Foundation in Business Information Technology

Foundation in Business Information Technology



This programme is for students who want to pursue a Business or IT degree. In the first semester, students will study common subjects and later on, have the option of choosing their pathway in Business or IT.

Business Pathway

Students will study courses relevant to their desired degrees in the areas of management and accounting. These courses provide a fundamental understanding of concepts and principles of how an organisation works, organisational structure and behaviour, market structure, and consumer behaviour.

IT pathway

Students will take up Programming Techniques and Introduction to Database. These courses are designed to enable an understanding of the technical and humanistic aspects of computing.


Assessment of individual courses in the Foundation Programme consists of two components:

  • Continuous course work (50%)
  • Final examination (50%)

The continuous coursework component comprises different assessment tasks such as projects, assignments, laboratory work, presentations, tests, and others as assigned throughout each semester. The final examination is conducted at the end of each semester. The assessments are subject to quality assurance procedures to maintain high standards and ensure fair assessment.

Programme Structure

  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Basic Computing
  • English Language Skills 1
  • English Language Skills 2
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Business Management
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • General Studies
  • Information Technology Principles
  • Introduction to Business Studies
  • Introduction to Database
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Programming Techniques
  • Self-Development Skills
  • Skills for Creative Thinking
  • Business Statistics
Entry Level Entry Requirements
SPM / O Level Pass SPM with 5 Credits (including Mathematics, if IT Pathway selected)
UEC Pass UEC with 3Bs (including Mathematics, if IT Pathway selected)
Others Equivalent qualifications recognised by Malaysian Government

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