UTB – Satellite Partner Bridging Programme

BriCOMP

UTB-SP bridging programme is a 14-weeks programme open to applicants who meet the university’s minimum requirement but fall short of points for admission to specific  undergraduate programmes. The programme also offers lifelong learners who have been out of study for a period of time, the opportunity to upgrade their fundamental knowledge and skills required to further their study in specified programme.

BRIDGING PROGRAMME IN SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS

INTRODUCTION

The School of Computing and Informatics (SCI) BriComp Programme is designed with the purpose to equip students with relevant computing knowledge and ability to join any of the SCI undergrad degree programs with a sufficient level of confident. In the program, the students will be taught and exposed to a wide variety of subjects with respect to problem solving approaches, thinking skills, programming logics, web and database development skills. The program was also designed for the students to apply the theory learned in the class to practical use. The experiential learning is the ethos UTB practices and it will enhance students learning.

Students who have successfully completed the BriCOMP programme will be eligible for admission into one of the following first year School of Computing and Informatics undergraduate programmes at UTB:

  • BSc (Hons) in Digital Media
  • BSc (Hons) in Creative Multimedia
  • BSc (Hons) in Internet Computing
  • BSc (Hons) in Computing
  • BSc (Hons) in Computing with Data Analytics
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer and Information Security
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Networking


ENTRY REQUIREMENT

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

The minimum programme entry requirements to the BriCOMP programme are:

  • 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

A Level Calculation Points

  • A* = 140
  • A = 120
  • B = 100
  • C = 80
  • D = 60
  • E = 40

Group A  subjects are Mathematics, Further Maths, Physics and Computer Studies

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

  • An International Baccalaureate score of 20 points at higher level subjects including Mathematics and Physics and other relevant science subjects (Computer science, Chemistry, Design technology)

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER

  • 14 study weeks

MODULE TITLE

  • Computational Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Computer System Architecture
  • Basic of Database System


ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION INTO SCHOOL OF COMPUTING DEGREE PROGRAMME

Students who obtain at least 50% marks per enrolled module will be eligible for admission into the first year of the School of Computing and Informatics undergraduate programmes of their choice.


HOW TO APPLY

Application for BriCOMP programme can be made directly with the respective satellite partners.