Course Details

Award: Foundation in Art and Design (FAD) (R2/010/3/0254) (03.02.2020-02.02.2025)
MQA Approval A10611
Duration 1 year (total up 3 semesters)
Intakes February, May & September
Total Course Fees RM 13,700 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Medium of Instruction English

Course Introduction

This one-year foundation programme serves as a gateway into the 3-year Bachelor’s programme at New Era University College. It develops various art and design skills, techniques and perspectives which are crucial in the degree programme later.

Predominantly project-based, it focuses on three main areas:

Technical Know-how:

Here skills and techniques are honed beginning with the basics through intermediate levels.

Creativity and Design:

Students analyse the anatomy of successful art and design projects and apply these lessons in their own work.

Culture and Historical Context:

Students learn to 'read' the visual and cultural landscape to better address design conditions.

Programme Modules *

  • Drawing
  • 2-Dimensional Studies
  • Colour Theory
  • 3-Dimensional Studies
  • Drawing 1 and 2
  • 2-Dimensional Studies
  • Colour Theory
  • 3-Dimensional Studies
  • Computer Graphics 1 and 2
  • History of Art & Design
  • Typography
  • Design Narratives
  • Introduction to Photography
  • Introduction to Ceramics
  • Introduction to Printmaking
  • Photography 1
  • Feature Photography
  • Portfolio Project
  • Graphic Design Context

* Selected programme modules


Programme Main Strengths

  • Multi-Skills & Multi-Disciplinary
  • Make-N-Reflect Learning
  • Understanding Design Narratives
  • Community As Classroom
  • The Latest Industry Standard Syllabus
  • Teaching Team Are Industry Experts

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • SPM with 5 credits
  • UEC with 3 credits
  • Other equivalent qualifications

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Marketing & Sales Department.

Career Prospects

A foundation degree, also known as preparation courses, is a great option if you would like to commit to a three-year degree programme. It will prepare students for a bachelor's degree best suited to you in art and design.



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