web
stats
UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN


Foundation in Arts

The UTAR Foundation in Arts is a full-time intensive programme that has been designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills for a smooth transition into the undergraduate studies in UTAR. 

It offers the shortest path for eligible students to progress into the undergraduate studies of their choice within one year. With the flexible programme structure, students may complete their Foundation programmes to their desired pace of up to two years.  

There are various courses that will enhance students' academic knowledge, expose students to latest developments in the respective areas of studies and foster their critical thinking skills. Simultaneously, it also sharpens student's presentation skills and English language proficiency. 

Programme Details:

Award:Foundation in Arts
Accreditation Status:   Fully Accreditated - Kampar
Fully Accreditated - Sungai Long
Duration:1 year (Full time)
Intakes:January, May, October
Fees:RM10,150 (Malaysian), RM18,400 (International)  
Medium of Instruction:English
Campus:Kampar & Sungai Long
Faculty:Centre for Foundation Studies (CFS)

Programme Structure

Core Courses:

  • Academic English
  • Computing Technology
  • Critical Thinking
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • English for Business Communication
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Management
  • Marketing

Elective Courses:

Accountancy and Management

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Mathmatics for Business I
  • Mathmatics for Business II
  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Economics

Arts and Social Science (Chinese Studies)

  • Introduction to Chinese Literature
  • Introduction to Chinese Writing
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Mathematics for Social Science
  • Selected Texts of Modern Chinese Literature

Arts and Social Science (Social Science)

  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Mathematics for Social Science
  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Economics
  • Socialization as a Process

Arts and Social Science (Graphic Design and Multimedia, Game Design and Architecture)

  • Analytical Drawing
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Figure Drawing
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Mathematics for Social Sciencce

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • SPM with 5 credits, OR
  • O-Level with 5 credits, OR
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Grade B in 3 subjects, OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications.
  • More information