Course Details

Sunway Foundation in Arts (FIA)

Sunway University




  • Description

    The Sunway Foundation in Arts (FIA) creates an academic pathway for students to transition smoothly into tertiary level studies at Sunway University or to selected local and overseas universities.  As a Sunway University preparatory programme, FIA has been specially designed to enable students to progress into Sunway University.  Subject to achieving minimum university entry required scores for their proposed degree programme, students from FIA are guaranteed a place in Sunway University

    The programme was developed with academics from FIA and Sunway University having contributed their expertise and experience, incorporating key elements for students to develop intellectually, emotionally and socially.  Ensuring there is a seamless pathway from the foundation year right through to the undergraduate years.  Owing to the quality of its provision and the scope of its curriculum, FIA qualification is also accepted by selected local and foreign institutions.

    FIA enables students to set personal and academic goals and to identify their individual talents.  It develops social responsibility through community involvement and participation in extracurricular activities.  It also equips students with technical and soft skills necessary to be resourceful and successful in higher studies and enterprising in their careers.  Experiential learning is an integral part of a well-rounded education, and FIA provides this.

    Field of Study


    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees

    RM 23,580 (USD 5,614)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)
    January, March, July, September

Entry Requirements

  • O-Level
    Passed SPM, O-level or equivalent with minimum five (5) credits.
  • UEC
    Passed SPM, O-level or equivalent with minimum five (5) credits.
    Passed SPM, O-level or equivalent with minimum five (5) credits.

Programme Structure

  • Overall Structure
    Students are to complete minimum thirteen (13) subjects/units. They are required to take Mathematics and English as core subjects each semester. They are advised to take at least 4 Academic subjects/units. Enrichment subjects are compulsory. All subjects/units are 4 credit hours.


    Communication: Audience and Context

    Mathematical Techniques and Analysis

    Language and Communication

    Statistical Techniques / Contemporary Creative Expression (Film as Art)

    Language and Knowledge

    Contemporary Business Mathematics


    Accounting Processes and Reports

    Introduction to Public Relations

    Introduction to Accounting Techniques

    Macroeconomics: The Global View

    Introduction to Advertising

    Mathematics for Actuarial Studies

    Introduction to Business: Management and Marketing

    Microeconomics: Concepts and Models

    Introduction to Business

    Social Media in the New IT World

    World of Business Finance

    Travel and Cuisine

    Introduction to Mass Communication


    Introduction to Programming

    Introduction to Computer Science


    Critical Thinking Skills

    Introduction to Psychology

    Culture: Ideas & Expressions*

    * New subjects coming soon

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 23,580 (USD 5,614)

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