Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Swinburne Foundation Studies (Information Technology/Multimedia)

R/010/3/0460 (12/22) – MQA/SWA0071

Swinburne Foundation Studies (Information Technology / Multimedia) course prepares students for further studies in IT and multimedia-related fields, such as information systems and multimedia integration. Students will develop fundamental communication, mathematics and multimedia design skills, and be introduced to areas such as computer programming.


  • January
  • April
  • September
  • October


1 year


  • Malaysian students: RM17,550
  • International students: RM24,300

The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Course details

– Course structure, units of study, pathways and career opportunities.

Course structure

The course provides a direct entry into Swinburne Sarawak degree course for students who have completed SPM/’O’ Levels or equivalent qualification.

Units of study

Core units

  • FCL10001 Academic and Communication Skills A
  • FCL10003 Innovation and Change
  • FCT10010 Information Technology
  • FCE10020 Introductory Mathematics
  • FST10013 Multimedia
  • FCL10002 Academic and Communication Skills B
  • FST10012 Mathematics for Computing
  • FST10014 Programming
  • FST10011 Fundamentals of Web Technology


The Swinburne Foundation Studies, through the delivery of the Business, Design, Engineering/Science and Information Technology/Multimedia majors are a pathway for students to enter the relevant degree courses in Sarawak or Australia. Students who complete the Foundation program and meet Swinburne Melbourne’s faculty entry requirements may apply for entry to those faculties.

Career opportunities

With further study graduates may become equipped for careers in database administration, electronic publishing, information architecture, internet-systems development, online entertainment, multimedia application design, project management, software development, systems analysis or web design.

How to enter this course

- Prerequisites, entry requirements and English language requirements.


Completion of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or recognised school leaving certificate.

Entry requirements

Assess your eligibility for entry to Swinburne Sarawak.

English language requirements

Find out more about English language requirements.



At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.

How to apply

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.