Foundation In Arts (Arts And Design)

Approval Code R/010/3/030; 01/2020 (KL) | R2/010/3/0196; 04/2024 (Sarawak) | KA 9751; 07/2019 (Terengganu)
Accreditation Code A 11123 (KL) | A 9780 (Sarawak) | A 9751 (Terengganu)
Classification Foundation
Subject Area Arts (Arts and Design)
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 1 Year / 3 semesters (14 weeks per semester, no short semester)
Course Location Kuala Lumpur , Sarawak , 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.

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.

Qualification
Academic Requirements
 
SPM / O-levels
5 credits 
 
UEC
3 credits 
 
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Overall average score of 60%
 
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Overall average score of 50%

 

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.

SPM Credits – 'A+' to 'C'
O-levels Credits – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credits – 'A1' to 'B6'