Sunway Foundation Program in Arts (FIA)

General

Program 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.

Structure

  • 3 semesters of 14-week duration each.
  • Core units and Enrichment subjects are compulsory.
  • 4 Academic Electives are compulsory.

Assessment and Examinations

Students are evaluated through 50% coursework (quizzes, projects, topic reviews, investigations, assignments and presentations) and 50% examination at the end of each subject/unit. The completion certificate awarded will show a combined CGPA and grade.

(CGPA calculation is based on all subjects attempted)

Core Units

  • 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

Entry Requirements

Passed SPM, O-level or equivalent with minimum five (5) credits

Duration

1 year

Intakes

January / March / July / August

Examinations

March / July / August

Last updated Apr 2018

About the School

For almost 30 years Sunway University has established a reputation both in Malaysia and overseas, as an inspiring educational leader. Perfectly harnessing the highest quality of academic personnel and ... Read More

For almost 30 years Sunway University has established a reputation both in Malaysia and overseas, as an inspiring educational leader. Perfectly harnessing the highest quality of academic personnel and an exceptionally diverse range of programmes any global educational powerhouse would be proud of. Read less