Intensive English Program

The Certificate in Intensive English program is specially designed to prepare students for study and to meet the English entry requirements to Diploma, Undergraduate and/or Postgraduate courses at UOW Malaysia KDU University College.

In the program, students will develop skills and strategies:

  • In academic reading and writing
  • In listening and speaking
  • To take an external English examination with confidence

Program information

  • The Importance of English Language
  • Experience Fun-Learning Environment: Study English Language at UOW Malaysia KDU


​The Importance Of English Language

English proficiency is critical for anyone seeking to live, work, or succeed professionally in the global arena. At UOW Malaysia KDU, our programs, which cater for most language levels and abilities, enable students to sharpen their English language skills before commencing their tertiary education in Malaysia.​


Experience Fun-Learning Environment: Study English Language at UOW Malaysia KDU


Fun Learning Environment
Besides classroom learning, there are also language activities such as Ted Talks, Anecdotes, Role-plays and Film English organised to provide more opportunities for students to use the language.


The Language Community in UOW Malaysia KDU is a melting pot
Our international students come from at least 20 different countries.


Excellent Student-Lecturer Rapport
Our dedicated and qualified teaching staff ensure that students are each assigned an academic advisor throughout their course of study.

1 year
Program Location
UOW Malaysia KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • IELTS preparatory (Level 5 to 8)

There are 8 levels of study. Each level of study emphasises all the essential skills:
Listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary development.

Before coming to Malaysia, students should take the UOW Malaysia KDU English placement test online to assess their language proficiency. The results would be used to gauge students’ level of proficiency.

Upon arrival in Malaysia, students would need to take another placement test which would be used to place students in the correct course level.

** Students are advised to arrive in Malaysia at least one week before the start of the intake. 

Intake Dates


6 January 17 February 23 March 27 April
8 June 13 July 24 August 30 September
9 November
Estimated fees
Local students


International students



*Terms and Conditions Apply
*Instalment Payment Plan Available

Academic Qualification

Completed SPM / GCE O Level or other relevant qualifications


Students are required to sit for the English Placement test and based on the results, students will be advised to take the appropriate English course(s) of the Certificate in Intensive English