Proposal for a short English course for SPM leavers

  1. CERDAS is a consultative business unit of the kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (IRKHS).The main objective of the unit is to utilize the knowledge and expertise of the lectures of the Kulliyyah for the betterment of the community at large. The Kulliyyah consists of experts in the field of Islamic Studies, English and Arabic Language, Communication, Psychology, Sociology, History and Political Science.This proposal is deemed necessary and timely due to the continuous criticisms over the level of English proficiency amongst school leavers. Such school leavers who matriculate in undergraduate programmes often do not meet the expectations of tertiary level English and this could impede their academic performance. In view of this, IIUM under the consultancy unit CERDAS wishes to extend some form of assistance to ensure that SPM leavers are better prepared to face the demands of university level English.


The objectives of the course are as follows:

  • To prepare SPM leavers for the university entrance examination (MUET)
  • To expose students to basic  academic writing
  • To expose students to speed reading
  • To train students to speak proficiently

English Language Skills to be Taught

  • Speaking and Fluency
  • Basic Speed Reading
  • Basic English Grammar for Academic Writing
  • Malaysian University Entrance Exam (MUET)

The course is to begin in January and will see its completion in March. The course will be conducted over the weekends during the entire period (12 weeks or the three months.)The total number of hours for the course is 132 hours.

The schedule is as follows:
Duration :

January – March (3 months)

Classes :
9:00 am – 12:00 pm (3 hours)
3:00 pm –  5:00 pm (2 hours)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm  (3 hours)
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (3 hours)

Total number of hours per week = 11 hours
Total number of hours for the duration : 11 x 12 weeks = 132 hours

Venue of classes will be decided upon negotiation with client.

All participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Course Fee
RM 424 per month

  • SPM leavers for the university entrance examination (MUET)