Progressive English Program (PEP)

NOTE:
  1. Starting from 1 December 2021, PEP does not accept IELTS, TOEFL or other English proficiencies once students have registered with the PEP.
  2. The last date for deferment is two (2) weeks after students have registered.
  3. The PEP classes will be conducted via online by zoom and the link will be sent to students.
  4. The guideline is subjected to change.

PEP is a Progressive English Program offered conditionally to international students who do not have IELTS/TOEFL/MUET, etc.

Details of PEP are as follows:
No. Details
1

Students who register to PEP will take CEPT (Cambridge English Placement Test). CEPT test is a computer-based, online test. Based on the CEPT results, students will be determined the level of PEP that they need to follow. Students will sit for a computer-based test and must answer 50 questions that are divided into 2 parts, namely listening, and reading. The questions consist of multiple-answer questions and structured questions. The question format can be browsed at https://www.metritests.com/metricatestdelivery/Assessment/Assignment?test=CEPT_Demo.

The date of the CEPT test will be emailed to students.
2

For undergraduate students to be admitted to the bachelor program, the minimum achievement of PEP is Level 7 which is equivalent to IELTS 5.5/ MUET band 3.

There will be no IELTS/TOEFL/MUET for undergraduate students who have passed the continuous assessment at Level 7.
3

For postgraduate students to be admitted to the postgraduate programs, the minimum achievement of PEP is Level 8 which is equivalent to IELTS 6.0/ MUET band 4.

There will be no IELTS/TOEFL/MUET for postgraduate students who have passed the continuous assessment at Level 8.
4

CEPT will determine students’ level of PEP. The PEP classes will be conducted for 4 weeks for one level, 6 hours a day/5 days a week.

5

However, some programs require higher achievements. Candidates/students should refer to the requirement of the faculty.

6

PEP will conduct a continuous assessment for students to move from one level to the next level.

7

In addition to IELTS/MUET, students can also submit the results of TOEFL iBT, pBT, and Pearson English Test (PTE) before they register to the PEP. Students shall manage the registration of the test themselves.

8

PEP Study Fee
  • PEP per level = RM1880/- (for undergraduate students)
  • PEP per level = RM1955/- (for postgraduate students)

9

Students are advised to complete the PEP program within a period of one (1) year and should not exceed two (2) years. The two-year period is not inclusive of the deferment of study..

10

If a student fails to move to the next level once, PEP shall provide an opportunity to students to repeat the same level at no cost (if the student is not absent from classes). If the student is still within the stipulated 1-year period, the student can repeat the test, but the cost of the repeat test will be charged to the student.

11

How to register to PEP?

  • Students shall pay:
UNDERGRADUATE POSTGRADUATE

Registration Fee

RM200.00

RM200.00

UG and PG

Students (3 Level Fees)

RM5,640.00

RM5,865.00

TOTAL

RM5,840.00

RM6,065.00

Note:
  1. If students take PEP classes of less than 3 levels, the balance will be credited to the students’ program account.
  2. If the PEP classes are more than 3 levels, students must pay all the balances.
  3. Students shall register PEP online.

12

Starting from Semester 2, Academic Session 2021/2022, Students who register for PEP are not allowed to make PEP exemptions.

13

The last date for deferment is two (2) weeks after students have registered.

14

PEP will email to registered students the followings: a.      The date of CEPT placement test. b.      The PEP level based on the CEPT results.
NOTE:
  1. The PEP classes will be conducted via online by zoom and the link will be sent to students.
  2. The guideline is subjected to change.

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