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Foundation in Information and Communication Technology

The foundation programmes at IIUM ACADEMY are designed to provide students with the required knowledge and necessary skills to prepare them for entry into the degree programmes offered by the various Kulliyyah's (faculties) at IIUM.

Entry into IIUM's Foundation programmes is open to Malaysian and international students but admission processing is handled separately according to applicant's nationality and qualification. The following table shows where applicants should apply in view of their nationality and qualification:

No.Applicant's CategoryQualification UsedAdmission Processing OfficeApplication Form
1Bumiputera MalaysianSPMAcademic Management & Admission Division
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2Non-Bumiputera MalaysianSPMIIUM AcademyClick here
3Malaysian (Bumi and non-Bumi)GCE O-Level or other equivalent qualifications
IIUM AcademyClick here
4International studentsSPMIIUM AcademyClick here
5International studentsGCE O-Level or other equivalent qualifications
IIUM AcademyClick here

Students who have successfully completed this foundation programme and achieved a minimum CGPA of 2.5 will be offered admission into one of the following undergraduate degree programmes:

1.Bachelor of Information Technology
2.Bachelor of Computer Science

Programme Details


1. Minimum Grade C in English, AND

2. Minimum Grade C in the following subjects:

  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Additional Mathematics

3. Minimum Grade C in ONE (1) other subject.

1. Minimum Grade C+ in Bahasa Melayu, AND

2. Minimum Grade B in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Any Islamic Religious subject

3. Minimum Grade C in History, AND

4. Minimum Grade A in Mathematics, AND

5. Minimum TWO (2) Grade B and ONE (1) Grade C+ in other non-language subjects.

Core CoursesCore CoursesCentre Required Courses

MAT 0114 Mathematics I

MAT 0124 Mathematics II

MAT 0134 Mathematics III

PHY 0215 Physics I

PHY 0225 Physics II

PHY 0201 Practical Physics

ICT 0524 Introduction to Database

ICT 0534 Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting

ICT 0544 Introduction to Programming

RKA 0413 Islam and Other Religions

RKA 0433 Islamic Revealed Knowledge

ICT 0512 Basic Application of ICT

Minimum duration : 1 year (3 semesters)

Maximum duration : 2 years (6 semesters)