Foundation in Cinematic Arts

Faculty of Cinematic Arts (FCA)

(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.


  • Entry Requirements
    • • 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.
  • Programme Structure
    • Trimester 1
      • The Static Image
        Imagineering: Art as a Tool
        Critical Thinking & Reasoning
        Sociology in Contemporary Societies
        Storytelling & Mythology
        Communicative English
    • Trimester 2
      • The Sequential Image
        Digital Media Entrepreneurship
        Computer Graphics
        Comparative Philosophy
        Contemporary Asian Literature
        Essential English
    • Trimester 3
      • The Moving Image
        The Language of Cinema
        Basic Accounting for Creative Business
        An Introduction to Psychology