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OVERVIEW

 

Foundation in Design equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills as foundational building blocks for your future undergraduate studies specialising in the realms of interior design, graphic design, multimedia design, and interior architecture. Specifically, this programme prepares you for the Bachelor of Design (Hons) in Creative Media and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Interior Architecture programmes.

 

With learning extends beyond the classroom, you get to engage in enriching experiences such as field trips, attending talks by prominent speakers, and participating in competitions. These activities expose you to real-world scenarios, industry insights, and foster a dynamic learning environment.

School
Pre-University Studies

Study Duration

1-year

Study Options

Full time only

Industry

site visits

 Out-of-classroom

learning

Intake Month

February, April, Advance August (Start it Right in July) and August

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Turn your knowledge into purpose for real impact. Explore our world-class learning environment and industry connections, propelling you to success at our elite institutions, ranked among Asia’s Top 50 and the World’s Top 1%.

 

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WHY TAYLOR'S PROGRAMME OVERVIEW FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Key Highlights of Foundation in Design

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
FUTURE CAREERS

Our Foundation in Design is where you will explore key spheres of study and practice. Through hands-on investigation, you will develop vital skills in the design process, observation, visual storytelling, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking.

 

Our goal is to equip you with a well-rounded skill set that prepares you for success in the dynamic field of design. Join us on this exciting journey of discovery, creativity, and personal growth. 

Modules

Modules

Year 1

  • Introduction to Photography
  • Fundamental Drawing
  • Design Basics
  • Contextual Studies
  • Design Exploration
  • English I
  • English II
  • Critical and Creative Thinking Skills

*All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the college.

Electives

Electives

Are you ready to embark on your academic journey? Our programme provides a nurturing environment for individuals who are passionate about arts and humanities. To ensure a smooth admission process, please take note of the entry requirements listed below.

Qualifications

Qualifications

SIJIL PELAJARAN MALAYSIA (SPM)

Pass with minimum of 5 credits

 

O LEVEL

Pass with minimum of 5 credits

UNIFIED EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE (UEC)

Pass with minimum of 3Bs

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by Malaysian Government

Note: Students without a Pass in SPM or equivalent Art subject must Pass the Visual Aptitude Test (VAT) or Drawing Test or have a design portfolio review. 

Students continuing to bachelor’s degree programmes at Taylor’s University are required to meet the respective programmes’ entry requirements, available on the Taylor’s University website.

English Requirements

English Requirements

IELTS

Overall Band 4.0

 

TOEFL

iBT 31

 

MUET

Band 2

 

UEC

C8

TAYLOR'S EET

Overall Score 4.0

 

TAYLOR'S IEN

Level 1- Grade B or Level 2- Grade C

 

COMPLETED HIGH SCHOOL (YEAR 11) THAT WAS CONDUCTED IN ENGLISH

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

When you've successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

Potential Careers

Potential Careers

  • Artist
  • Interior Architect/ Designer
  • Industrial Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Photographer/ Videographer
  • Animator

Foundation in Design

You are Approximate Total Fees
Local Student
MYR 28,500
International Student
USD 9,765

We offer scholarships to help brightest minds

reach their fullest potential.

Note: Fees are reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester. Fees exclude additional costs which varies according to programme.

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