FOUNDATION STUDIES (ART AND TECHNOLOGY)

KPT/JPS(FA 2523 )02/23

Multidisciplinary. Flexible. Stimulating independence and creativity.

The KDU 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 KDU.
 
Programme Structure
DURATION
1 year
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
Total of 17 modules
CORE
(6 compulsory modules)
  • Creative Studies
  • Critical Writing and Referencing
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Creative Concepts
  • Introduction to Communication
STREAM
(8 modules according to stream)
GAME ARTGAME DESIGN / COMMUNICATIONGAME TECHNOLOGY / COMPUTINGBUSINESS / HOSPITALITY

 

  • Design Practice
  • Design Studies
  • ​Drawing 1, 2 & 3
  • History of Art and Media
  • Media Appreciation
  • Media Production

 

  • Design Practice
  • Digital Photography
  • Design Studies
  • History of Art and Media
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Media Appreciation
  • Media Production
  • ​Social Science

 

 

  • Design Studies
  • Information System
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Mathematics 1, 2 & 3
  • Programming Logic and Design
  • ​Social Science

 

  • Introduction to Management
  • Mathematics 1
  • Information System
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Social Science
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • ​Introduction to Accounting
MPU
  • Cultural Studies
  • Pengajian Malaysia 1 (Malaysian Students)
  • Study Skills
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)

Notes:
Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for all Malaysian students
  • without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia.
  • without SPM Bahasa Malaysia (applicable to students from UEC, O Level, or other equivalent programmes)
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
2017 INTAKE DATES
  • 9 Jan
  • 27 Mar
  • 11 May
  • 4 Sep

 
ESTIMATED FEES
  • RM17,330 (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)   

  • RM22,030 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT)
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM / O Levels :
Pass with min. 5 Credits
  • UEC :
Min. 3 Credits
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 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.
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Arul Raj Nadarajan
Keele University BA (Hons) Business Management & Finance
Graduated October 2014
I earned my Business Management and Finance degree from Keele University at KDU University College. I chose Keele University’s Business Management programme as Keele University is one of the reputable Universities in the UK that offers an external programme for business.Its course structure helps to stimulate skills for my future career.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Dec
9
KDU Open Day
Date :
9 - 22 December 2017
Time :
10am - 5pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie / KDU College, Damansara Jaya