Foundation in Arts Program By Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) |Top Universities
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Subject Economics and Econometrics
  • Duration 12 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Jan, May, Oct

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The UTAR Foundation in Arts is a full-time intensive programme that has been designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills for a smooth transition into the undergraduate studies in UTAR. It offers the shortest path for eligible students to progress into the undergraduate studies of their choice within one year. With the flexible programme structure, students may complete their Foundation programmes to their desired pace of up to two years. There are various courses that will enhance students' academic knowledge, expose students to latest developments in the respective areas of studies and foster their critical thinking skills. Simultaneously, it also sharpens student's presentation skills and English language proficiency.

About University

Established in 2002, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is a leading university in Malaysia with two campuses in the Kampar district of Perak (around 190km from Kuala Lumpur) and in Kajang, Selangor (around 20km from Kuala Lumpur).


Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) offers over 74 undergraduate degree programs, 31 master’s degree programs,  12 Doctorate programsand 4 Foundation programs in disciplines such as business, engineering, mathematics, creative industries and design, social sciences, education, medicine and Chinese studies. All degree programs are taught in English with the exception of the Chinese Studies programs. Students also have the opportunity to learn a foreign language as an elective course in their undergraduate degree.

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman goes beyond imparting technical knowledge. It encourages students to enhance their soft skill competencies through various extracurricular activities such as soft skills development, student entrepreneurship, community projects, sports, and many other character-building events.


It’s also an ideal university for students who are looking for international exposure, experience, and friendship. Malaysia is a unique country with a rich diversity in culture where people interact with cultures from the West, Chinese, Islam, Indian, and Asians. Given this advantage, UTAR incorporates such multi-cultural dimensions into all aspects of its learning, teaching, research and collaboration.

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