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Foundation in Information Technology

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 Information Technology 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, Introduction to Problem Solving and Basic Computer, Introduction to Web Development, Personal Productivity with Information Technology, Fundamentals of Data & Information, and other relevant subjects. Students will also be exposed to various out-of-class activities.

Students who have successfully completed their Foundation in Information Technology programme will be able to enter into the Bachelor of Information Technology (Information Systems), Bachelor of Information Technology (Visual Media), and Bachelor of Information Technology (Graphics & Multimedia).

50 credit hours of subjects are being taught in three semesters. This Foundation in Information Technology programme can be completed in 1 year.


  • Year 1: Semester 1
    - Introduction to Computing
    - College Algebra
    - Foundation English I
    - Introduction to Business
    - Introduction to Problem Solving and Basic Computer

  • Year 1: Semester 2
    - Personal Productivity with Information Technology
    - Introduction to Web Development
    - Business Mathematic
    - Introduction to Physic
    - English for Academic Purposes
    - Campus Life Skills
    - Malaysian Culture for International Students

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


Entry Requirements

Foundation in Information Technology


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)

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Career Prospects

Students successfully completed their Foundation in Information Technology programme are expected to pursuit their study in Bachelor of Foundation in Information Technology program

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

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