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The Foundation in Business and Management is run by the Centre for English Language & Foundation Education (CELFE), and aimed at International and Malaysian students who would like a solid preparation for Undergraduate study.
The course is a combination of academic skills and content specific modules, providing an introductory grounding in social sciences as well as challenging work on critical thinking, academic literacy and communication skills. The emphasis on English for Academic Purposes will enable you to express complex ideas in a concise and appropriate way.
SPM/GCSE/IGCSE - 5 Bs, excluding moral studies and religious studies. Consideration to be made based on relevant subjects.
IB Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) - 5,5,5,5,5 including mathematics, excluding Personal Project. Consideration to be made based on relevant subjects.
Canadian Ontario Grade 11 Secondary School - 70% average with 75% in relevant academic subjects; Canadian Grade 11 from other provinces are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University's requirements.
A Level - CCC, excluding critical thinking and general studies.
AS Level - BBB, excluding critical thinking and general studies.
STPM - BBB, excluding Pengajian Am.
UEC - 4 B3s and 1 B4, including mathematics, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language.
IB Diploma - 24 points with 4,4,4 at Higher Level, including mathematics.
SAM or other Australian Matriculations - ATAR 74 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects).
Canadian Ontario Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) - 70% average based on 6 subjects with at least 60% in mathematics of data management; Canadian Secondary School Diplomas from other privinces are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University's requirements.
High School Diploma (US style curriculum) - Minimum GPA 3.0 (out of 4) with Grade B in mathematics or pre-calculus in grade 11 or grade 12.
In addition to the entry requirements listed above, those who have taken SPM/GCSE/IGCSE/High School Diploma or equivalent must have grade B in mathematics.
Applicants who have successfully completed 12 years of education (definitions will vary according to school system) and meet the entry requirements for the programme, may be eligible to apply for the two semester programme. Acceptance is at the discretion of the University.
English language requirements
IELTS: 6.0 (no element below 5.5)
TOEFL (iBT): 79 (minimum 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking)
PTE (Academic): 55 (minimum 51 in each element)
SPM: Grade B+
1119 (GCE-O): Grade C
GCSE O-Levels: Grade C
IGCSE (first language): Grade C
IGCSE (second language): Grade B
UEC: Grade B3
MUET: Band 4
IB MYP 4
Applicants who have successfully completed 12 years of education (definitions will vary according to school system) and meet the entry requirements for the programme, may be eligible to apply for the 2-Semester entry.
Acceptance is at the discretion of the University.
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