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 / Foundation English
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Introduction to Business
  • Social Science
  • Introduction to Communication
STREAM
(7 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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

* Notes :
Bahasa Kebangsaan A is compulsory for 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
2019 INTAKE DATES
  • 14 Jan
  • 27 Mar
  • 9 May
  • 4 Sep
ESTIMATED FEES

LOCAL STUDENTS
  • RM17,930
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • RM23,630

 

*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available
Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONMINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • SPM / O Levels :
Min. 5 Credits (5Cs)
  • UEC :
Min. 3 Credits (3Bs)
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 English) 
International Student :Band 5.0 in IELTS; or a score of 35 (IBT) with 415 (PBT) in TOEFL ; or score 36 and above in Pearson English Test
*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at KDU.
STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Jonathan Lee Cheng Yee
Jonathan Lee Cheng Yee
IMI BA in International Hotel & Tourism Management
Management Trainee – Hilton Worldwide
Graduated 2013
​KDU UC provides me an amazing opportunity to be an exchange student to France during my last semester of my BA studies.
EVENTS CALENDAR
Aug
3
KDU Open Day
Date :
3 - 25 August 2019
Time :
10am - 5pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie & KDU College, Damansara Jaya
Sep
5
Orientation Day
Date :
5 - 25 September 2019
Time :
8.00am - 6.00pm
Venue :
KDU University College, Utropolis, Glenmarie