English Language Cluster

ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLUSTER

Students who registered in the 2020/2021 cohort:

COURSE CODE

COURSE NAME

CREDIT HOURS

NOTE

UB01002

Essential Communication Skills

2

Proficiency English

 

(For students who obtained MUET Band 2 and 3) or

(For PEP students who obtained MUET Band 3) or

(For students who obtained IELTS below Band 6.0/ TOEFL below 550)

UB00202

Oral Communication in English

2

UB00302

Reading & Writing in English

2

UB00702

English for Occupational Purposes

2

UB00402

Academic Reading & Writing

2

Advanced English

 

(For students who obtained MUET Band 4, 5 and 6) or

(For PEP students who obtained MUET Band 4, 5, and 6) or

(For students who obtained IELTS Band 6.0 and above/ TOEFL 550 and above)

UB00502

English for Research Purposes

2

UB06002

English for Creative Communication

2

UB02002

English for Employment

2

 

LOCAL STUDENTS:

OFFERING CONDITIONS

PROFICIENCY ENGLISH (MUET BAND 2 & 3)

ADVANCED ENGLISH (MUET BAND 4, 5 & 6)

 

 

NOTES

STREAM

ARTS

SCIENCE

FKJ (HK)

UH6313001 & UH6145001

YEAR

SEMESTER

CODE & COURSE NAMES

 

 

 

 

 

In order to graduate, students must pass their English course (4 courses) with an average of Grade C.

 

 

 

I

 

I

UB01002 Essential Communication Skills

UB00202 Oral Communication in English

UB06002 English for Creative Communication

UB00402 Academic Reading & Writing

 

II

UB00202 Oral Communication in English

UB01002 Essential Communication Skills

UB00402 Academic Reading & Writing

UB06002 English for Creative Communication

 

 

 

II

 

I

UB00302 Reading & Writing in English

UB00702 English for Occupational Purposes

UB02002 English for Employment

UB00502 English for Research Purposes

 

II

UB00702 English for Occupational Purposes

UB00302 Reading & Writing in English

UB00502 English for Research Purposes

UB02002 English for Employment

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

8

8

8

8

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:

 

 

OFFERING CONDITIONS

PROFICIENCY ENGLISH

(MUET BAND 3) (PEP STUDENTS)

OR

(IELTS BELOW BAND 6.0/ TOEFL BELOW 550)

 ADVANCED ENGLISH 

(MUET BAND 4, 5 & 6) (PEP STUDENTS)

OR

(IELTS BAND 6.0 AND ABOVE/ TOEFL 550 AND ABOVE)

 

 

 

 

NOTES

STREAM

ARTS

SCIENCE

ARTS (including UH6313001 & UH6145001)

SCIENCE (INCLUDING FKJ)

YEAR

SEMESTER

CODE & COURSE NAMES

 

 

 

 

In order to graduate, students must pass their English course (4 courses) with an average of Grade C.

 

 

 

I

 

I

 UB01002 Essential Communication Skills

UB00202 Oral Communication in English

UB06002 English for Creative Communication

UB00402 Academic Reading & Writing

 

II

UB00202 Oral Communication in English

UB01002 Essential Communication Skills

UB00402 Academic Reading & Writing

UB06002 English for Creative Communication

 

 

 

II

 

III

UB00302 Reading & Writing in English

UB00702 English for Occupational Purposes

UB02002 English for Employment

UB00502 English for Research Purposes

 

IV

UB00702 English for Occupational Purposes

UB00302 Reading & Writing in English

UB00502 English for Research Purposes

UB02002 English for Employment

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

8

8

8

8

                               

 

Students who registered BEFORE the 2020/2021 cohort:

PPIB course registration in English Language Cluster is divided into two categories according to the students’ Malaysian University English Test (MUET) results:

MUET Band 1 and 2      

Four (4) proficiency English language courses [eight(8) credit  hours)

MUET Band 3 lower (Total Scores 140-159):

Four (4) proficiency English language courses [eight(8) credit  hours)

MUET Band 3 upper (Total Scores 160-179):

Three (3) levels of any  local / foreign language [six (6) credit hours] and one (1) advanced English Language courses [two (2) credit hours]

MUET Band 4, 5, and 6:

Three (3) levels of any  local / foreign language [six (6) credit hours] and one (1) advanced English Language courses [two (2) credit hours]

 

Table 2.1 : List of English language courses for students who obtained MUET Band 1, Band 2 and Band 3  lower(Total scores 140-159)

       STREAM

 

SEMESTER

CODE AND COURSE NAME

ART

SCIENCE

I

UB01002

ESSENTIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

UB00202

ORAL COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH

II

UB00202 

ORAL COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH

UB01002

ESSENTIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

III

UB00302

READING AND WRITING IN ENGLISH

UB00702

 ENGLISH FOR OCCUPATIONAL PURPOSES

IV

UB00702

 ENGLISH FOR OCCUPATIONAL PURPOSES

UB00302 

READING AND WRITING IN ENGLISH

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

8

8

* In order to graduate, students must pass their English course (4 courses) with an average of Grade C.

Table 2.2: List of Local and Foreign language courses for students who obtained MUET Band 3 upper (Total scores 160-179) ,Band 4, Band 5 and Band 6

SEMESTER

LOCAL/FOREIGN LANGUAGE COURSE

CREDIT HOURS

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

I

Beginner 1

2

6

II

Beginner 2

2

III

Beginner 3

2

OR

I

Advanced 1

2

II

Advanced 2

2

III

Advanced  3

2

AND

2

ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES

IV

UB00402 Academic Reading and Writng

2

                        OR

 

UB00502 English For Research Purposes

2

OR

UB06002 English for Creative Communication

2

OR

UB02002 English for Employment

2

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

8

Advanced English Courses

Registration for Advanced English language courses is specific for selected programmes and faculties as below:

  • Faculty of Engineering - [ All HK Programs]
  • Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage [International Relations Program (HA15)]
  • Faculty of Psychology and Education [TESL Program (HT06)]

 Table 2.3: List of Advanced English language courses for Engineering, International Relations and TESL students who obtained MUET Band 3 upper (Total Marks 160 - 179), Band 4, Band 5 and Band 6.

Program

Code and Course

Total Credit Hours

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Engineering

(HK01, HK02, HK03, HK08, HK20)

UB06002

English for Creative Communication

UB00402

Academic Reading and Writing

UB02002

English for Employment

UB00502

English for Research Purposes

8

 

TESL (HT06) and International Relations (HA15)

UB00402

Academic Reading and Writing

UB06002

English for Creative Communication

 

UB00502

English for Research Purposes

UB02002

English for Employment

8

The contact hours for each English language course are two (2) hours. It is COMPULSORY for students to pass the current level of the language course before they are allowed to register for the next level. In order to graduate, students must pass their English course with an average of Grade C.

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