Foundation In Business

Brickfields Asia College

Course Overview

The Foundation in Business (FIB) Programme is a preparatory programme that facilitates your academic admission into a multitude of undergraduate disciplines in arts, humanities, and social sciences.

The programme aims to provide you with an enhanced level of academic literacy, skills, and confidence to ensure a highly effective and smooth transitional process from secondary school into over 300 undergraduate programmes offered by BAC.

Upon successful completion, you will gain an entry qualification to undergraduate programmes in the areas of Business, Management, Economics, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Law and English Language, to name a few.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a solid understanding of business fundamentals.
  • Enhance your academic literacy, skills, and confidence.
  • Have the flexibility to choose from over 300 undergraduate programmes offered by the BAC Education Group.
  • Progress on to a qualifying degree in Business or its related fields in Malaysia, UK, Australia or New Zealand.

Why choose Brickfields Asia College?

Our Foundation in Business programme is designed specially for the UK Transfer Degree Programme (Business). It is also accepted by a wide range of universities in the UK and Malaysia. You will also be able to earn microcredentials from the world’s best universities while earning your foundation. You will also join a vibrant student community with over 250 fun and exciting annual events and more than 25 clubs and societies to choose from. 

How Do I Get In?

  • 5 C's in SPM or IGCSE or equivalent; OR
  • 3 B’s in UEC (including a Pass in English)

* Trial Examination /Forecast results are accepted

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COURSE MODULES

Semester 1

English

This module equips you with crucial listening and speaking skills in English. You will also enhance your knowledge and skills in vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar.

Business Mathematics

This module provides you with the knowledge and skills to apply mathematics in solving problems related to the economic, statistical and financial aspects of business.  

Introduction to Accounting

This module introduces you to the fundamentals of accounting, including the bookkeeping cycle, accounting concepts and principles, preparation of financial statements, analysis of financial information and recognition of stakeholders’ interests.

Introduction to ICT

This module provides you with basic knowledge of computer hardware and software. You will learn how computers are integrated into an organization, discover how information is managed within organization and develop basic communication and business skills required in computing.

Introduction to Law

This module introduces you to the structure and operation of the English legal system and some basic principles of civil liability in English law. It covers the English court structure, sources of English law and the methods of legal reasoning used in English law (judicial precedent and statutory interpretation). It also covers the basic principles of liability in contract and the tort of negligence in English law.

Semester 2

Writing For Academic Purpose

This module provides you essential communication and writing skills, as well as the appropriate vocabulary, grammar, and comprehension skills to help you communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Principles Of Marketing

This module introduces you to core concepts of marketing with an emphasis on the role and function of marketing in business organizations. You will learn about marketing concepts, the modern business environment, consumer and business purchasing behaviour, along with decisions and strategies pertaining to the marketing mix, i.e., product, pricing, promotional and placing strategies.

Critical Thinking Skills

This module introduces you to various critical thinking techniques and reasoning skills to help you to present your arguments convincingly, respond to situations and solve problems appropriately.

Introduction to Human Resource Management

This module explores the role of human resources (HR) and their function within an organisation. You will learn what human resources management is, understand the role of HR within the function of an organisation and summarise the major activities associated with human resource management.

Semester 3

Entrepreneurship

This module provides you with a glimpse into the world of entrepreneurship where you will learn the aptitudes you need to become an entrepreneur and the skills and processes necessary to initiate an enterprise.

Introduction to Finance

This module introduces you to the concepts, roles, and principles of financial management in business organisations. You will learn to review the roles of financial markets, institutions and environment as well as perform basic analyses relating to the time value of money, financial statements, and capital budgeting for business decisions.

Introduction to Business

You will learn about the activities of business organisations, how they respond to the changing demands of their environment and how effective managers and leaders develop successful organisations in terms of customer focus and the products/services they offer.

You will also explore how successful business organizations engage in financial and accounting practices to maximise value for stakeholder’s value and to develop strategic planning and decision-making to ensure business survival, change, and sustainable success.

Introduction to Economics

This module will help you develop a basic understanding of economic principles, contrasting macroeconomics and microeconomics which will be very useful when analysing real life scenarios.

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