Foundation in Cinematic Arts

(N/213/3/0301)12/21 (MQA/PA8420)

The Foundation in Cinematic Arts provides a broad scope in the humanities and social sciences with an emphasis on the visual arts. Students gain basic knowledge and skills required for enrolling in a higher education degree programme in the fields of cinematic and other arts and media, such as the degree programmes offered at Faculty of Cinematic Arts.


  • Pass SPM / O-level or its equivalent with minimum of grade C in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of English; OR
  • Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least four (4) subjects inclusive of English; OR
  • Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • English Entry Requirement for International Students: All programmes offered by Faculty of Cinematic Arts require a minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS or its equivalent


The Static Image
Imagineering: Art As A Tool
Critical Thinking & Reasoning
Sociology In Contemporary Societies
Storytelling & Mythology
Communicative English

The Sequential Image
Digital Media Entrepreneurship
Computer Graphics
Comparative Philosophy
Contemporary Asian Literature
Essential English

The Moving Image
The Language of Cinema
Basic Accounting For Creative Business
Introduction to Psychology


  • Show an understanding of facts, concepts, principles and processes relevant to the cinematic arts
  • Identify connections between individuals and/or societies across historical periods and relate them to the student as a global citizen and emerging artist
  • Use multiple references to think critically, systematically and creatively in groups or individually
  • Nurture technique and personal vision through the requirements of the creative process
  • Communicate orally and in writing at an academic and professional level
  • Find, assess and effectively use the vast amount of information available in todayʼs digital age to become independent life-long learners


Dr. Boon Kia Meng


Ts. Kan Lume


Dr. Azlan Razif Yahaya


Ts. Saufee Mohammad


Syed Amar Ghazi Syed Ahmad Alkugsi


Ahmad Faris Shah Azman


Tan Jia Cheng

Assistant Lecturer