Foundation Programme in Computing

Qualification Title:

Foundation Programme in Computing


Duration:

12 Months / 2 Semesters (Full Time)


Entry Requirements:

General

  • At least a Credit Six in the Malay language at GCE Ordinary Level (applicable only for Bruneians applying for Government Scholarship)

  • At least a Credit Six in Mathematics at GCE ordinary Level or its equivalent

  • At least a Credit Six in English Language at GCE Ordinary Level or an IELTS score of 6.0 or TOEFL minimum overall score 550 or its equivalent

Programme-Specific

  • A minimum of 160 ‘A’ level points for 3 A-level passes including:

    • one subject from Group A and two subjects from Group B or

    • two subjects from Group A and one subject from Group B or

    • three subjects from Group A

  • 140 ‘A’ level points for 2 ‘A’ level passes including:

    • at least one subject from Group A and one subject from Group B or

    • two subjects from Group A

Group A – Mathematics, Further Maths, Physics, Computer Studies and Thinking Skills

Group B – Applied ICT/IT, Accounting, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Design and Technology, Economics, Geography, History, Psychology, Sociology, English Literature, Media Studies, Travel and Tourism

Applicants with International Baccalaureate Diploma must have a score of 20 points with minimum of 5 points in Mathematics at higher level and minimum of 4 points in two sciences at higher level (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science or Design Technology)


Modules:

  • Mathematics for IT*

  • Fundamentals of Programming*

  • Introduction to Multimedia

  • Academic Writing

  • Computer System Architecture

  • Network Systems

  • Statistics*

  • Web Authoring

  • Basic of Database Systems

*Core Modules


Eligibility for Admission into School of Computing Degree Programme

Students who obtain at least 50% mark per enrolled module will be eligible for admission into the first year, and students who obtain at least 80% overall mark with a minimum 75% the core modules will be eligible for admission into the second year of a computing and informatics degree programme at UTB. Students may enter into:

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Digital Media

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Creative Multimedia

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Internet Computing

  • Bachleor of Science (Hons) in Computing

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing with Data Analytics

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer and Information Security

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Networking


How to Apply

Application is made online through the Apply@UTB portal. Where this option is not easily accessible for the applicant, computers are available at the UTB Staff and Students Centre (SSC)

email for enquiry: admission@utb.edu.bn

Admission Fee: $120