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International Professional Pre-U Program in Information Technology

Your firm stepping stone into the digital world

Do you wish you’re able to provide valuable support in building digital products or solutions? Or even develop your own app, or build your own website from scratch?

This Pre-U program provides you with a firm stepping stone and secures your study progression into our Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering or Digital Systems. Within one-year, you will gain basic computing skills, web and app development, as well as gain fundamental insights into IT or computing technology systems creation and management.

Duration: 1-year
Intakes: Jun 2021, Oct 2021

Application closes on 17th May 2021

UTMSPACE Professional Pre-U,
Pearson BTEC Level 3

* this Pre-U program is not yet MQA accredited.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Apply industry-relevant digital knowledge and implement technical digital competencies to facilitate IT management and software development.
  • Demonstrate adaptability, including the ability to flexibly transfer digital knowledge and skills to meet the needs of different digital organisations.
  • Exhibit soft skills — including communication and interpersonal skills — to work effectively and productively add value in a team.

Possess strong fundamentals to develop a digital product of your own.

What you will learn

What's next?

Through our Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, you will dive deeper into programming, artificial intelligence, data science, and more. Advance your knowledge and skills, gain comprehensive insights into the digital tech industry, get your hands dirty with paid work experience alongside studies and personal mentorship. You can become a digital expert in designing and developing software, innovating on digital products or solutions.

Next steps

Take your first step towards becoming a digital talent!

Frequently Asked Questions


Our Pre-U programs have a dual-award. Besides UTMSPACE, students will also be awarded by Pearson BTEC International Level 3 Foundation Diploma, an accreditation/award education organisation from the UK.

You may progress onto any of the three Bachelor’s degree — Digital Business, Software Engineering, or Digital Systems. For the Course Pathway, refer to the E-Brochure.

You may refer to the Key Academic Dates here.


The fees will be RM12,900 for domestic students and USD3,900 for international students.

We offer a limited number of bond-free, full scholarships based on financial needs, academic performance, and excellence. Refer to Apply Now.

You may indicate your interest during the application process and we will shortlist all interested students. Refer to Apply Now.


Our Pre-U program is dual-accredited by UTMSpace and Pearson UK. Upon graduation, you will receive UTMSpace Award and Pearson BTEC International Level 3 Foundation Diploma.

Our program is structured as a professional, industry certification-ready program that is fully accredited by UTMSpace, the private arm of UTM. Currently we are not MQA accredited. For more details on the recognition of the Professional Programs, you may contact our Learning Advisor.

For general FAQs regarding academic arrangements, campus life, financials, and application, you may view it here.