Foundation
in Arts

Veritas University College

Here's the BIG Picture

Have you always wanted to know more about topics related to the arts and humanities? Our Foundation in Arts is a prerequisite programme that will help you transition from pre-university to undergraduate studies. You will get a solid academic foundation that will lead you to a vast range of choices for your future degree in areas such as Business Management, Law, Accounting, Human Resource Management and more. 

Our MQA accredited foundation programme is your integrated pathway to business and psychology degrees offered by us, and is a fast-track route towards a degree of your choice within the BAC Education Group.

With this Course, You Will:

  • Enhance your academic literacy, skills, and confidence.
  • Have the flexibility to choose from over 300 undergraduate programmes offered by the BAC Education Group.
  • Progress on to a qualifying degree in Business or its related fields in Malaysia or the UK.

Why choose Veritas University College?

At Veritas, we are constantly re-thinking the learning process and leveraging on efficiency, technology and strategic partnerships to provide a holistic next gen educational journey for our students. As the world’s first Pay It Forward university, Veritas is also committed to pushing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by continuously developing world class programmes at some of the most affordable fees available in the market. As a result of our far-reaching efforts, Veritas has received the BrandLaureate Best Brand in Online Education award for 2020 and 2021 in recognition of our exceptional academic and co-curricular experience.

How Do I Get In?

  • SPM/IGCSE results or equivalent – 5 credits
  • UEC – 3 Bs including Maths, and a pass in BM and English

*Trial Examinations/Forecast results are accepted

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COURSE MODULES

Core Modules

Mathematics

You will learn to work with mathematical information, as well as the ability to think logically and independently, consider accuracy, model situations mathematically, analyse results and reflect on findings. You will learn how to extend your range of mathematical skills and techniques and use them in more difficult, unstructured problems. You will also earn a microcredential from Duke University via Coursera for Campus.

Thinking Skills

Critical thinking is the process by which we develop and support our beliefs and evaluate the strength of arguments made by others in real-life situations. It involves actively and skilfully conceiving, applying, analysing, and evaluating information gathered from observation, experience, reflection, reasoning or communication as a guide to belief and action. This course encourages you to reflect on the processes of thinking, as well as develop and practise your thinking skills. You will also earn a microcredential from University of California, Davis via Coursera for Campus.

Basic ICT

This course aims to prep you with the latest information and communication technology knowledge and skills that are consistent with current ICT trends. It covers IT literacy, information system, social informatics and network computing. You will also earn a microcredential from University of Virginia via Coursera for Campus.

Written and Verbal English

This course aims to equip you with writing, listening and speaking skills in English. During the course, you will develop knowledge and skills in vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar. The use of technology is encouraged throughout the course to reinforce learning and support independent study. You will also earn a microcredential from University of California, Irvine via Coursera for Campus.

Introduction to Management

This course will prepare students with a basic understanding of the nature of management processes in business organisations. It relates to the principles and theories of management, practices of Planning, Organising, Leading, and Controlling (POLC), organisational design and communication within business entities. You will also earn a microcredential from University of California, Irvine via Coursera for Campus.

Introduction to Marketing

This course will give you an understanding of marketing concepts, functions and roles in business organisations. It will expose you to product, pricing, distribution, promotion, marketing communication, and basic internet marketing. You will also earn a microcredential from IE Business School, Spain via Coursera for Campus.

Financial Accounting

This course will develop your basic knowledge and skills in accounting concepts, bookkeeping concepts and financial reporting procedures, which are applicable to business entities. You will learn about accounting equations, the double entry system, journals and ledgers, and preparing financial statements for financial reporting purposes. You will also earn a microcredential from University of California, Irvine via Coursera for Campus.

Management Accounting

This course will give you basic knowledge and skills in managerial accounting concepts, budgeting and costing procedures applicable to business entities. You will also learn about the cost, overhead, cost behaviour, budgets and variance analysis in performing a cost analysis of business organisations. You will also earn a microcredential from University of Virginia via Coursera for Campus.

Essentials of Economics

This course aims to give you an overview of economics by facilitating your understanding of basic economic concepts and disciplines. You will be exposed to the core areas of microeconomics and macroeconomics. The course introduces you to market fluctuations which involve the behaviours of consumers and producers. It also introduces the basic macro study such as national growth and its issues, as well as analysing policies in influencing economic conditions. You will also earn a microcredential from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera for Campus.

Introduction to Law

The course provides you with an understanding of legal concepts, meaning, functions, classification and some basic principles of legal liability. It outlines the brief history, sources and organisation of courts in the English and Malaysian legal system. It also exposes you to legal professions in Malaysia.

Elective Modules

Introduction to Finance

You will familiarise yourself with the concepts, roles, and principles of financial management in business organisations. In doing so, you will get the opportunity review the roles of financial markets, institutions and environment as well as performing basic analysis in regards to the time value of money, financial statements and capital budgeting for business decision. You will also earn a microcredential from RICE University via Coursera for Campus.

Writing & Research Skills

This course prepares you for social sciences research, develops your skills in scientific and academic writing, and in different research methods. You will develop the skills needed to understand and analyse texts. In addition, you will practise and develop your paraphrasing and summarising skills. You will also earn a microcredential from University of North Texas via Coursera for Campus.

Introduction to Psychology

This course develops your understanding of the concepts, principles, history, and approaches in psychology. You will also earn a microcredential from Yale University via Coursera for Campus.

Introduction to Sociology

This course develops your understanding of the principles of sociology. The coverage of the topics relates to the origins and historical development of sociology. You will learn about culture, society, socialisation and social institution within a contemporary social structure. You will also earn a microcredential from University of Amsterdam via Coursera for Campus.

Introduction to Visual Arts

Introduction to Mass Media & Communication

Introduction to Legal Skills

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