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Foundation in Arts

Offered by: International Open College (IOC)
Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration1 Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFoundation Programme
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies
Course Description


The Foundation in Arts programme prepares students to undertake the exciting discipline of Business and Mass Communication.

These programme equips students with the necessary foundation to pursue a future in business or mass communication. It is designed to provide students with a sound business and mass communication foundation and skills to ensure a smooth transition into an undergraduate course in the arts and social sciences.

The programme comprises a comprehensive selection of core subjects that enhance students academic knowledge in the respective areas of study and at the same time, develop their understanding and appreciation of other basic subjects.

Upon successful completion of this programme, students are eligible to enroll into IOC degree programmes, creating a seamless transition towards pursuing a future in business and mass communication.


List of course/ module offered in the programme:

MQA Subjects
Bahasa Kebangsaan A Pengajian Malaysia Moral Studies/ Islamic Studies
* Elective Subjects
Introduction to Economics Introduction to Financial Accounting Introduction to Financial Management Introduction to Inter-Cultural Communication Introduction to Mass Media Communication Introduction to Creative Writing
Compulsory Subjects
Preparatory English 1, 2 & 3 Computer Competency Introduction to Communication Introduction to Management Principles Mathematics Introduction to Business Introduction to Marketing
Entry Requirements

Passed SPM/SPMV with 5 credits or O' Level or equivalent qualifications recognized by International Open College (IOC)



Intake Months

January, May & September

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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