FOUNDATION


FOUNDATION IN BUSINESS

Give your business career the best possible start at University of Reading Malaysia.

Get your business career off to a flying start by enrolling on our Foundation in Business programme.

This one-year intensive access course will help you prepare for the academic and personal challenges of a Bachelor’s degree.  The programme has been designed for those without A Levels and offers teaching in three business-related modules, as well as training in transferable academic skills.

Successful completion of the Foundation in Business programme guarantees progression to full degree-level courses at the University of Reading in either the UK or Malaysia, at its internationally renowned Henley Business School.

Typical degrees that students progress onto include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Management
  • Business Economics
  • Business and Management
  • Consumer Behaviour and Marketing
  • Economics
  • Finance and Investment Banking
  • Law
  • Management and IT
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Real Estate
  • Psychology

MODULES
All of the programme’s modules are designed and taught by University lecturers and are therefore tailored with your future degree in mind.  Students who wish to progress onto one of our highly regarded business undergraduate programmes typically study at least four of the following modules:

  • Economics
  • Introduction to Business and Management
  • Maths for Finance, Economics and Business
  • Psychology
  • Academic Skills

Students who are below IELTS level 6.5 or equivalent will need to study our International English module in place of one of the above.

FACT FILE

Course approval number
N/010/3/0173

Entry requirements
SPM: Minimum of 5 at Grade C or above, excluding English for Science and Technology, Islamic Studies and Moral Studies

IGCSE: 5 passes at Grade A – C in relevant subjects

OR an equivalent international qualification

SPM 1119: Grade C

IELTS: 5.5 (no element below 5.0).  Students entering in March or pursuing a law degree in the UK require IELTS 6.0 (no element below 5.0)

Duration
42 weeks full-time

Intake dates
September and March

Fee
Home Fees – RM per annum
2016: 21,000

International Fees – RM per annum
2016: 24,150

PROSPECTIVE COURSES
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Management
  • Business Economics
  • Business and Management
  • Consumer Behaviour and Marketing
  • Economics
  • Finance and Investment Banking
  • Law
  • Management and IT
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Real Estate
  • Psychology