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Foundation in Arts

N/010/0232, MQA/PA 4074 (02/19)

Via Pre-University

Fast Fact

Level: Pre-University

Intakes: 1 January, April & September

Study Mode: Full-time

Duration: 12 Months

Foundation Programme


Level: Pre-University

Intakes: January, April & September

Study Mode: Full-time

Duration: 1 year

Foundation Programme


The Foundation in Arts (FIA) Programme is a preparatory programme that facilitates academic admission into a multitude of undergraduate disciplines in arts, humanities and social sciences.

The programme aims to provide students with an enhanced level of academic literacy, skills and confidence to ensure a highly effective and smooth transitional process from secondary school into over 200 undergraduate programmes offered by BAC.

Upon successful completion, students will gain an entry qualification to degree programmes in the areas of Law, Business, Management, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Economics, Human Resource Management and English Language, to name a few.

Learning Outcomes

This course aims to prepare students for the demands of undergraduate programmes by imbuing knowledge and understanding of a wide range of subjects while encouraging the development of analytical and independent thinking skills.

This course offers new practical experiences whilst enabling students to build on their existing skills through interactive and student-centric approaches to learning. Students will benefit from a holistic and hands-on methodology through discussions, exploration and evaluation of issues, in addition to developing presentation skills.

Intakes & Requirements


January, April & September

Entry Requirements

To enrol into this course, students are required to have a minimum of:

  • 5 SPM Credits (including English) or equivalent
    Trial Examinations/Forecast results are accepted
Course Subjects

Students will be exposed to a number of critical areas over 3 semesters and are assessed through a combination of written examinations and assignments.

Semester 1:

  • English Language
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Law
  • Introduction to Business
  • Study Skills
  • Pengajian Malaysia (MPU – Malaysian students)
  • Malay Communication 1 (MPU – International students)

Semester 2:

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Writing for Academic Purpose
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship (MPU)
  • Community Service (MPU)
  • Critical Thinking Skills (MPU)
  • Ethics of Communication (MPU)

Semester 3:

  • Communication Skills
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Communication for Business
  • Media & Society (MPU)
Course Fees

Student Tuition Fees Structure:

 Local Students

International Students

RM 15,900

RM 20,900

*The fees above do not include living expenses and accommodation. The examinations fees stated applies to both local and international students. All fees listed may be subject to change. Payment can be made by Cash, Cheque, Credit Card or Instalments. Kindly enquire about the 0% Interest Payment Plans that are available

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