Awarding Institution: 

Awarded by SEGi

Full Time Duration: 
1 year
Intake Dates: 
Please refer directly to the respective SEGi campus


The Foundation in Arts is designed to equip post-secondary school students with the knowledge and skills needed to qualify for university entrance. The programme utilises comprehensive syllabus with the aim of providing students with a smooth transition from secondary studies to tertiary studies.

The Foundation in Arts is designed to develop well-rounded independent thinkers. Core papers such as Public Speaking and Computer Application are incorporated into the programme to ensure students are provided a holistic approach to learning. Students are given a wide range of electives to choose from to ensure that they have a solid foundation before embarking on their undergraduate studies.

This one-year arts foundation will guarantee graduates’ entry into quality degrees with SEGi as well as UK, USA and Australian universities in partnership with SEGi.

Career Opportunities

This qualification is specially designed for students with SPM, O-Level or equivalent qualifications and who would like a pathway to pursue a bachelor degree at university. Upon successful completion of the Foundation in Arts programme, students may further their studies in a wide range of degree programmes and, depending on units completed during their studies, students may be eligible to apply for advanced standing.

Entry Requirements

SPM / ‘O’ Levels or equivalent (Minimum 5 credits)

Programme Modules

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
  • General Language Training
  • Computer Application
  • Statistics
  • Principle of Economics
  • Academic English
  • Introduction to Business
  • Elective 1*
  • Elective 2*
  • Elective 3*
  • Public Speaking
  • Decision Making Skills **
  • Elective 4*
*Students will have to choose the electives according to the discipline of undergraduate studies they intend to pursue.


Accountancy & Business Creative Design
E1   Intro to Marketing
E2   Intro to Financial Accounting
E3   Fundamental of Management
E4   Mathematics
E1   History of Art
E2   Color & Form
E3   drawing Fundamentals
E4   Fundamentals Photography
Built Environment Mass Communication
E1   Intro to Building Technology
E2   Intro to Estimating
E3   Intro to Construction Materials
E4   Mathematics
E1   Interpersonal Communication
E2   Intercultural Communication
E3   Communication & Scholarship
E4   Fundamentals Photography
Computing Tourism & Hospitality
E1   Programming Methodology
E2   Information Technology
E3   Fundamental of Management
E4   Mathematics
E1   Interpersonal Communication
E2   Intercultural Communication
E3   Fundamental of Management
E4   Sociology of Tourism