Faculty of Education & Liberal Sciences

Foundation in Arts (English)

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

Programme Description

The Foundation in Arts (English) programme is tailored to provide students with a direct route into City University’s Bachelor of Education in TESL (Hons). The core English modules integrated in the programme shall equip the students with strong theoretical foundation for them to excel in their degree programme. In addition to that, the programme also aims to strengthen English proficiency among students with its comprehensive English modules.

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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*

  • Professional Communication
  • Foundation English
  • Basic Statistics
  • Listening & Speaking Skills
  • English Grammar & Structure
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Introductory Literature
  • Introduction to Teaching Profession
  • Introductory Linguistics


*(not limited to)


  • Pass SPM/SPMV with 5 Credits in any subject including English.
  • Pass O-Level with  5 Credits in any subjects including English. 
  • 3B’s in UEC including English.

For International Students

  • 10-11 years of schooling, which is the exit qualification in the country of origin with 5 credits subjects including English.
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

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