Faculty of Architecture & Built Environment

Foundation in Arts (Built Environment)

(R2/010/3/0084) (MQA/FA 1998) 07/2027

Programme Description

The Foundation in Arts (Built Environment) programme is tailored to provide students with a direct route into City University’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Architectural Design) and Bachelor of Interior Design (Hons) programmes. The core modules integrated into the programme shall equip students with a strong theoretical foundation to fully prepare them for their degree journey.

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Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Credit Hours: 50
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya

Subjects offered*

  • Proffessional Communication
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Basic Statistics
  • ICT Skills
  • Principles of Management
  • Basic Drawing
  • Basic Design
  • Ergonomics
  • Introduction to Built Environment
  • History and Culture Studies in Built Environment
  • Introduction to Construction & Management Technology


*(not limited to)


  • Pass SPM/SPMV with 5 Credits in any subject including Mathematics.

  • Pass O-Level with  5 Credits in any subjects including Mathematics.

  • 3B’s in UEC in any subjects including Mathematics.

For International Students

  • 10-11 years of schooling, which is the exit qualification in the country of origin with 5 credits in any subject including Mathematics.

  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

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