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Computer Science
Foundation Year

Get up to 100% scholarships or grants when you apply today!

Fast track to a world-class
Computer Science degree

Overview

Computer Science Foundation Year

Course Code: JPT (N/010/3/0538) 11/25 MQA/PA14046
Duration: 1 Year
Intake: April, July and September
Delivery Model: Full time in Malaysia

Description

Our Computer Science Foundation Year aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the mathematics that underpins computer science, along with develop your ability to solve engineering and computer science problems. This one-year full-time course is integrated with a further three-year BSc degree, and will build your understanding of the computer science disciplines. Successful completion of this Foundation Year guarantees progression to our computer science degree at the University of Southampton Malaysia.

Why Study This Course

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Progress to Southampton Malaysia's or UK's computer science degree upon successful completion of this Foundation Year.
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University of Southampton's Computer Science degree is highly ranked in the UK.
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Effective transition to university. One-year pre-university programme promises you the quickest transition to university at our Malaysia or UK campus.

Course Structure

This stimulating year of study will equip you with the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to successfully meet the challenges of our computer science degree programme. This one-year full-time course is integrated with a further three-year BSc degree, and will build your understanding of mathematics, computer programming and computer science principles.

Typical course content

  • Communicating in English
  • Mathematics for Science & Engineering
  • Academic & Personal Development
  • Fundamentals of Computing
  • Mathematics A
  • Mathematics B
  • Computer Systems & Application
  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Theoretical Aspects of Computing
  • Routes to Success
  • Programming and Coursework

Malaysian student:

  • RM29,100

International student:

  • RM34,100 (£6,200)

We offer up to 100% scholarships. Chat with our counsellors to understand your options.

SPM/O-Levels or equivalent
5As in the science stream, including Mathematics and Physics. (Minimum B+ in Additional Mathematics required for SPM only)

IB
32 points overall, and must not include subjects suitable for direct entry into undergraduate programmes, normally both Higher Level Mathematics and Physics

STPM/A level
ABB (cannot include subjects suitable for direct entry into undergraduate programmes, normally both Mathematics and Physics). However, students need to show an aptitude for Mathematics and may be asked to take a Foundation Mathematics test.

UEC
Minimum 4Bs

English Requirement
The University of Southampton Malaysia accepts various English Language Tests, to read more: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page

Our typical entry requirements may subject to change. If you are unsure about your qualification or results, please contact our professional team of counsellors, or speak to your school’s guidance counsellors.

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