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Foundation in Information Technology

Offered by: Multimedia University (MMU)
Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration1 Yr
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
CampusCyberjaya, Malacca
FacultyFaculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies
Course Description

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).


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
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 Credit in Additional Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent; OR
  • 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.

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

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