FOUNDATION IN ARTS

KPT/JPS (PA 4777) 08/19

Broaden horizons. Open the mind. A study in humanities teaches one how to think creatively and critically, to reason, and to ask questions.

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 stream, 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
Programme Structure
DURATION
1 year
PROGRAMME LOCATION
KDU College, Damansara Jaya
Total of 16 modules
CORE
(6 Compulsory modules)
  • Academic Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Academic Research Skills
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Thinking Skills
  • Information Systems
ELECTIVES
(Choose 7 modules)
  • Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
MPU
  • Pengajian Malaysia 1 (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Study Skills
  • Cultural Studies
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
  • 22 May
  • 4 Sep

 
ESTIMATED FEES
  • RM17,180 (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)   

  • RM21,880 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT)
*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

INSTALMENT PAYMENT PLAN

Programme

No. of
Semesters

No. of Instalments
Per Semester

Maximum No.
of Instalments

Foundation in Arts

3

3

9

Foundation Studies (Art and Technology)

3

3

9

Foundation in Engineering

3

3

9

Cambridge A Levels

3

3

9

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)
Note:
  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. 
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
Gan Jia Min
A Level (Science), January 2013 intake,
completed in June 2014
Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK
Graduated June 2014
It was indeed a great pleasure to have had the opportunity to learn under the guidance of KDU’s team of dedicated and caring lecturers. The close interaction with them in class and their endless patience in answering my questions have certainly made my learning experience a very memorable and interesting one.