Foundation in Information Technology

Faculty of Information Science & Technology (FIST)

(R2/481/3/0140) 02/22 (A7858)

Modern lifestyle has progressing rapidly with the evolution of current technology. Technological solutions derived from Information Technology to retrieve information and solve problem or task in our daily routines. Therefore, our Foundation in Information Technology programme aims to equip students with essential knowledge and skills for them to pursue their respective degree programmes successfully.

Classes and laboratories are equipped with hardware, software and tools for student to experience an engaging teaching and learning environment and nurturing their knowledge in technical and soft skills.

After completion of Foundation in Information Technology programme, students are able to further their Bachelor Degree Programmes in either Information Technology, Computer Science or Science from Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST) or Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI).



  • Entry Requirements
      1. 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
      2. Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in at least three (3) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and English.
    • Additional Requirement to pursue Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours):
      1. A Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
      2. 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
      • Communicative English
        Critical Thinking
        Computer Applications
        Introduction to Computer Architecture and Operating System
    • Trimester 2
      • Fundamentals of Business Management
        Introduction to Multimedia Technology
        Essential English
        Introduction to Physics
        Introduction to Probability and Statistics
        Problem Solving and Programming
    • Trimester 3
      • Academic English
        Mini IT Project