Foundation in Business

JPT/BPP(R3/0011/3/0072) 04/29, (MQA/A4995)
Tuition Fee (Malaysia)
RM 15,000.00
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 / O-Level A pass with at least a credit in Five (5) subjects
UEC A pass with at least Grade B in three (3) subjects


Note :
For progression to a Degree programme in Accounting, students are required to have a credit in Mathematics (SPM or equivalent level).


Areas of Studies

Accounting and Finance

  • SPM/O-level: 5Cs (including a credit in Mathematics and pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);
  • UEC: 3Bs (including a credit in in Mathematics and pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);

Programme Module

Basic Courses

  • Basic Programme Design
  • Co-curriculum
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Field Trips and Study Tour
  • Foundation of Statistics
  • Introduction to Academic English
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to IT
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Programming

Elective Courses

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Business Economics I
  • Business Economics II
  • Introduction to Management
  • Mathematics

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


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