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 500 (Paper Based Test-PBT) or 35 (Internet Based Test-IBT) or 133 (Computer Based Test-CBP) 550 (Paper Based Test-PBT) or 79 (Internet Based Test-IBT) or 213 (Computer Based Test-CBP)
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

Intensive English Programme

Students are required to sit for the English Placement Test before enrolment if they do not meet the requirements mentioned above. Students would be required to pursue IUKL’s Intensive English Programme (IEP) before proceeding to foundation, diploma, degree or postgraduate 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.