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Foundation in Computer Science

Offered by: Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration1 Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesFees for Malaysian Students: Tuition Fees: RM6,000 per programme. Other Fees: Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: RM1,348 one-time payment Medical Insurance: RM88/year Deposit for Accommodation: RM250 one-time deposit payment Monthly Fee for Acco
Fees (International Student)Fees for International Students: Tuition Fees: USD4,950 (RM19,800) per programme. Other Fees: VISA & Application Fee: USD787.50 (RM3,150) one-time payment Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: USD1,650 (RM6,600) one-time payment Medical Insurance:
CampusPutrajaya Campus
FacultyCollege of Foundation and Diploma Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies
Course Description

The Foundation in Computer Science will equip the students with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to successfully pursue their respective degree programmes. Among the subjects to be undertaken by foundation students are Introduction to Computing, Personal Productivity with Technology, Critical Thinking, Fundamental of Data & Information and other relevant subjects. Students will also be exposed to various out-of-class activities.

Students successfully completed their Foundation in Computer Science programme will be able to enter into Bachelor of Computer Science programmes.

50 credit hours of subjects are being taught in three semesters. This Foundation in Computer Science programme can be completed in 1 yea



This programme can be completed in Full Time: 1 year.

  • Year 1: Semester 1
    - Introduction to Computing
    - Calculus for Computing I
    - Physics for Computing I
    - Foundation English I
    - Introduction to Problem Solving and Basic

  • Year 1: Semester 2
    - Calculus for Computing II
    - Physics for Computing II
    - Campus Life Skills
    - English for Academic Purposes
    - Physics for Computing II
    - Personal Productivity with Information Technology
    - Introduction to Web Development

  • Year 1: Special Semester
    - Fundamentals of Data and Information
    - Psychology of Thinking
    - Foundation Islamic Studies / Moral Foundation (Malaysian Student)
    - Essential Writing for International Students


Entry Requirements

Foundation in Computer Science


For International Students: Entry requirements vary from country to country. Please click here to check the entry requirements set by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Intake Months

Jan, July, Sept

Career Prospects

Students successfully completed their Foundation in Computer Science programme are expected to pursuit their study in Bachelor of Computer Science programmes.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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