Acceptable English Language Tests

Acceptable English Language Tests

Our minimum English Language requirements are usually quoted in terms of an IELTS score.  However, the following is a list of other acceptable English language tests and the scores we will accept in lieu of IELTS.

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IELTS

5.5

6.0

6.5

7.0

Swansea University English test (SWELT)

5.5

6.0

6.5

7.0

         
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English

Grade C

Grade B

Grade A

Grade A

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

 

Grade C

Grade B

Grade B

International Baccalaureate Diploma

English standard grade 4; higher grade 3

English standard grade 5; higher grade 4

n/a

n/a

London Test of English (PTE General)

Level 3 Pass

Level 4 Pass

Level 4 Pass

Level 5 Pass

Michigan (MELAB)

-

80

90

90

Michigan (ECPE)

-

Pass

Honours

Honours

PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English - Academic)

51

56

61 

67

       
TOEFL (IBT)

72

79

88

95

University of Reading TEEP

5.5

6.0

6.5

7.0

Trinity College ESOL

ISE II

ISE III

ISE III

ISE IV

i - 5.5 is below the University's minimum requirements and would be acceptable in exceptional circumstances only

ii - Minimum requirement for Undergraduate level 1, and some postgraduate programmes (see offer letter for details)

iii - Minimum requirement for Undergraduate level 2 entry and most Postgraduate programmes (see offer letter for details)

iv - Minimum requirement for a small number of Postgraduate programmes

If your test is not listed above please contact the Admissions Office for further information.