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Foundation in Accounting, Banking, Finance and Actuarial Programs

Course overview

Qualification Pre-U (Foundation, A-level, etc)
Study mode Full-time
Duration 1 year
Intakes February, April, July, August, September
Tuition (Local students) $ 5,859
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 7,865


APU's 12-month Foundation Programme is designed to prepare students from SPM, IGCSE, O-Levels, or similar qualifications with the knowledge and skills to progress into the first year of a degree of the student's choice.

After finishing the Foundation Programme, you will have the necessary knowledge to make an informed decision and pursue your desired degree.

The APU Foundation Programme paves the way for students to pursue professional tertiary education. It is a crucial transition point for students as the soft skills, general knowledge, and foundational subjects learned in the program contribute to their academic success and prepare them for their future careers as global professionals.

The students also will be exposed to 4 key areas:

  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Social Skills & Responsibilities
  • Practical Skills

Upon completing your study in this program, you will be able to:

  • Make an informed choice about what degree you want to study.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to a given audience.
  • Work effectively in a team.
  • Demonstrate English and other study skills appropriate to undergraduate learning.
  • Apply skills in numeracy, technology, and communications.
  • Use appropriate application software and the Internet.





$ 5,859
Local students
$ 7,865
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


$ 31
Local students
$ 148
Foreign students

Student Visa

$ 509
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements: 

  • 5 Credits in at least 5 subjects at the SPM level, including a Credit in Mathematics with a minimum of a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);
  • 5 Credits (Grade C & above) in at least 5 subjects, including Mathematics at IGCSE/O-Levels;
  • 3 Credits (Grade B & above) in at least 3 subjects in UEC, including Mathematics.

English Requirement:

  • IELTS : 4.0
  • TOEFL IBT : 30-31
  • Pearson (PTE) : 36
  • MUET : Band 3


Semester 1 (12 Weeks):

  • English for Academic Purpose
  • Communication Skills
  • Personal Development & Study Methods
  • Essentials of Web Applications
  • Mathematics

Semester 2 (12 Weeks):

  • Introduction to Business
  • Fundamental of Finance
  • Global Business Trends
  • Public Speaking in English

Semester 3 (12 Weeks):

  • Academic Research Skills
  • Economics for Business
  • Perspectives in Technology / Further Mathematics**
  • Co-Curricular

(**) Further Mathematics module is compulsory for students who choose to progress to Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies.

Choose one of the following modules: 

  • Principles of Accounts 
  • Discovering Media in the Digital Age 
  • Psychology & Behavioral Science

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