Foundation in Social Science

Foundation in Social Science (MQA/PA 14544)

Mr Vasan Varathan
Head of Imperium Centre for Foundation Programmes

Greetings to all. Welcome to Imperium International College’s Centre for Foundation programmes.

Imperium’s Foundation in Social Science programme is a Pre-University programme which delivers subjects that are related to the Arts and Social Science discipline. In whole, it is a preparatory course for school-leavers who want to qualify for a place on a bachelor’s degree course specifically in the field of Arts and social science studies. We believe in a complete holistic education. This means that, coupled with academic knowledge, you will be exposed to experiential learning as an integral part of your well-rounded education. Each of our programme has been designed to ensure students develop their basics in the subjects so that they can cope with the pressure of higher education. Besides curriculum, we also focus on building students’ soft skills such as confidence, team work and communication to ensure that they are able to succeed in a career of their choice. Equipped with young and dynamic lecturers, we assure that our educators go beyond the normal norm. We are committed to molding and shaping students to have a balanced world view and an understanding of social issues and world affairs outside of their textbooks. Our emphasis is not confined to them performing well in examinations and moving on to tertiary studies but in developing their passion for life-long learning, confidence in their own ability and harnessing their talents.

On that note, let me welcome you to chart your own success with us.

Mr Vasan Varathan, Head of Centre

About the Programme

Imperium’s Foundation in Social Science is a Pre-University programme that covers the full span of human behavior, economics, education, sociology, linguistic, social anthropology, psychology, political science, business and management studies. Besides curriculum, we also focus on building students’ soft skills such as confidence, team work and communication to ensure that they are able to succeed in a career of their choice.

  • Prefer a direct pathway to Anglia Ruskin University Degree Programmes
  • Are comfortable with a balance academic performance of 50% coursework and 50% examination
  • Aim to develop strong foundation in a chosen field of study
  • Are active and like working in teams and enjoy activities

Why Foundation in Social Science @ Imperium International College?

Student Testimony

Through Imperium International College’s Foundation in Arts programme, it has effectively equipped me the knowledge that was needed for me to pursue my undergraduate studies. The programme also made me realise that my foundation is not just about the knowledge but it is about building the fundamental analytic and comprehension skills for future programmes.
Kheng Soh Geik
Foundation in Arts

Programme Structure





Entry Requirements

Passed SPM with a minimum of 5 credits

Passed Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with a minimum Grade B in 3 subjects

Passed O-Level with a minimum Grade C in 5 subjects

Any other qualifications approved by the Malaysian Government


1 year

Assessment and Examination

Students are evaluated through 50% coursework (quizzes, projects, topic reviews, investigations, assignments, and presentations) and 50% examination at the end of each subject / unit. The completion certificate awarded will show a combined CGPA and grade.

For admission enquiry, kindly contact our education counsellors below:

Teo Wai Xiang



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