FOUNDATION STUDIES (ART AND TECHNOLOGY)

KPT/JPS (FA 2523) 02/18

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
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • 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)
*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

Diploma in Mass Communication

5

3

15

Diploma in Entertainment Arts

6

3

18

Diploma in Entrepreneurial Design

6

3

18

Bachelor of Communication

8

3

24

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
Milad Hassandarvish
Milad Hassandarvish
Diploma In Mass Communication (Graduated 2012)
Bachelor of Communication (Hons) (Graduated 2014)
Freelance Journalist
Graduated 2012, 2014
​Four years of educational journey in KDU University College was a great mix of quality education, culture and fun college life. Looking back and connecting the dots, the experience was invaluable. KDU is a place where people of different nationalities meet together to share one common goal, which is education.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Mar
18
Open Day
Date :
18 & 19 | 25 & 26 March 2017
Time :
10am – 5pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie & KDU College, Damansara Jaya
Mar
27
Orientation Day
Date :
27 March 2017
Time :
8.30am – 4.30pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie