FOUNDATION IN ARTS (FIA)

KPT/JPS (N/010/3/0322) (MQA/ PA5536) 01/20
INTAKE : JANUARY, MARCH, JULY

Make a difference by inspiring the next generation and help shape their minds through holistic education. At Taylor’s University, we prepare students for a fulfilling career in Education with our Foundation in Arts (FIA) programme before pursuing their bachelor degree. At our School of Education, our students will be Google Certified upon graduation, enjoy both local and international curricular and experience teaching overseas at private and international schools.
 
FIA serves as the base for many programmes at Taylor’s University. With our wide range of elective subjects, it opens up educational options for our students from mass communication, business, hospitality to design, architecture, design, psychology and more.
 
We provide innovative tools at Taylor’s University, creating an enriched learning environment for students. Our tools include Taylor’s Integrated Moodle E-Learning System (TIMES), X-Space Collaborative Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), ReWIND Lecture Capture and Interactive Boards.
 
1-YEAR PROGRAMME
 
EDUCATION PATHWAY
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
Pass with min. 5 credits including a pass in English, Bahasa Melayu and History

O Level
Pass with min. 5 credits including a pass in English

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
Pass with min. 3Bs including a pass in English

Other Qualifications
Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
 
NOTE:
Students who wish to pursue the following bachelor programmes are required to meet the pre-requisite below with a pass in Bahasa Melayu and History in SPM:

Architecture
SPM / O Level: Pass with min. 5 credits including English and Mathematics with a pass in an interview and Aptitude Assessment (AA)

Quantity Surveying
SPM / O Level: Pass with min. 5 credits including English and Mathematics with a pass in Aptitude Assessment (AA)

Accounting & Finance
SPM / O Level: Pass with min. 5 credits including Mathematics with a pass in English

Design
SPM / O Level: Pass with min. 5 credits including English and Mathematics with a pass in Arts or Visual Aptitude Test (VAT)

Education (Primary Education)
SPM / O Level: Pass with min. 5 credits including Mathematics, English or Science which includes an interview

Psychology
SPM / O Level: Pass with min. 5 credits including English, Mathematics and Science
 
ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS
(Applicable to Bachelor programmes only)

IELTS   Band 5.0

TOEFL   62 (Internet Based Test)

MUET   Band 3

Taylor's EET   Overall Score 5.0

Taylor's IEN Level 1   Grade B

Taylor's IEN Level 2   Grade C

Completed High School Year 11   Conducted in English
 
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • English I
  • Creative Thinking Skills
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Elective I
  • Elective II

Semester 2
  • English II
  • Culture & Civilisation
  • Social Psychology
  • Elective III
  • Elective IV
 
Electives
Choose 4 of the following:
Elective I or Elective II
  • Business Enterprise
  • Discovering Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Hospitality & Food Services Industries
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Economics

Elective III or Elective IV
  • Audio Visual Production
  • Business of Tourism, Recreation & Events
  • Introduction to Design
  • People & Organisation
  • The Art & Science of Teaching
 
Find out more about your programme by talking to our friendly education counsellors.