Medium of Instruction: English

Intakes: April / August / December

Duration:1 year (3 semesters)

The XMUM Foundation in Arts and Social Science is a one-year programme which is designed to offer a route for aspiring students to fulfil their dreams of gaining a higher education qualification in arts and social science fields. Students have the freedom to choose an academic track which corresponds with their intended field of undergraduate studies at XMUM. Various academic tracks are available and they are: Business, Communication Studies and Chinese Studies. 

Programme Highlights
  • Recognition as an entry qualification for undergraduate studies at XMUM

  • Lessons conducted by well-qualified and experienced academic staff

  • Exposure to international faculty and collaboration

  • Opportunities to interact and network with students from diverse nationalities and cultural backgrounds

  • Access to world-class learning and teaching facilities and infrastructure

  • Comprehensive student recreational facilities

  • Availability of on-site accommodation for students

Programme Structure

Entry Requirement

For 2022 intakes of Foundation Programmes, applicants who fulfill the following requirements are welcome to apply.

a. SPM/SPMVA pass with at least a Grade C in 5 subjects
b. UECA pass with at least a Grade B in 3 subjects
c. O-LevelA pass with at least a Grade C in 5 subjects
d. Other equivalent qualifications

Academic track: Business

A Grade C in Mathematics and English in SPM/SPMV/O-Level or a Grade B in both subjects in UEC or other equivalent qualifications.

Academic track: Communication Studies
A Grade C in English in SPM/SPMV/O-Level or a Grade B in English in UEC or other equivalent qualifications.

Academic track: Chinese Studies
A Grade C in Chinese and a Pass in English in SPM/SPMV/O-Level or a Grade B in Chinese and a Pass in English in UEC or other equivalent qualifications.

Academic Pathways


A Glance at XMUMC