Course Details

Foundation in Information Technology

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 or equivalent with a minimum of credits (grade C) in 5 subjects inclusive Mathematics and 4 additional subjects.

  • O-Level/GCSE

    Pass O-Level from Public or Private Higher Education Institutions, local or international, recognized by the Government of Malaysia with minimum of credit (grade C) in 5 subjects inclusive Mathematics./p>

  • UEC

    Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 4 subjects inclusive Mathematics and 4 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

    College Algebra

    Foundation English I

    Campus Life Skills

    Psychology of Thinking

    Foundation Islamic Studies / Moral Foundation

    Malaysian Culture for International Student

  • Semester 2

    Business Mathematics

    Introduction to Business

    Introduction to Physics

    Fundamentals of Data and Information

    English for Academic Purposes

    Writing Skills

    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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