There are three intakes per year. All programmes are offered in March, June and September / October intakes. International students are required to submit applications two month before semester begins.

Medium of Instruction

English is the language of instruction at the University.

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

IUKL Intensive English Programme (Level 3)

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. Read More.

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.