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Academic Requirements

Below is a summary of academic entry requirements for admission to our courses.


English Language Requirements

Level of study

Foundation and Diploma

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

IELTS

5.5 (no individual band below 5.0)

6.0 (no individual band below 6.0)

6.5 (no individual band below 6.0)
# 7.0 (no individual band below 6.5)
TOEFL
(Paper based) a
(Internet based)b

 

527
71

 

550
80

 

575
90

SPM *

B -

-
UEC **

A2 A2 -

MUET ***

4

4

-
GCE 'O' and 'A' Level

Score of 'C' or better for 'O' level English****

Score of 'C' or better for 'A' level English

-
International Baccalaureate Minimum of 4 in English A1 or A2 (Higher and Standard Levels) or Minimum of 5 in English B (Higher Level)

-

   

*

Students with a C+ or C English grade are required to enter the Intensive English program at UIIE; students with a D or E English grade are required to sit the Swinburne Sarawak English Placement Test to determine the level of Intensive English program they must enter

**

Students with B3 to B6 English grades are required to sit the Swinburne Sarawak English Placement Test to determine whether they require additional English classes

***   Students who obtain band 1 to 3 in MUET are required to sit the Swinburne Sarawak English Placement Test to determine whether they require additional English classes
****  Not applicable for "English as Second Language"

a

Foundation and diploma programs - minimum Test of Written English [TWE] score of 4.5
Undergraduate programs - minimum Test of Written English [TWE] score of 5.0
Postgraduate programs – minimum Test of Written English (TWE) score of 5.0

b Foundation and diploma programs - with no band less than 18
Undergraduate programs - with no band less than 20
Postgraduate programs – with no band less than 20
# Entry requirement for Master of Arts (TESOL)