Foundation Programmes




About this Course

The Foundation Programme in IT Studies is a one-year programme. It is designed to provide students with the necessary foundational knowledge on business and information technology to enable them to undertake a rigorous degree programme in Information Technology or Computer Sciences.

What Will You Learn

  • Learning a wide range of broad subject areas
  • Open up opportunities for student to specialise further in your next year
  • Faster to land for first year of a full degree programme
  • This programme is designed to prepare student for a range of courses
  • The flexibility is one of the great things about the foundation year
  • Allowing student to find out more about your interests and talents before focusing on a three-year degree

Career Prospect

  • Degree in Information Technology
  • Degree in Computer Science
  • Other degree programmes in the related field

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Course structure

Semester 1
  • Fundamental of Mathematics
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • English
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Introduction to Social Media
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
Semester 2
  • Fundamentals of Database
  • Fundamental of Programming
  • Fundamental of Operating System
  • Fundamental of Statistics
  • Critical Thinking
Semester 3
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Introduction to IT Security
  • Fundamental of Web Page Design

Entry Requirement

Applicants must ensure the entry requirements for the Foundation in Information Technology programme taking into account specific subject requirements at the SPM level if students choose to pursue studies in the following fields:

Progression to the field of Information Technology:

  • PASS SPM or its equivalent with at least credits in 5 subjects, including Mathematics or Additional Mathematics AND pass in English Subject/equivalent qualification.

Other field of studies:

  • Kindly refer to the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) guidelines
  • Note:

  • The determination of eligibility for a programme by the Higher Education Provider is subject to Standards, Programme Standards, Regulations of Professional Bodies, Regulations by Authorities and amendments made from time to time.
  • Pass SPM means passing Bahasa Melayu and Sejarah (starting from SPM Year 2013).
  • The grade requirements for Bahasa Melayu and English at the SPM level for admission to programmes under professional bodies is based on the standards, manuals and regulations of the respective professional bodies.
  • International students may pursue Foundation in Information Technology with an equivalent academic qualification.
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