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Foundation in Arts

Offered by: UOW Malaysia KDU College
Course Duration1 Year
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRefer to Univ.
CampusDamansara Jaya
FacultySchool of Pre-University Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies
Course Description

Take up the challenge of studying across a range of disciplines with the KDU Foundation in Arts programme. In preparation for a bachelor’s degree in the humanities, students will have an opportunities to be exposed to basic modules of various disciplines such as:

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Communications and Media Studies

This programme exposes students to the vigorous demands of tertiary education, preparing them to be critical thinkers necessary for university life. Here, students will learn:

  • Critical and analytical skills
  • Skills to work effectively in teams
  • To hone their entrepreneurial spirit
  • Curiosity to new ideas
  • Social and ethical responsibility


  • Academic Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Academic Research Skills
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Thinking Skills


  • Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Principle of Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
Entry Requirements
  • SPM / O Levels - Pass with minimum 5 Credits
  • UEC - Minimum 3 Credits
  • Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (or as stated in the Document Senarai Nilai Taraf Kelayakan Akademik, Malaysian Qualifications Agency) - Pass (Subject to review and approval of certified transcripts)

1. Students who will be continuing their studies in Accounting and Finance degree programmes,must have obtained a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level.
2. Student who will be continuing their studies in Business programes, must have obtained a Pass in Mathematics at SPM level.
3. Student who will be continuing their studies in Communication programes, must have obtained a Credit in English at SPM level.
4. Students who do not have the above requirement, must seek advice from school before enrolment.


  • Local Student - Credit (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination)
  • International Student - Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 196 (computer-based) or 69 (internet-based) or 525 (paper- based) in TOEFL

If English Language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.

Intake Months

January, March, May and September

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

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