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ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

1. FULL ADMISSION: For applicants with one of the following:-

  1. 550 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version); or
  2. Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Training) ; or
  3. 79-80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test (Academic Version); or
  4. Level 109 for CIEP at ELS Language Centre; or
  5. Band 4.0 for IELTS (Academic Training) or 400 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version) only for Malay Language Studies, Arabic, Chinese Literature programme or any other programmes that allow a thesis to be written in the language of instruction; or
  6. any English Language Test which is equivalent to B2 in Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR); or
  7. Applicant who has graduated from Public or Private Institute  in Malaysia which is recognized by MQA; or
  8. Applicant who has undergone their Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree from Institute of Higher Learning in Native English Speaking Countries; or
  9. Applicant from any of the following native English Speaking Country and Commonwealth countries:


    Native English-Speaking countries

    · Anguilla

    ·       Gibraltar

    ·       Montserrat

    ·  Seychelles

    · Bermuda

    ·       Ireland

    ·       Philippine

    ·  Sudan

    · British Virgin Islands

    ·       Liberia

    ·       Puerto Rico

    ·  Turks and Caicos

    · Cayman Islands

    ·       Maldives

    ·       St. Kitts and Nevis

    ·  United States of America

     

    Commonwealth Countries

    ·        Antigua and Barbuda

    ·        Kenya

    ·        Sierra Leone

    ·        Australia

    ·        Kiribati

    ·        Singapore

    ·        Bangladesh

    ·        Lesotho

    ·        Solomon Islands

    ·        Barbados

    ·        Malawi

    ·        South Africa

    ·        Belize

    ·        Malaysia

    ·        Sri Lanka

    ·        Botswana

    ·        Malta

    ·        St Christopher and Nevis

    ·        Brunei

    ·        Mauritius

    ·        St Lucia

    ·        Cameroon

    ·        Mozambique

    ·        St Vincent and the Grenadines

    ·        Canada

    ·        Namibia

    ·        Swaziland

    ·        Dominica

    ·        Nauru

    ·        The Bahamas

    ·        Fiji

    ·        New Zealand

    ·        Tonga

    ·        The Gambia

    ·        Nigeria

    ·        Trinidad and Tobago

    ·        Ghana

    ·        Pakistan

    ·        Tuvalu

    ·        Grenada

    ·        Papua New Guinea

    ·        Uganda

    ·        Grenadines

    ·        Republic of Cyprus

    ·        United Kingdom

    ·        Guyana

    ·        Rwanda

    ·        United Republic of Tanzania

    ·        India

    ·        Samoa

    ·        Vanuatu

    ·        Jamaica

    ·        Seychelles

    ·        Zambia

       

    ·       Zimbabwe

     

     

     

Note:
TOEFL ITP is not acceptable.

The validity period of TOEFL (Academic Version)/IELTS (Academic Version) should not be more than five (5) years.

 2.  PROVISIONAL ADMISSION: Applicant who meet one of the following:-

  1. 500-549 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version);  or
  2. 61 for TOEFL Internet – based; or
  3. Band 5.5 for IELTS (Academic Training); or
  4. Level 107 and 108 of CIEP at ELS Language Centre; or
  5. Level 108 and 109 of Placement Test result at ELS Language Centre

And must register and pass the Postgraduate Intensive English 2 Programme (PIE 2) offered by the Centre for the Advancement of Language Competence (CALC) UPM.

The fee structure for PIE 2 is shown below for all programmes. 

Code

Title

Credit Hours

PIE 2410

Academic Reading And Comprehension

3

PIE 2411

Public Speaking And Presentation Skills

3

PIE 2412

  Academic Writing Skills

3

PIE 2413

  Grammar For Writing

3

TOTAL FEE

RM2,640

   



 3.  NON-GRADUATING (EP)

  1. Face difficulties in taking either the TOEFL or IELTS test in own country, may apply to join our Non-Graduating Programme for a period of 6 months (one semester) or not more than two semester and within the validity of admission offer letter.
  2. It is important to note that during the Non-Graduating Programme period, you are not allowed to register any academic courses apart from English Courses.
  3. Fees for the Non-Graduating Programme (to be paid at the School of Graduate Studies upon registration) are as follows:-


Registration fee


RM1,300.00

     

  1. English Courses:

  1. POSTGRADUATE INTERNSIVE ENGLISH (PIE) 1

    Applicant who meet one of the following score can register PIE 1:-

  • 450-499 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version);  or
  • 61 and below for TOEFL Internet – based; or
  • Band 5.0 for IELTS (Academic Training);or
  • Level 105 & 106 of CIEP at ELS Language Centre; or
  • Level 107 of Placement Test result at ELS Language Centre

The fee structure for PIE 1 is shown below for all programmes. 

Code

Title

Credit Hours

PIE1410

Academic Reading And Vocabulary     

3

PIE1411

  Speaking Skills

3

PIE1412

  Basic Writing Skills

3

PIE1413

  Basic Grammar

3

TOTAL FEE

RM2,640

 

Please click here for more details.

UPM Education & Training (UPM-ET)
Block D, UPM-MTDC Technology Centre
University Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor
Tel: +603-8959 3408 (ext.120)

  1. CERTIFIED INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAMME (CIEP)

Applicant who have not taken either TOEFL or IELTS test in own country, you are advised to sit for a placement test to determine your level of English proficiency. Please contact ELS Language Centre for the placement test details and schedule. [https://www.els.edu.my/centres-location/upm/]

The Placement Test is RM250.00 and is to be paid at ELS Language Centre.

Placement Test indication:

  • A score of 110 will allow you to register directly into the Master/PhD programme as offered.
  • A score of 108 and 109 will all allow you to register directly into the Master/PhD programme as offered and must complete PIE 2 successfully during the first semester.
  • If you obtain a score of level 107, you can register as Non-Graduating student and join PIE 1.
  • If you obtain a score of 106 and below, you may enrol in the Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP). Click here for details and fee of CIEP.

 ELS Language Centre @ UPM
 Ground Floor
 Block A, Putra 10.6, North Campus
 Universiti Putra Malaysia
 43400 UPM Serdang 
 Tel: +603-8940 7973
 website: https://www.els.edu.my/centres-location/upm/

 

 

 

Updated:: 13/02/2019 [azimin]

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