Foundation in Arts

Your First Step Towards Your Dream

Intake starts in March, July, October


Full-time: 1 Year

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


March, July, October
Academic Calendar
Available to International and Domestic students.
(R/010/3/0487)11/27 (MQA/ FA9415)


Is the Foundation in Arts programme for You?

At UoC, our Foundation in Arts programme is specifically tailored to prepare students for a seamless transition into various undergraduate programmes.

This intensive preparatory course is structured with a focus on equipping students with the essential knowledge and skills needed to excel in higher education. Alongside academic development, this programme emphasizes extracurricular activities that cultivate leadership, organizational management, and social skills, preparing students for a well-rounded university experience.

Programme Pathway

The Foundation in Arts programme at UoC is an ideal starting point for students aspiring to progress to undergraduate degrees such as:

  • Bachelor in Business Administration (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Accounting & Finance (Hons)
  • Bachelor in International Business Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Information Technology (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Psychology (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)

This programme provides a comprehensive foundation in the arts and humanities, setting the stage for academic and professional success in a range of fields.

Course Structure

Course Description

The Foundation in Arts is a three-semester intensive foundation programme. Students are taught the core academic syllabus and are enabled to explore issues in a multidisciplinary approach, strategise and implement changes to have a positive impact on the learning process. They will be able to communicate, apply their knowledge and solve issues.

The programme is designed to enhance students' communication skills, enabling them to effectively apply their knowledge and address real-world issues.

Semester 1

  • Cross cultural studies
  • Fundamental of business management
  • English for Pre-U
  • Affective Domain 1

Semester 2

  • Basic Mathematics
  • Fundamental of Accounting
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Business History
  • Academic Communication
  • Pengajian Malaysia/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi
  • Affective Domain 2

Semester 3

  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Basic E-commerce
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • English language and culture
  • Pengajian Islam/Pengajian Moral
  • Fundamental of Marketing
  • Basic Economics
  • Computing Essentials

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Students of this programme are guided by a team of experienced educators and lecturers at UoC.

The programme employs the following methodologies:

  • Lectures and tutorials
  • Written assessments
  • Laboratory sessions

These methodologies ensure a deep understanding of the arts and humanities, fostering critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

On Campus Learning

Classes are held at Cyberjaya Campus with our state-of-the-art facilities.

By choosing the Foundation in Arts programme at UoC, students embark on an educational journey that not only lays a solid academic foundation but also nurtures their personal and professional growth.
Virtual Tour of University Cyberjaya Campus

Entry Requirement



Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia

Pass in SPM with at least credit in any 5 subjects

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

Minimum Grade C in any 5 subjects

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass in UEC with minimum Grade B in any 3 subjects


Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government / University Senate




Students intending to progress to the Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) upon completion of this programme must have obtained credits at SPM/SPMV/O-Level, or grade B in UEC, in Mathematics and a Science subject, and a Pass in English

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
Create Account
Create an account in Student System
Complete your documentations
Choose your programme
Upload your documents
Submit your application

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