English Language Requirement


In addition to the academic requirements  a candidate is also required to possess an English Language certification as stated in the below table.
Programmes English Language Requirement
Business Programmes -IELTS: 6.0 /equivalent
Engineering Programmes

However for MEng (Electronic Systems)
-TOEFL:500 / IELTS :5.0 /equivalent

-TOEFL:580 /IELTS :6.5 /equivalent
Computing Programmes -IELTS: 6.0 /equivalent
Media and Communication Studies Programmes - TOEFL: 600/ IELTS: 6.0 /equivalent

Notwithstanding the above, English language requirement for programmes not stated in the above table, candidate is required to possess any one of the following:

(a) a minimum overall score of 550 in TOEFL (paper-based) or 210 in TOEFL (computer-based) or 78 in TOEFL (internet-based testing);
(b) a minimum overall band score of 6.0 in IELTS;
(c) a minimum credit B in SPM English Language/“O” level English Language;
(d) a minimum overall band score of 4 in MUET;
(e) a minimum of B2 level in CEFR;
(f) a credit in English 1119; or
(g) any other international English language certification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.

Addition supporting Documents

If the candidate has obtained the Bachelor's or Master’s degree with English as the sole medium of instruction, please provide the letter from the institution's Registrar. 

There shall be no English language requirement for entry into all programmes for the award of a degree in Master of Arts (Chinese Studies) or Doctor of Philosophy (Chinese Studies).

* The information contained in this web site is subject to change without notice. The above information serve as a guideline, readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the Institute of Postgraduate Studies and Research.