What will I learn?

The programme offers a number of computer science/IT-related courses with well- designed syllabuses which provides a solid foundation for SPM school leavers to progress successfully into tertiary studies. The depth and breadth of coverage in the core subjects will generate a genuine interest in related career choices in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information System and Software Engineering.

Common Courses

Semester 1

English Language

Introduction to Programming

Introduction to Computer Networks

Information Technology Essentials


Semester 2

Data Management

Web Development


Semester 3

English for Communication

Introduction to Multimedia

Introduction to Operating Systems

Emerging Trends in IT

Which department am I in?

Centre for Pre-University Studies (CPUS)

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
RM17,000.00 (US$ 4,106) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 May 2020, 7 September 2020


Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Kuala Lumpur Campus,

Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

53300, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

English Language Requirements: Malaysian University English Test (MUET) - Band 2 or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Band 5.5 or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - 550.

For international students

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Malaysian high school (i.e. SPM); O Level/IGCSE/equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government with minimum 5 Grade C(c), which must include English Language and specific subjects required by the Bachelor Degree that would be progress to thereafter.

IELTS (Academic): Band 4.0

TOEFL (Paper-based): 397

TOEFL (Internet-based testing): 30

PTE Academic: 30

Or any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of TAR UC.


About this uni

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