Foundation in Business(N/010/3/0173)

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

This programme offers teaching in three business related modules, as well as training in transferable academic skills. Successful completion of the Foundation in Business programme can lead to full degree-level courses at the University of Reading in either the UK or Malaysia, including programmes at its internationally renowned Henley Business School.

All of the Foundation in Business 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 undergraduate programmes will be taught ‘Academic Skills’ and three modules relating to their chosen degree programme, chosen from:

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

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

Typical degrees that students progress onto at the University of Reading Malaysia include:

  • Finance and Business Management
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Management and Business
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Real Estate
  • Psychology

Other degrees that students typically progress onto at the UK campus include:

  • Accounting and Management
  • Business Economics
  • Business and Management
  • Consumer Behaviour and Marketing
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Management
  • Finance and Investment Banking
  • Law

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 C or above, in relevant subjects
UEC: Minimum of 4 at Grade B or above, excluding Chinese, and Bookkeeping and Accounts. (Total of 24 points overall)
OR an equivalent international qualification

English Language:
SPM 1119 (GCE-O): Grade C or above
IELTS: 5.5 (no element below 4.5)
OR an equivalent recognised English Language qualification

Students whose English level is at IELTS 5.0 or below or SPM 1119 (GCE-O) Grade D, are encouraged to participate in the University English 1 programme prior to starting the Foundation Programme.

1 year
September and April

RM 19,000 per annum

International Students:
RM 23,000 per annum

Student Enquiries

Toll free:
+1800 18 6867

+60 (7) 268 6205

+60 (16) 7725 400
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General Enquiries

University of Reading Malaysia
Persiaran Graduan Kota Ilmu, Educity 79200 Iskandar Puteri Johor, Malaysia.

Toll free:
+1800 18 6867

+ 60 (7) 268-6200

+60 (7) 268-6202


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