Foundation in Business

JPT/BPP(R3/0011/3/0072) 04/29, (MQA/A4995)
Duration of Study
1 Year
3 Semesters
Intake Period

This internationally recognised Foundation programme is designed to be completed in a year and provides you with a broad- based educational experience that prepares you well for your degree. Note : For progression to Degree programmes in specialised fields, students may be required to have a credit in certain subjects at SPM (or equivalent) level.

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Entry Requirements

SPM A pass with at least credit in 5 subjects; or
O-Level A pass with at least Grade C in 5 subjects; or
UEC A pass with at least Grade B in 3 subjects; or its equivalence


Note : For progression to degree programme in specialised fields, students maybe required to have credit in certain subjects at SPM or equivalent, for example Medicine, Engineering and Accounting students need to credit additional subjects (e.g. Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and Science) at SPM / O-Level or equivalent subject to field requirements offered.

Programme Module

Core Subjects 

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Business Economics I
  • Mathematics
  • Introduction to Academic English
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Foundation of Statistics
  • Academic English

Elective Subjects

  • Introduction to Management/Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Basic Program Design/ Introduction to Programming / Introduction to Customer Service
  • Business Economics Il
  • Field Trips and Study Tour/Co curriculum
  • Advanced Mathematics/Introduction to Marketing

Career Prospects

Here are just some of the things you can pursue with a Foundation in Business:

  • Finance
  • Business Management
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Economics
  • Project Management


Nilai University offers scholarships for students from various backgrounds, with the goal of helping students grow to be well-rounded and ambitious individuals and allowing them to reach their goals through quality education. We achieve this by combining academic excellence with a growth mindset for life-long learning.