Foundation in Computing & Engineering

KPT/JPS (R/010/3/0144)05/23 | MQA/FA 3180

Course Duration

Full time 1 Year


Feb / May / Sept

Course Fees

RM 10,000 (Malaysian)
RM 15,000 (International)


Our Foundation in Computing and Engineering programme is designed to equip students with the basic sciences, mathematics, critical thinking, entrepreneurial knowledge, communication skills and most importantly the fundamentals of computer science and computer engineering to prepare them for admission into relevant undergraduate programmes.

A unique feature of our Foundation in Computing and Engineering programme is that we offer a selection of elective subjects that cater for different interests and pathways to UNIMY undergraduate programmes. Thus, prospective students will be equipped with the relevant knowledge and skills prior to admission into those programmes.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • SPM/SPVM: Min 5 Credits
  • IGCSE / O-LEVEL: Min 5 Grade C
  • UEC: Min 3 Grade B

English Language Requirements

1. For Malaysian Students

    • SPM/SPMV: Minimum pass; OR
    • IGCSE: Minimum pass; OR
    • Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

2. For International Students

    • IGCSE: Minimum pass; OR
    • MUET: Minimum band 2; OR
    • IELTS: Minimum band 4.0; OR
    • TOEFL: Minimum score of 397; OR
    • Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

** Validity of test results:
-MUET: 5 years
-IELTS & TOEFL: 2 years

Programme Outline

Semester 1

  • English 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • Fundamental to Physics
  • Fundamental to Computing
  • Presentation Skills

Semester 2

  • English 2
  • Mathematics 2
  • Fundamental to Logic and Electricity
  • Introduction to Programming

Semester 3

  • Fundamental to Probability and Statistics
  • Creative Thinking
  • Fundamental to Business Management
  • Introduction to Emerging Science and Technology

Students Testimonial

UNIMY has a very conducive study environment. I can't help but feel very blessed to be here. The people I know are very supportive. They provide great input, which has been valuable.

Nur Asfia JamaluddinFoundation in Computing & Engineering

For a student who has been staying abroad for years, attending UNIMY has broadened my perspective and understanding of computers and technology.
The university has comfortable atmosphere with students from different walks of life. Some subjects are challenging; however, enthusiastic lecturers are prepared to lend a helping hand.

Auni QistinaFoundation in Computing & Engineering

UNIMY has given me a new perspective towards the subject of technology and science and it has been an eye-opening journey being here. The subjects are specialised so it gives me a sure direction and focus for my future. The assignments have helped build my character and motivation. The staff are knowledgeable in their respective fields and they have been hospitable and helpful towards students' issues. Being at UNIMY has made me learn, grow and mature as a student and I am grateful for the experiences and opportunities.

Rachel Ooi Yin WahFoundation in Computing & Engineering

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