English + University Pathway Program
The English + University Pathway Program (Certified Intensive English Program – CIEP) is ideal for students who wish to learn English abroad to further their academic study, advance their career or experience foreign cultures and make new friends.
The CIEP provides intensive development of the listening, speaking, reading, writing, pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar skills that you need to communicate accurately and effectively in the academic world and beyond.
The ELS CIEP Advanced Level 109 Certification is recognized by more than 650 universities around the world as proof of English language proficiency for admissions in place of IELTSTM or TOEFL® scores.
When you graduate from the ELS CIEP program, you will be able to join one of our partner universities in Malaysia. ELS Malaysia offers free university placement counselling to our students seeking to continue their education in Malaysia or abroad.
Your CIEP Pathway to University
At the end of this course, you should be able to:
- achieve your full potential for personal, professional or educational success
- master speaking, reading and writing skills
- develop organization, coherence and accuracy in writing
- acquire research and note-taking skills
- 9 levels of instruction – Beginner through Advanced
- Each level is four weeks in duration
- Certificate of Completion for students completing Advanced Level 109
Maximum Class Size
20 students per class
Sample Class Schedule
- 8.30AM – 10.25AM: Structure & Speaking Practice
- 10.30AM – 11.25PM: Vocabulary Enrichment
- 11.25AM – 12.25PM: Lunch
- 12.30PM – 2.25PM: Reading & Writing
- 2.30PM – 5.30PM: Language Technology Centre / Self Study
16 weeks (or 24 weeks for ELS Kuala Lumpur)
Featured University Pathways
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), as one of the leading institutions of higher learning in Malaysia, is committed to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge. Located approximately 22km south of Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur, the 1,000 acre campus is a rustic sprawling panorama of tree-lined avenues, orchards, lakes and meadows – a uniquely conducive environment for the pursuit of knowledge.
UPM is one of the internationally renowned universities in the region which proudly holds records of many groundbreaking discoveries and inventions made by the University’s top researchers and scientists. The university has also become a key-player in the development and training of learned and skilled human capital in Malaysia through active collaboration with both the private and public sectors.
Taylor’s University is a private university in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It was founded in 1969 as a college, was awarded university college status in 2006, and university status in 2010. Taylor’s University offers courses in tertiary education, from foundation and diploma to degree, post-graduate and professional program.
Raffles University Iskandar
Raffles University Iskandar is an Asian-based Malaysian university that prides itself as a practice-oriented university with intensive curricula and practical hands-on experiences that prepares students for their future careers. The University was formally approved by Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) on 31 October 2011.
SEGi University Group is a private university in Malaysia with more than 27,000 students at its university and college campuses in Subang Jaya, Kota Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Sarawak. SEGi University offers programs affiliated with University of Abertay Dundee, University of Greenwich, University of Sunderland, University of St Mark and St John, and University of Teesside from the United Kingdom, University of Southern Queensland, Australia and Upper Iowa University in the United States.
SEGi offers a wide range of industry-relevant programs from certificate to doctorate levels, as well as professional qualifications. Courses offered range from business studies to other fields of studies including pharmacy, nursing, dentistry, engineering, computing, media, art and design, hotel and tourism, and early childhood education, as well as the popular Master of Business Administration postgraduate degree.
Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation
The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing professional graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and international levels.
APU made its way into the list of Highest Rated Universities in Malaysia, being rated at TIER 5 (EXCELLENT) under the SETARA 2011 Ratings by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), and still maintains this Excellent rating in the latest SETARA 2013 Ratings announced on 17th November 2014.