Foundation in Art & Design

First City University College

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


1 year


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, Jun, Sep

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Gain experience in practical studio work such as drawing, experimentation and exploration of media and material, and model making
  • Direct pathway to First City UC's design degrees which include graphic design, interior architecture, furniture and product design, and fashion marketing
  • Over 3 decades of experience
  • Located in the modern and vibrant township of Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya

Course Structure

Semester 1:

  • Introductory & Diagnostic Projects
  • Visual Analysis
  • Colour Studies
  • Fundamental of 2D & 3D Designs
  • Workshops (Printmaking, Photography and Computer)
  • Drawing 1
  • Basic Skill and Techniques
  • Critical Studies 1
  • Research and Critical Writing
  • History and Theory of Art & Design
  • English 1
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Grammar and Mechanics

Semester 2:

  • Pre Specialist Projects
  • Applied 2D and 3D Designs
  • Applied Drawing and Colours
  • Drawing 2
  • Advanced Skills and Techniques
  • Critical Studies 2
  • Research and Critical Writing
  • History and Theory of Art & Design
  • English 2
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Research and Presentation Skills

Semester 3:

  • Specialist Projects
  • Final Project: Indication towards choice of degree studies in various specializations: Graphic Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Furniture & Product Design and Fashion Marketing
  • Drawing 3
  • Drawing in Specialised Areas

Entry Requirements

  • SPM: Minimum 5 credits (including English)
  • UEC: Minimum 4Bs (including English)
  • GCE O Level: Minimum 5 credits (including English)
  • Other Qualifications: Equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency AND
  • Pass Portfolio interview

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