Foundation in Arts

Course ID
SEGi University
Level of Study

The Foundation in Arts programme at SEGi University serves as a fundamental stepping stone for students aspiring to advance their studies, both locally and internationally. This introductory course instills creative thinking, problem-solving abilities, and practical skills essential for academic progression. With an emphasis on diversity, SEGi University hosts students from over 90 nationalities, providing a truly global learning experience.

This programme stands out with its key selling points. It offers the widest array of pathways, granting students a rapid route to diverse degree programmes. Moreover, our unique ‘Industry into Classroom’ approach fosters hands-on industry projects, enriching students’ real-world experience under the guidance of both academic mentors and industry professionals. Additionally, the vibrant student diversity that enhances international exposure and networking opportunities.

Accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, this programme includes subjects such as General Language Training, Introduction to Business, and Critical Thinking Skills. Students can tailor their elective choices to align with their intended undergraduate discipline.

Upon completing the Foundation in Arts, students can seamlessly transition to a range of degree programmes, making it a valuable springboard for academic and career success.

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Entry requirements

SPM/O-Level or equivalent – min. 5 credits

Programme structure and modules

Semester 1

General Language Training
Computer Application
Introduction to Business

Semester 2

Academic English
Elective 1*
Elective 2*
Elective 3*
Elective 4*

Semester 3

Public Speaking
Critical Thinking Skills
Principles of Economics
Elective 5*

* Students will have to choose the electives according to the discipline of undergraduate studies they intend to pursue.


Business & Accounting

Introduction to Financial Accounting
Fundamental of Management
Intercultural Communication
Information Technology
Introduction to Marketing

Quantity Survey/Hospitality/Education/Psychology

Information Technology
Interpersonal Communication
Fundamental of Management
Introduction to Marketing
Intercultural Communication

Communication Studies/English & PR

Interpersonal Communication
Intercultural Communication
Fundamental Photography
Information Technology
Introduction to Marketing

Information Technology/Cybersecurity

Programming Methodology
Interpersonal Communication
Fundamental of Management
Intercultural Communication
Information Technology

Creative Design/Architecture/Interior Architecture

Colour & Form
Drawing Fundamentals
Fundamental Photography
Intercultural Communication
Interpersonal Communication

Career opportunities

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

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Intakes & Orientation Dates

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