Foundation in Computing & Engineering

University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (UNIMY)

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Our Foundation in Computing & Engineering (FCE) is a pre-university programme that offers a wide range of topics to provide students with a strong foundation in computing, business, and engineering. This programme aims to prepare students for undergraduate studies in fields such as computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or related areas by equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need. Upon completion of the program, students will have a solid understanding of the principles and applications of computing and engineering.

Why Choose This Course At UNIMY?

  • Builds your knowledge in the field of computing, information technology, and electronic technology through research and life-long learning activities.  
  • Transforms you into an effective team player with the capability to lead, and appreciate teamwork and leadership qualities.  
  • Appreciate and uphold professional attitudes and ethics necessary in fulfilling their responsibilities towards clients, and society.
  • Prepares you for relevant undergraduate programmes by providing you with fundamental knowledge in computer science and engineering, along with basic sciences, math, critical thinking, entrepreneurial and communication skills.

Why choose UNIMY?

At UNIMY, students will benefit from an exceptional academic experience set within the well-renowned science, technology, and innovation hub. UNIMY’s lecturers are comprised of a diverse group of experts from various industries with specialisations in UNIMY’s eight focus areas. Our ethos of high-quality teaching and learning, leading-edge curriculum, and work readiness skills, combined with a vibrant student experience will be the key to unlocking your true potential. This is where you will gain fundamental knowledge and practical experience, as well as become competent enough to take on the challenges that come with IR 4.0. 

How Do I Get In?

  • Pass SPM /SPMV with at least a Credit in any 5 subjects; or
  • Pass IGCSE / O-Level with a minimum of
    grade C in any 5 subjects; or
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in any 3 subjects; or 
  • Any equivalent qualification recognized by the government of Malaysia. 

*Trial examination/ forecast results are accepted

English Language Requirements

  • SPM/SPMV - Minimum Pass; or
  • IGCSE - Minimum Pass; or
  • MUET - Minimum band 2.0; or
  • IELTS - Minimum Band 4.0; or
  • TOEFL - Minimum Score 397; or
  • Other - any equivalent qualifications
    recognised by the Malaysian Government

** Validity of test results

  • MUET - 5 years
  • IELTS & TOEFL - 2 years

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Semester 1*

English 1 

This module will enhance your language proficiency. It focuses on reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. You will gain exposure to essays and reflective writing. Reading skills will enhance and enrich elements of your language skills such as sentence structures. The fundamentals of grammatical items are also taught to ensure good use of the language. 

Mathematics 1 

This module covers topics in Algebra and Trigonometry which are essential for developing a strong foundation for future coding-related subjects. You will be exposed to concepts on each topic and how to apply respective formulas, sketch graphs, and solve different types of problems. 

Introduction To Emerging Science & Technology  

This module focuses on emerging technologies (past, present and future). The module concentrates on the effective integration of science in information technologies and engineering within organizations. You will be exposed to a broad understanding of emerging technologies in general while developing their knowledge/skill in the use of certain particular science and technology. 

Fundamentals of Physics 

This module exposes you to the fundamental concepts of physics, including Mechanics, Waves and Optics. The topics covered in Mechanics are Physical Quantities Kinematics, Dynamics, Work And Energy, Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation. Whereas Optics covers the properties of Light (Reflection, Refraction, Diffraction and Interference) and Mirror & Lenses. In Waves, students will learn about different kinds of waves, and Sound.

Fundamentals of Computing  

This module exposes you to the basic concepts of computing systems which include topics on hardware, software and basic applications. You will learn topics such as software and hardware, basic networking concepts, databases, computer security issues and basic applications in Microsoft Office. 

*The subjects offered in this particular semester are subject to the students’ cohort or intake during the long or short semester.

Semester 2*

Presentation Skills  

This module exposes you to the skills they need in delivering effective and engaging presentations to a variety of audiences. These skills cover a variety of areas such as identifying the purpose and audience, creating the content, designing the slides, and delivering the content using the right tone of voice and body language. You will also be taught how to respond appropriately to the audience in a question-and-answer(Q&A) session. 

Fundamentals of Probability & Statistics 

The objective is to learn to analyse data and use methods of statistical inference. This module covers the basic knowledge of statistics introducing both descriptive and inferential statistics. This module exposes you to basic probability and statistics which include the basic concepts of probability including events and conditional probability. Topics on statistics include on how to organize, measure and represent data and perform statistical inferences on data. 

Creative Thinking  

This module will equip you with theories and techniques that will help you understand a range of thinking abilities and how enhancing these can result in a higher quality of creative work. You will be encouraged to explore or broaden your own ideas and thought processes with techniques such as mind-mapping; expand, twist or synthesize ideas with techniques such as random association; and translate your ideas into a tangible form which can be interactive, presentable, entertaining or a form of a visual design statement. 

*The subjects offered in this particular semester are subject to the students’ cohort or intake during the long or short semester.

Semester 3

English 2 

This module enhances your language skills to an advanced level with an emphasis on writing skills and grammar for academic and technical writing. 

Mathematics 2 

This module covers topics related to matrices and basic calculus. The subject provides the methods to solve a system of linear equations, limits and continuity of a function, differentiation and its applications, integration and its applications and lastly solving the differential equations for first and second order by choosing the appropriate methods. 

Fundamentals of Logic & Electricity  

This module exposes you to basic knowledge of electric circuits, electronic component, and logic gates. 

Introduction to Programming  

This module contains introduction topics to programming language. It includes an introduction to computers and programming as well as the basics of programming, problem-solving, and software development. Elementary programming, selections, loops, functions, arrays, strings and files, objects and classes, and GUI programming are among the topics to be studied in this course. 

Fundamentals of Business Management  

This fundamentals of business management course exposes you to introductory business and management topics such as business environment, management, and leadership skills, communication and information systems, operations and production management, marketing, financial management, and human resource management. 

Tuition Fees

EPF Withdrawals, EZ Payment Plans, 0% Credit Card Installment Schemes, Scholarships and Bursaries are available.

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