Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Swinburne Foundation Studies (Information Technology / Multimedia)

About Program

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.
Course structure
The course provides a direct entry into Swinburne Sarawak degree course for students who have completed SPM/'O' Levels or equivalent qualification.
The Swinburne Foundation Studies, through the delivery of the Information Technology/Multimedia major is 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.
Key Information due to COVID-19: Swinburne will continue with its fully online learning for our students. Online learning and assessments continues to be the primary mode of delivery for the majority of the learning activities.

Entry Requirements

  • English Language Proficiency
    • TOEFL : 50 (no less than 5 in reading, 5 in listening, 14 in speaking, 15 in writing)
    • IELTS : 5.5 (no individual band below 5.0)
    • PTE Academic : 42 (with no communicative skill score less than 36)
  • Academic Score/Qualifications
    • High School (Completion of Indonesian SMA III)


Common documents
Academic Transcript
High School Certificate
Required for final assessment of the Institution
English Proficiency Certificate

Education Level

Certificate / Foundation

Study Area

Computer and Engineering

Study Duration

Online/Distance with attendance (1 year)

Tuition Fee

MYR 26,512/year

Intake Submission deadline
Jul 2023 -
Sep 2023 -
Oct 2023 -
Jan 2024 -
Feb 2024 -
Universitas123 - Akademik


Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus in Malaysia is the only international branch campus of Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology, among the top 1.5% of universities worldwide and in the QS Top 50 Under 50. We are proud to be a 21st-century university at the cutting edge of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

The Sarawak campus opened in Kuching, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, in 2000. The campus is a partnership between Swinburne Australia and the Sarawak government. The campus is part of a long-term strategy by Swinburne Australia, established in 1908, to globalize its operations and provide its students with international living, working and learning opportunities.

Since it was first set up, Swinburne Sarawak has been growing rapidly. The custom-designed campus has a current student population of 4,000. Apart from Malaysia, students hail from more than 60 countries, making it a truly international university.

Only 15 minutes away from the heart of Kuching city and nestled within commercial and residential areas, the 16.5-acre campus offers Australian degrees in arts, business, computing, design, engineering, and science that are identical to those of its home campus in Australia. Also offered are postgraduate coursework and research programs at PhD and masters levels. Also included is the one-year foundation programs in business, design, information technology/multimedia, engineering and science. A range of English language proficiency programs are also available.

Students may complete their degrees entirely in Kuching or transfer to its main campus in Melbourne.

These courses are a fraction of the cost of studying in Australia and parchments are awarded by Swinburne Australia.

Applied professional emphasis and direct placements in industry are a feature of many of its undergraduate courses. The focus on practical training is an integral part of the course structure and the university is well known for producing employment-ready graduates.

Swinburne Sarawak maintains a strong technology base and important links with industry. It aspires to be a research intensive university and is developing its research capability with a focus on areas relevant to industry. With state-of-the-art facilities, it conducts research on information security, mechatronics engineering, software engineering, business as well as education and e-learning.

Unique Selling Point

- Australian degree, Malaysian Cost.

- Industry-engaged learning.

- Professional recognition.

- International study options.

- Student from over 60 countries.

Annual tuition fee start from

MYR 10,648





Jalan Simpang Tiga 93350 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia


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