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Start on:
March, July and November

Full Time: 1 year

Study Mode:
Online / Blended  Weekend intensive delivery

Fee & Scholarship:
Flexible payment and scholarship.


Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK) was established on 18 December 1997 and is one of the first private universities in Malaysia. UNIRAZAK is wholly-owned by Yayasan Pelaburan Bumiputra, which also owns Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). Since 2012, UNIRAZAK has been under the leadership and guidance of our esteemed Chancellor, YABhg. Tun Ahmad Sarji bin Abdul Hamid.

UNIRAZAK is known for its coveted degrees which were jointly-developed in partnership with globally renowned professional bodies. This unique approach enabled its students to obtain dual publications: a degree and accreditation by professional bodies relevant to their chosen fields be they in accounting, management, taxation and Islamic banking & finance. To date, UNIRAZAK’s programme partners include CPA Australia, Chartered Management Institute of United Kingdom (CMI), Malaysian Association of Tax Accountants (MATA), Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM), Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM), Malaysian Institute of Insurance (MII) and others. Today, UNIRAZAK is firmly established as ‘Kuala Lumpur’s Premier School of Business, Government & Education’.

UNIRAZAK meets the highest standards for tertiary education and has been awarded MSC-status and SIRIM certification ISO 9001:2000. In 2017, UNIRAZAK achieved 4-star ratings for MYRA and SETARA and was bestowed the Ministry of Education’s Grand Award for ‘Entrepreneurial Private University of the Year’ in 2015.


The Centre for Foundation Studies offers a unique one-year foundation program in Arts and Social Science. This foundation program is specifically designed for full time students preparing for undergraduate studies at UNIRAZAK. Students with SPM or 0-Level or equivalent qualifications are required to complete 50 credits to enroll in the degree programs. CFS and UNIRAZAK will equip students new to university life with the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate their chosen programs. These include interpersonal and communication skills, as well as analytical and quantitative abilities, to enable students to work effectively in a team for group assignments and related activities. Regardless of whether they are local or overseas students, all will find their pre-university experience rewarding, enriching and enlightening at UNIRAZAK.

Foundation in Arts

UNIRAZAK’s foundation programme is a one-year preparatory program for school-leavers who are looking to pursue Bachelor’s degree in business, education and government courses.

Foundation in Arts and Social Sciences covers basic knowledge of an array of fields such as business, management, education, economics, government, public policy, language and general studies.

During foundation year, you will learn the fundamentals via hybrid learning that includes lectures, labs, group discussions, tutorials as well as online learning through UROX (UNIRAZAK online experience platform). The program is tailored for students who wish to pursue their studies in in UNIRAZAK Bachelor’s degree program.


Semester 1:

English 1

Introduction to Management

Basic Mathematics

Basic Information and Communication Technology

Personal Development

Semester 2:

English 2

Principles of Sociology

Basic Economics

Global Studies


Semester 3:

Writing and Research Skills

Introduction to Law

Principles of Psychology

Basic Financial Accounting



A Pass in SPM/SPMV with a minimum of 5 credits.

  • A Pass in 0-Level with at least Grade C in FIVE (5) subject, OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by MQA/Malaysian Government such as IGCSE &UEC


  • TOEFL score of 450; OR IELTS band 3.5
  • The validity period for TOEFL and IELTS is TWO (2) years from the date of the award.

Note: Conditional offer letter will be issued to International student who has not met the English Proficiency Requirements. The student has to achieve English Proficiency Requirement within a period of 12 months

Additional Requirement

Credit in Bahasa Malaysia & English in SPM


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