Course Details

Foundation in Computer Science

Universiti Tenaga Nasional - Putrajaya Campus




  • Description

    The foundation programs (FCS & FIT) offered by this department will equip the students with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to successfully pursue their respective degree programs. Among the subjects to be undertaken by foundation students are Introduction to Computing, Personal Productivity with Technology, Critical Thinking, Fundamental of Data & Information, etc. Students will also be exposed to various out-of-class activities.

    Students successfully completed their FCS program will be able to enter into Bachelor of Science program and those completed their FIT program will be able to enter into Bachelor of Information Technology program.

    The department is equipped with sufficient computer and physics laboratories. All the laboratories are air-conditioned and equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment. Laboratory classes are conducted either by lecturers themselves or tutors, who are closely supervised by the lecturers.

    Field of Study

    Computer Science

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 18,000 (USD 4,500)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

Entry Requirements


    Pass SPM with 5 credits (grade C) inclusive Mathematics, 4 additional subjects and pass Additional Mathemathics

  • O-Level/GCSE

    O-Level. Pass O-Level from Public or Private Higher Education Institutions from local or international that recognized by Government of Malaysia with a minimum of credit (grade C) in 5 subjects inclusive Mathematics, 4 Additional Subjects and pass Additional Mathematics

  • UEC

    Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 4 subjects inclusive of Advance Mathematics and 3 Additional Subjects

  • Other
    Other equivalent qualification recognized by Government of Malaysia.

  • English Requirements

    TOEFL: 500

    iBT: 42

    IELTS: 5.0

    MUET: Minimum Band 3

  • Intake

    February; June; September

Programme Structure

  • Semester 1

    Introduction to Computing

    Calculus for Computing I

    Physics for Computing I

    Foundation English I

    Campus Life Skills

    Psychology of Thinking

    Foundation Islamic Studies / Moral Foundation

    Malaysian Culture for International Student

  • Semester 2

    Calculus for Computing II

    Physics for Computing II

    Fundamentals of Data and Information

    English for Academic Purposes

    Physics II for Computer Science

    Personal Productivity with Information Technology

    Essential Writing for International Students

  • Special Semester

    Introduction to Problem Solving and Basic Computers

    Introduction to Web Development

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 18,000 (USD 4,500)

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