Foundation In Arts (Management, Actuarial Science And Information Technology)

Intakes
January, May and September
Course Duration
1 Year / 3 semesters (14 weeks per semester, no short semester)
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur , Kuching , Terengganu
Course Mode
Full-time
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)


Overview

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution brings forth unprecedented technological disruptions that are reinventing the rules and changing the way businesses are conducted, enterprises, be it start-ups or multinationals, need to keep pace and change or risk being wiped out.

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If you are keen to venture into business, management, information technology (IT) or actuarial science, our Foundation in Arts programme, will give you a strong foundation to start with; a strong grounding in mathematics, basic computing and statistics with additional subjects specialising in the respective three disciplines.

In addition to acquiring relevant subject knowledge, you will also be supported and mentored by our distinguished professors throughout your studies so that you can develop the right critical and creative thinking and study skills to ensure a smooth academic and cultural transition when you move to your degree level study in management, actuarial science or information technology.

Our strong ties with key industrial partners offer numerous opportunities for you to engage with the industry in various capacities to start off your professional development and get a glimpse into industry perspectives.

Planning on joining the movers and shakers of the business and IT world? Start here, today.

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About the Programme

Assessments

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.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​SPM / O-levels

5 credits (inclusive of Math for IT pathway)

UEC

3 credits (inclusive of Math for IT pathway)

Other qualifications

Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Foundation in Arts (For entry into BA (Hons) Accounting / BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance)

Academic Requirements

SPM

Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits and a credit in Mathematics

O-levels

Minimum 5 credits(C) and a credit in Mathematics

UEC

Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B6) including Mathematics

Other qualifications

Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Foundation in Arts (For entry into Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) Mobile Computing and Networking)

Academic Requirements

SPM

Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits(C), including Additional Mathematics

O-levels

Minimum 5 credits(C), including Additional Mathematics/equivalent

UEC

Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B6), including Additional Mathematics/equivalent

Other qualifications

Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Foundation in Arts (For entry into BSc (Hons) Computing / BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems)

Academic Requirements

SPM

Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits(C), including Mathematics

O-levels

Minimum 5 credits(C), including Mathematics

UEC

Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B6), including Mathematics

Other qualifications

Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Courses Offered

Kuala Lumpur Campus

Course Offered



Kuching Campus

Foundation Studies (Management, Actuarial Science and Information Technology)

Actuarial Science Pathway

Core Subjects

  • Calculus
  • Algebra & Trigonometry
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics

Common Subjects

  • 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

Elective Courses

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

 

Management and Information Technology Pathway

Core Subjects

  • Web Development
  • Computing Studies
  • Quantitative Methods

Common Courses

  • 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

Elective Courses

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


Terengganu Campus

Foundation Studies (Management)

Management and Information Technology Pathway

Core Subjects

  • Fundamentals of Algebra

Common Subjects

  • Office Applications
  • Introduction to Malaysian Studies
  • Introduction to Moral Studies
  • Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • Introduction to Islamic Studies
  • Computing Studies
  • Introduction To Business
  • Accounting Practice
  • Introduction To Probability & Statistic
  • Writing For Academic Purpose
  • Fundamentals Of Marketing
  • Principles Of Economics
  • Fundamentals of Database
  • Quantitative Methods

Tuition Fees

Kuala Lumpur Campus & Terengganu Campus

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 20,630

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 30,600

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Kuching Campus

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 18,012

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 24,810

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