Foundation in Business

(N/340/3/0533A) (MQA/FA5347)


3 Semesters (1 Year Full-Time)

Mode of Study

Full-time and Part-time


January, May & September

Entry Requirement

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / O Level
Pass with minimum of 5 credits

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
Pass with minimum of 3Bs

Other Qualification
Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by Malaysia Government

The Foundation in Business is designed to provide fundamental knowledge relevant to students wishing to pursue their bachelor level studies in the areas of business administration, management and related disciplines.

Expose students to a new teaching and learning culture and environment and to be independent and disciplined in managing their studies, away from the schools systems they were used to.

Prepare them to cope with subject knowledge, familiarity with the principles, concepts, theories and technologies for effective preparation into their bachelor degree programmes.

Develop new habits and qualities such as flexibility, team-oriented, independence, innovativeness and to act with integrity to prepare them for employment markets.

Enhance their analytical and creative thinking and their ability to act independently and professionally.

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Academic English 1
  • Academic English 2
  • Computing for Communication
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Business Context
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Business in Context
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Law
  • Business Statistics

General Studies (MPU) Subjects for Local Students

  • Malaysian Studies 1
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Multicultural Studies

General Studies (MPU) Subjects for International Students

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Multicultural Studies

Total: 50 credit hours