Foundation in Information Technology

Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI)

(R2/010/3/0088) 12/22 (A8670)

In an ever-changing, technologically dependent world, our one-year Foundation in Information Technology programme aims to produce students who are well-equipped with computer skills as well as mathematical and physics skills. The Foundation in Information Technology programme is delivered through engaging lectures and laboratory work which serve to build knowledge and help develop practical skills.

After completion of the foundation programme you can opt for a degree programme from either Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI) or Faculty of Information, Science and Technology (FIST).

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  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass SPM/O-Level or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English; OR
    • • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least four (4) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English; OR
    • • Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government.
    • Additional Requirement to pursue Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours):
    • (a) A Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM Level or
      its equivalent; OR
    • (b) Credit in Mathematics AND one Science/Technology/Engineering subject at SPM Level or its equivalent.
    • Note : Candidate (b) is required to pass the reinforcement of Mathematics subject prior to pursuing to degree programme. However, the reinforcement of Mathematics subject can be exempted if the Foundation/Matriculation studies contain subjects in Mathematics and the achievement is higher or equivalent to the requirement of the Additional Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.
  • Programme Structure
    • Trimester 1
      • Introduction to Business
        Management
        Introduction to Computing Technologies
        Communicative English
        Mathematics 1
        Problem Solving and Programme Design
    • Trimester 2
      • Critical Thinking
        Introduction to Digital Systems
        Essential English
        Multimedia Fundamentals
        Mathematics II
        Principles of Physics
    • Trimester 3
      • Academic English
        Mathematics III
        Mini IT Project