Duration : 1 Year (3 Levels)

The mission of the Intensive English Programme (IEP) is to serve learners of English by offering courses designed to support development of English language skills for academic studies (undergraduate and post-graduate programmes) at Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL).

This programme constitutes 3 levels from beginning to advanced and these levels provide sufficient language support in listening, speaking, reading, writing and vocabulary enrichment.

Currently, this programme holds 3 intakes in a year:
March (10 weeks), June (14 weeks) and September/October (14 weeks).

English Placement Test

Students who wish to enroll for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in IUKL are required to fulfill the language requirements set by the university. Those who do not meet the minimal requirements will have to sit for an English Placement Test (EPT).

Students will be streamed according to their level of proficiency:

Score Level
80 - 100 Exempted
60 – 79 Level 3
40 – 59 Level 2
0 – 39 Level 1

Our programme is successful for the following reasons:

  • Small class sizes allow students many opportunities to participate in meaningful class activities and create a comfortable class environment
  • Skills-based curriculum integrates reading and writing, listening and speaking into one complete program of study
  • Classes vary by level, focusing on the needs of language learners of varying proficiency levels
  • IEP is highly dedicated and personally committed to students' success in English

Teaching Personnel and Books

This programme is taught by professionally qualified language lecturers with passion to assist the students to master the language. The textbooks used in this programme are specially designed for ELT and carefully selected to meet IUKL students' needs.

English Language Requirements for International Students

International student whose native language is not English must provide evidence of English proficiency before he/she can register for a programme.

Paper Details Undergraduate Minimum Requirements Postgraduate Minimum Requirement
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language 410 (Paper Based) or 34 (Internet Based) 550* (Paper Based) or 60 (Internet Based)
* Communication & language programmes require TOEFL 600 or equivalent.
IELTS International English Language Testing System Band 5.0 Band 6.0
O-Level Grade C

Other English language qualifications accepted by IUKL

Institutions / Language Centres Undergraduate Postgraduate
CRWMC Language Centre Upper-Intermediate Advanced
ELS Language Centre 106 107
Malvern International College (Kasturi College International) Intermediate Academic Skills
Al-Barakah Language Center Level 5 Level 6
INTI International College EIP 130 EIP 140
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Level 5 Level 6
Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) / UCTI Upper Intermediate Advanced
Erican Language Centre Upper Intermediate Advanced
UCSI University Level 8 (Intermediate) Level 9 (Upper Intermediate)
British Council Malaysia Intermediate Upper Intermediate
International Malaysia Education Centre (IMEC) Intermediate Upper intermediate
KBU International College Intermediate Advanced
Cambridge Placement Test (CEFR) B1 B2

Students are required to sit for the English Placement Test before enrolment if they do not meet the requirements. Students would be required to pursue IUKL’s Intensive English Programme (IEP) as a preparation to sit for IELTS or TOEFL if they do not meet the higher English proficiency of some programmes.

Please note that some programmes may require higher English language proficiency. Kindly refer to the particular programme for further information and feel free to contact the International Marketing Office or refer to the relevant schools or centres for guidance.

Special Exemption

1. Student originate from a country where English is the lingua franca.
2. Academic qualification from institutions which English is the medium of instruction.

The Intensive English Programme (IEP) in Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) consists of 3 levels aimed to improve the language proficiency of its students. The programme is structured to strengthen the language skills of the students: listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar.

Currently, this programme holds 3 intakes in a year namely March (10 weeks), June (14 weeks) and November (14 weeks). Each level focuses on:

Level 1
Level 2
Level 3

Resource – Based Activities

  • Newspaper in Education
  • Video-based Learning
  • Computer-aided Language Learning
Tuition Fees RM3,800.00/Level
Deposit (Refundable) RM250.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Other Fees Level
Library RM160.00


Tuition Fees RM4,200.00/Level
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,800.00
Medical Insurance RM530.00/year
Visa Processing RM381.60/year
Medical Examination RM265.00/year
Other Fees Level
Library RM160.00

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