FOUNDATION STUDIES (ART AND TECHNOLOGY)

KPT/JPS (FA 2523)02/18

KDU Foundation Studies is a one-year programme that prepares students with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue degree programmes in the areas of game development, business, communication, computing or hospitality. This flexible programme allows students to have a strong grasp of core subjects according to their choice of programmes at the degree level, as well as a variety of other subjects to give them a broad-based education platform.
Programme Structure
DURATION
1 years
TOTAL OF 17 MODULES
6 compulsory modules
  • Creative Studies
  • Critical Writing and Referencing
  • Design Studies
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Creative Concepts
  • Introduction to Communication 
8 MODULES ACCORDING TO STREAM
GAME ARTGAME DESIGN / COMMUNICATIONGAME TECHNOLOGY /
COMPUTING
BUSINESS / HOSPITALITY
  • Design Practice
  • Digital Photography
  • Drawing 1, 2 & 3
  • History of Art and Media
  • Media Appreciation
  • Media Production
  • Design Practice
  • Digital Photography
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • History of Art and Media
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Media Appreciation
  • Media Production
  • Social Science
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Information System
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Mathematics 1, 2 & 3
  • Programming Logic and Design
  • Social Science
  • Principles of Management
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Information System
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Social Science
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Accounting
MPU SUBJECTS
  • Cultural Studies
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Study Skills
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
Study Route
Fees & Intakes
INTAKE DATES
  • 11 Jan
  • 5 May
  • 1 Sep
ESTIMATED FEES
  • RM18,230 (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)   

  • RM22,930 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT)
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM / O Levels :
Min. 5 credits (inclusive of a pass in English and Mathematics)
  • UEC :
Min. 3 credits (inclusive of a pass in English and Mathematics)
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:
Students who will be continuing their studies in Computer Science or Software Engineering degrees need a Credit in Additional Mathematics or in the Game Technology specialisation of Game Development or Accounting programme need a Credit in Mathematics.
ENGLISH REQUIREMENT
Local Student :Credit (SPM / 1119 / UEC / O Levels examination)
International Student :Band 5.5 in IELTS; or a score of 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based); or 550 (paper-based) in TOEFL
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU University College.