Intensive English Programme

INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAMME (IEP)

The Intensive English Programme is designed to provide social and academic English language instruction to students preparing for university life and to those intending to improve their English proficiency in a university environment.

Aim
To develop students’ confidence and competence in using English in social and academic environments.

Target learners
Individuals who wish to learn English in a university environment; Pre-university students who are planning to apply for a degree programme or are waiting to enrol in a university; Local and international students who plan to apply for a postgraduate degree programme;
Local and international students who have been accepted into a postgraduate degree programme but lack adequate competence in English to meet the university’s requirements.

Levels

  1. Foundation English : Language Skills Development (Introductory)
  2. Intensive English I : Language Skills Development (Elementary)
  3. Intensive English II : Language Skills Development (Intermediate)
  4. Intensive English III : Academic Language Skills Development(Upper-Intermediate)
  5. Intensive English IV : Academic Language Skills Development (Advanced)

* Enrolment in this English language programme DOES NOT ensure acceptance into an academic programme at Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Tailor-made courses for special Intensive English programmes are also available upon request.   

 

FEE & PAYMENT

Fee Details

  • USD 50.00       - Admin Fee
  • USD 1150.00   - Tuition Fee
  • USD 200.00     - Deposit for next level
  • USD 300.00     - EMGS, Visa, Insurance Fee
  • USM Medical Checkup : MYR 150.00 (to be paid in cash at the USM clinic)

Method of Payment

For FOREIGN candidates:  Payment can be made via bank draft or telegraphic transfer.

Account details are as follows:
 
Beneficiary : USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd.
Bank Name : Am Bank (M) Berhad
Account No : 888-100-985-0380
Bank Add. : Level 21, Menara Dion, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Swift Code : ARBKMYKL
 
If payment is made via cash deposit, bank draft or telegraphic transfer, candidates must also FAX (+604-656 9122) or e-mail application form and remittance information to:
 
Programme Chairperson
(B.A. English for Professionals)
School of Languages, Literacies and Translation
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800,
Penang, Malaysia
 
Tel: +604-653 3158 (Mr. Nazri) / 653 4881 (Mr. Azril)
Fax: +604-6569122 (Attn: Mr. Azril Ali)

Email: ppblt_courses@usm.my

HOW TO APPLY

1.  Fill in the application form by either downloading it from the website (http://www.ppblt.usm.my), or obtaining it from the office.

2. Submit the application form together with receipt of payment for a minimum of one level which is USD 1700. Please note that this amount paid is non-refundable if you withdraw from the course/programme.

3. Submit the required documents and the application form to:

Programme Chairperson
(B.A. English for Professionals)
School of Languages, Literacies and Translation
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800,
Penang, Malaysia
 
Tel: +604-653 3158 (Mr. Nazri) / 653 4881 (Mr. Azril)
Fax: +604-6569122 (Attn: Mr. Azril Ali)

 

  • The letter of offer will be issued upon receipt of the above-mentioned documents. Please give an allowance of 3 months for the processing of the application.
  • Please select the most suitable placement test date (before the session that you intend to join) and register for the test at the office or send an e-mail to ppblt_courses@usm.my.

 

IEP Registration Documents

2018 IEP Application Form click

2018 Registration Process for Intensive English Programme click

2017 IEP Equivalency Table click

2017 IEP Pre-arrival Guide click

2017 USM Health Examination Report click

 

PLACEMENT TEST

All students are required to sit for the placement test and the performancein the test will be used to determine the level of entry. Please be informed that candidates for the placement test have to sign an agreement form before sitting for the test.  
 
Venue: School of Languages, Literacies and Translation, USM Penang.
Time:  8.30am-10.00am
 
Register at the office or e-mail us the date of your choice for the placement test to:
 

Programme Chairperson

(B.A. English for Professionals)
School of Languages, Literacies and Translation
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800,
Penang, Malaysia

Tel: +604-653 3158 (Mr. Nazri) / 653 4881 (Mr. Azril)
Fax: +604-6569122 (Attn: Mr. Azril Ali)
Email: ppblt_courses@usm.my
 
 
 

OTHERS

  ACCOMMODATION
 

The School does NOT provide or guarantee any accommodation (hostel / dormitory) in USM to all IEP students. However, we will help in submitting your request to the Hostel Office. If you fail to  secure a room in USM, you are responsible to search for one outside of USM.

A list of rooms/houses for rent is available HEREclick

 
USM DRESS CODE
 
USM Dress Code
 
 

 

CONTACT US

For  further enquiries, please contact:
 
Programme Chairperson
(B.A. English for Professionals)
School of Languages, Literacies and Translation
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800,
Penang, Malaysia
 
Tel: +604-653 3158 (Mr. Nazri) / 653 4881 (Mr. Azril)
Fax: +604-6569122 (Attn: Mr. Azril Ali)