Foundation in Arts

MoHE approval code: JPT/BPP (R/010/3/0426) 09/26

Location Malaysia
Study Method Full-time
Study Mode On-Campus
Intake January, April, July and October
Duration 1 Year (2 semesters) consists of 8 common units


The course prepares students for undergraduate study in Mass Communication. In this stream, you’ll study units in Media and Communication, Journalism, Information Technology, 20th Century World History, Travel Writing & Photography, Screen Production and Visual Culture. There are also two English units that are common to all foundation courses – Effective Communication skills and Writing and Research Skills.

Pathways to further study at Curtin’s Perth Campus

Students who obtain satisfactory results are eligible for admission to a range of undergraduate courses offered at Curtin Perth.

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Minimum English language entry requirements

International English
Language Testing System
Overall 5.5
(no individual band
below 5.0)
Test of English as a
Foreign Language (TOEFL)
SPM English B
GCE ‘O’ Level C
  • 5 Credits including English or 5 Credits and English competence
  • Credits towards a Curtin qualification may be granted to applicants with qualifications from other accredited educational institutions.
Foundation in Arts


Semester 1 Semester 2
Writing and Research Skills 062 Introduction to Digital Technologies and Design
Effective Communication Skills 061 Travel Writing and Photography 062 (elective)
20th Century World History (elective)
Introduction to Media & Communication Studies 061 Intro to Screen Production 062
Introduction to Visual Culture 061 Intro to Journalism 062

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Fees and Charges