Foundation Studies (Art and Technology)

Multidisciplinary. Flexible.
Stimulating independence and creativity.

 

The UOW Malaysia KDU’s Foundation Studies (Art and Technology) is a one-year multidisciplinary foundation programme aimed at preparing students for further study in the fields of

  • Game development
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Computing
  • Hospitality

This flexible programme ensures students are grounded with a strong grasp of core subjects according to their choice of programmes at degree level, as well as a variety of other subjects to give them a broad-based education platform. It also helps them to explore new methods and ideas, as well as skills and concepts, to encourage independent and critical thinking. Upon completion, students will be able to articulate seamlessly into various degree programmes, offered at UOW Malaysia KDU.

Programme information

The challenging world of business is more demanding now than ever. Managing changes, crisis, risks and human resource demands creativity and speed in getting solutions to problems. A good foundation in the fundamentals of management is crucial. Entrepreneurial skills are no longer an option but a requisite. Choosing a relevant business degree with all the requirements is essential. At UOW Malaysia KDU, our business degrees provide you with no less than what you require to succeed in the world of international business.

 

EMPLOYABILITY
The Business School prides itself on the highest standard of teaching, research and our close links to industry, all of which lead to the development of high caliber graduates with employability.

 

CURRICULUM DISTINCTIVENESS
The Business school curriculum connects with the world of commerce aiming to maximise employment for our graduates. Our academic staff are research active and engage in industry, which contribute and enhance the students learning experience.

 

PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVE
The School increases the engagement of students in their own education by having students put their learning into practice. Our students are actively involved in testing their business acumen with enterprising schemes and entrepreneurial projects, all of which contribute to preparing you for the business environment.

Duration
1 year
Programme Location
UOW Malaysia KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
Core

Total of 17 modules
6 compulsory modules

  • Creative Studies
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Critical Writing and Referencing * / Foundation English **
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Introduction to Business
  • Social Science
Stream

7 modules according to stream

Game Art / Animation

  • Design Practice
  • Design Studies
  • Drawing 1, 2 & 3
  • History of Art and Media
  • Media Appreciation or Digital Photography
Game Design / Communication / Digital Media

  • Design Practice
  • Design Studies
  • Digital Photography
  • History of Art and Media
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Media Appreciation Introduction to Marketing
Game Technology / Computing

  • Design Studies
  • Information System
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Mathematics 1, 2 & 3
  • Programming Logic and Design
Business / Hospitality / Accounting

  • Mathematics 1
  • Information System
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Accounting
MPU
  • Cultural Studies
  • Pengajian Malaysia 1 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Study Skills or Bahasa Kebangsaan A ***
Notes

* Students with Credit in English (SPM/1119/UEC/O Levels examination) will enrol into Critical Writing and Referencing.
** Students without a Credit in English (SPM/1119/UEC/O Levels examination) will enrol into Foundation English and obtain IELTS certification. The IELTS certification incurs additional tuition fees.
*** Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for Malaysian students
• Without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia
• Without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (Applies to students from UEC, O Level or other equivalent programmes)

Intake dates

2019

14 January 27 March 9 May 4 September
Estimated fees
Local students

RM17,930

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International students

RM23,630

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* Terms and Conditions Apply
* Instalment Payment Plan Available

Academic Qualification

SPM / O Levels :
Min. 5 Credits (5Cs)

 

UEC :
Min. 3 Credits (3Bs)

 

Any other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Ministry of 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)

Notes
  1. Students who will be continuing their studies in Accounting and Finance degree programmes, or in the Game Technology specialisation of the Game Development programme, must have obtained a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level.
  2. Students who will be continuing their studies in Computer Science and Software Engineering degree programmes must have obtained a Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM level.
  3. Student who will be continuing their studies in Business programmes, must have obtained a Pass in Mathematics at SPM level.
  4. Student who will be continuing their studies in Communication programmes, must have obtained a Credit in English at SPM level.
  5. Students who do not have the above requirement, must seek advice from school before enrolment.
English Requirement

Local Student :
Credit (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels English)

 

International Student :
Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a score of 35 (IBT) with 415 (PBT) in TOEFL ; or score 36 and above in Pearson English Test

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