About Us

The Intensive English Programme (IEP) provides students withlanguage skills needed to succeed in academic environment prior to joining university. It is also open for working professionals and community members who have a serious desire to improve their academic English. Students who intend to take the International English Language System (IELTS) examination, an international examination organised by the British Council, Cambridge ESOL and IDP: IELTS Australia will benefit from this programme.

The IEP consists of 3 levels, namely the Elementary, Low Intermediate and Intermediate. The main focus of the programme is on the four components of academic skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking modules. It focuses on skills and techniques required for IELTS examination by helping students to familiarize themselves with the test formats and test-taking strategies. Students will practice different language task-types through a variety of activities, lectures, role-plays, games, presentations and assignments.

The IEP will run for 4 weeks. Classes will be held for 6 hours daily, 5 days a week. A Placement Test is administered to determine students’ command of English. Classes are taught in small groups which allow individual attention and opportunities to interact with the teacher. Teachers provide students extensive feedback which would help studentsimprove their English and build their confidence.
At the end of the programme, students will register and sit for the IELTS examination.  Students who have achieved the target level required by universities can apply to join UTM or any other higher educational institutionsin Malaysia or abroad.

Key Information

Number of levels:
3 levels
Elementary, Low Intermediate and Intermediate

Total Contact Hours:
4-week programme with 120 contact hours

  • 2 hrs x 3 sessions/day = 6 hrs/day
  • 6 hrs/day x 5 days = 30 hrs/week

(Sunday – Thursday)

  • 30 hrs/week x 4 weeks = 120 hrs

Upcoming start dates:

7 May 2017
11June 2017
16 July 2017
20 August 2017
24 September 2017
29 October 2017
3 December 2017

Please contact: Ms. Rosmawati Mohd. Amir (Jay), at +607 521 2014 or

Contact Us

Professional Programs,
School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE)
No.34-50, Jalan Kebudayaan 1,
Taman Universiti,
81300 Skudai,
+607 521 2014