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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(12 m) 12 month(s)
Course Tuition Fees:
Course Miscellanous Fees:


Subang Jaya
Location of Study:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
Taylor's University

Foundation in Natural and Built Environments (FNBE)

  Institution: Taylor’s University

Field Of Study:
Architecture & Building
Level Of Study:
Pre University
Course Subject:
Course Intake:
August, February, March

The programme aims to introduce students to the different fields of study in the natural and built environments, and equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a degree in Architecture or Quantity Surveying (QS).

The structure of the programme is designed to ensure that students gain an optimal education as they progress from foundation through to the degree. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to enroll into our degree programmes, creating a seamless transition to obtain an architecture or quantity surveying degree.

Strong Built Environment Focus

  • Exposure to specialized modules provides a solid foundation to pursue degrees in Architecture or QS; such as Culture & Civilizations and Introduction to Drawing (Architecture), as well as Principle of Economics, Basic Accounting and Mathematics (QS).
  • Develop critical thinking and idea generation skills, and enable students to visualise and communicate their ideas to the audience through module such as Creative Thinking Skills.

Highly Qualified Faculty

  • Dedicated full-time academicians with extensive professional and academic experience enrich students’ learning.

Conducive Learning Environment

  • Exposure to real-life simulations, out-of-classroom field and study trips, interaction with working professionals as well as competitions throughout the programme.
  • Hands-on learning environment promotes two-way interaction and sharing of knowledge and resources among students and faculty members.

Reliable Support System

  • First Year Experience (FYE) initiatives, such as motivational talks and peer-assisted study sessions, provide students the much-needed support to adjust to university life and excel in academic and extra-curricular activities.

Entry Requirements

  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / O Level: Min. 5 credits including English and Mathematics and a pass in Bahasa Melayu
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): Min. 5Bs including English and Mathematics
  • Other Qualifications: Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Courses Offered

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Elements of Natural & Built Environments
  • Introduction to the Construction Industry
  • Creative Thinking Skills
  • English I
  • Introduction to Drawing
  • Constructed Landscape

Semester 2

  • Culture & Civilisations or
    Principles of Economics
  • Introduction to Design or Basic Accounting
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Business or Mathematics
  • Effective Public Communication
  • English II

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