, May and September|
Creative capital will be the most sought-after commodity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. While the creative economy may somewhat be immune to automation, professionals in this field will still need to navigate a landscape proliferated with rapid technological disruptions.
Our Foundation in Arts (Art & Design) provides a one-year essential preparation for entry into art and design degree programmes (animation, fashion, multimedia or graphic design) with a strong base in principal subjects and design-specific content. Build your creative thinking, drawing skills and problem-solving skills and explore various techniques of idea visualisation.
Learn from our distinguished professors and industry experts, basic design theories and terminologies as well as enhance your soft and communication skills through project collaborations and presentations. Expand your creative abilities and capacity in a supportive setting that encourages exploration and discovery, with the best facilities and resources at hand to guide you.
Design your pathway to a career in art and design today and reimagine the future.
Integrating both coursework and written examinations, this programme incorporates a practice-oriented approach and furnishes students with relevant interesting, stimulating and hands-on experience via a variety of teaching methods and practical exercises. Different dynamic learning processes are employed in the delivery of this programme including lectures, tutorials, computer lab work, team-based projects, real-life system developments, presentations and independent projects, to name a few, supervised by both university lecturers and industry experts alike.
English Language Requirements
- A distinction (A+, A or A-) in the English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 196 (computer-based) / 525 (writing-based) / 69-70 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.
- In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior to or concurrently with the undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.
International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but which are not conducted in English, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the Certificate in English programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfil the above English requirements prior to commencing their studies at the University.
Note / Legend:
Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.
O-levels Credits – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credits – 'A1' to 'B6'
Kuala Lumpur Campus
- Web Development
- Computing Studies
- Quantitative Methods
- Accounting Practice
- Principles of Economics
- Introduction to Business
- Fundamentals of Marketing
- Writing for Academic Purposes
- Office Applications
- Fundamentals of Database
- Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Students are required to take 3 elective courses below during their Foundation Studies:
- Critical Thinking Skills
- Smart Learning Technology
- Fundamentals of Oral Communication
- Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain Management