Foundation in Arts (Information Technology)

UCSI University

UCSI University

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At UCSI’s Institute of Computer Science and Digital Innovation, we believe in preparing for the here and now, and for the future. The Institute caters for those who wish to advance in the field of Computer Science and Information Technology and take their learning to the next level.Emerging IR 4.0 technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, and Data Analytics are changing how industries operate. Therefore, the demand for graduates in Computer Science and Information Technology is increasing. Their knowledge and specialisation are invaluable and will shape the very way in which we view the world.Our faculty members are experts in their respective fields and have vast and varied experiences to share with students. Furthermore, the Foundation with Computer Science and Information Technology pathways equip students with skills such as analytical thinking, critical thinking and problem solving as well as computing knowledge, and practical skills needed to thrive in IR 4.0.

About the Programme

Integrating both coursework and written examinations, this programme incorporates a practice-oriented approach and furnishes students with relevant interesting, stimulating and hands-on experience via a variety of teaching methods and practical exercises. Different dynamic learning processes are employed in the delivery of this programme including lectures, tutorials, computer lab work, team-based projects, real-life system developments, presentations and independent projects, to name a few, supervised by both university lecturers and industry experts alike.

Entry Requirements

SPM: Pass with 5 credits (C) including Mathematics

O-levels: Pass with 5 credits (C) including Mathematics

UEC: Pass with minimum 3 credits (B6) including Mathematics

Other qualifications: Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Career Paths

Database Administrator

and more

Network Administrator

Software Developer

Web Developer

Cybersecurity Analyst

IT Project Manager

Cloud Solutions Architect

Data Analyst

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Engineer

UX/UI Designer



USD7K for overseas students.


1 Years


  • Full-Time


January, May, September

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