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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

Undergraduate

MBA(International) MA(TESOL)

IELTS

5.5 (no individual band below 5.0)

6.5 (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

513
65

550
79

550
79
577
90
SPM C B* - -
UEC B4 B3* and B4* - -
1119 C B*    
MUET 4

4

- -
GCE 'O' Level** C B*    
GCE 'A' Level D D    
GCE AS Level# C C - -
International Baccalaureate Minimum of 4 in English A1 or A2 (Higher and Standard Levels) or Minimum of 5 in English B (Higher Level)

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Students who do not meet any of the above English entry requirement are required to sit the Swinburne Sarawak English Placement Test to determine whether they require additional English support.

*

Compulsary concurrent Supplementary English program for Undergraduate students

**

Applicable for both English as First Language and English as Second Language

#   AS Level - General Paper, English Language, Language and Literature in English or Literature in English

TOEFL

a

Foundation courses- minimum Test of Written English [TWE] score of 4.5
Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses - minimum Test of Written English [TWE] score of 5.0
MA (TESOL) course – minimum Test of Written English (TWE) score of 5.0

b Foundation courses - with no band less than 15
Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses - with no band less than 18
MA (TESOL) course - with no band less than 20