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Australian Catholic University English language proficiency requirements

Australian Catholic University recognises a number of English language tests as proof of English language proficiency. These are set out in the following tables, together with the minimum results required.

Highlighted English language proficiency requirements have been updated since applications opened. Please confirm all requirements with Australian Catholic University.

Make sure you also read about qualifications that usually satisfy ELP.

Undergraduate

Education: Teacher preparation courses (except B Early Childhood Education – Birth to Five Years)
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: min. 24 in reading and speaking, 27 in writing and listening

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Min. 7.0 in reading and writing, 7.5 in listening and speaking
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))Min. 68 in reading and writing, 73 in listening and speaking

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

C pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

Min. 185 in reading and writing, 191 in listening and speaking

STPMC pass in 920 English
HKALEC pass in Use of English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 2 years of course commencement)

Completion of at least two years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above.

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration.

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)A+ (80 or above)
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 2 years of course commencement)

Completion of two years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English. (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration

 

B Early Childhood Education (Birth to Five Years)
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 90 (min. 24 in writing, 20 in reading, listening and speaking)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.5 overall (min. 6.5 in each subtest)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))61 overall (min. 58 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

C pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

176 overall (min. 176 in each subtest)

STPMC pass in 920 English
HKALEC pass in Use of English
HKDSEMinimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of at least one years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above.

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration.

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)B (65% – 74%)

Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
Education: other courses
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 90 (min. 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 20 in reading and 19 in listening)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

61 overall (min. 50 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

C pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

GCSE/GCE 'O' LEVELS

B pass in English  Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

176 overall minimum (min. 169 in each subtest)

STPMC pass in 920 English
HKALEC pass in Use of English
HKDSEMinimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of at least one years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)B (65% – 74%)

Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
B Arts (Psychology), B Psychological Science, B Social Work
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))68 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of at least two years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)A (75% – 100%)
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
Arts: other courses (including B International Development Studies)
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 78 (min. 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 12 in reading and 11 in listening)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 in writing and speaking, 5.5 in listening and reading)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))54 overall (min. 50 in all writing and speaking, 42 in listening and reading)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 3 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

C pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

GCSE/GCE 'O' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in English  Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

169 overall (min. 169 in writing and speaking, 162 in listening and reading)

STPMC pass in 920 English
HKALEC pass in Use of English
HKDSEMinimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completed AQF Diploma or completion of at least one year of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)C (60% – 64%)
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one year's full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
B Nursing, B Midwifery
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 6.5 in each subtest)

A student will be required to complete an IELTS test at the prescribed level for registration purposes.
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))68 overall (min. 58 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Geography, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

185 overall (min. 176 in each subtest)

Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of at least one years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Completed TAFE Diploma acceptable for licensed enrolled nurses enrolling in Health Science courses

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)A (75% – 100%)

ACU Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences)

Acceptable for entry to Bachelor degree courses in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Successful completion of program
OET (Health Sciences)Grade of B in each subtest
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
B Occupational Therapy
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))68 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of at least one years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)A (75% – 100%)
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of commencement)

Completion of one years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
B Physiotherapy
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))68 overall (min. 68 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level: Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years prior to course commencement)

Completion of at least one years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)A (75% – 100%)
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
B Speech Pathology
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

 

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))68 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of at least one years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)A (75% – 100%)
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
Health Sciences: all other courses
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 90 (min. 25 in writing)

 

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))61 overall (min. 50 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest)
HKDSEMinimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of at least one years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)B (65% – 74%)
ACU Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences)Successful completion of program
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
Law: all courses
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)
IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))7.0 overall (min. 6.5 in each subtest)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)185 overall (min. 176 in each subtest)
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of at least one years of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one years' full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
Business: all courses, B Information Technology
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 79 (min. 22 in writing)

 

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 in writing and speaking and 5.5 in listening and reading)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))54 overall (min. 50 in writing and speaking and 42 in listening and reading)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 3 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

C pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level:  Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

GCSE/GCE 'O' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in English  Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)169 overall (min. 169 in writing and speaking, 162 in listening and reading)
STPMC pass in 920 English
HKALEC pass in Use of English
HKDSEMinimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completed AQF Diploma or completion of at least one year of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)C (60% – 64%)
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one year's full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration
Theology and Philosophy: all courses
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 79 (min. 22 in writing, speaking, reading and listening)

 

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 in writing and speaking and 5.5 in listening and reading)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))54 overall (min. 50 in writing and speaking and 42 in listening and reading)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 3 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

C pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level: Ancient History/Classical Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Citizenship Studies, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Critical Thinking (formerly Critical and Contextual Studies), Economics, English (English Language/English Literature), Film Studies, General Studies, Global Perspectives and Research, Government and Politics, History, History of Art, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Media Studies (Media is not a humanities subject), Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policies, Sociology, Drama and Theatre, World Development

GCSE/GCE 'O' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in English Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)169 overall (min. 169 in writing and speaking, 162 in listening and reading)
STPMC pass in 920 English
HKALEC pass in Use of English
HKDSEMinimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completed AQF Diploma or completion of at least one year of full-time equivalent study at diploma level or above

Multiple qualifications at this level can be added to make up the required duration

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained within 2 years of course commencement)C (60% – 64%)
Other (the required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement)

Completion of one year's full-time AQF Diploma equivalent or higher study where the medium of instruction is English (If undertaken consecutively, multiple periods of study may be combined to make up the duration. Document must have the institution's official seal or stamp.)

Professional registrationsAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Practice registration), Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) teacher registration, Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) teacher registration, and NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) teacher registration

International Year 12s

Education: Teacher preparation courses (except B Early Childhood Education – Birth to Five Years)
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: min. 24 in reading and speaking, 27 in writing and listening

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Min. 7.0 in reading and writing, 7.5 in listening and speaking
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))Min. 68 in reading and writing, 73 in listening and speaking
International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

Min. 185 in reading and writing, 191 in listening and speaking

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)A+ (80 or above)
B Early Childhood Education (Birth to Five Years)
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet based score: 90 (min. 24 in writing, 20 in reading, listening and speaking)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.5 overall (min. 6.5 in each subtest)

PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))61 overall (min. 58 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)
International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)176 overall (min. 176 in each subtest)
ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)B (65% – 74%)
ACU Tertiary Preparation ProgramSuccessful completion of program
Education: other courses


Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: Not accepted

Internet-based score: 90 (min. 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 20 in reading and 19 in listening)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

61 overall (min. 50 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest)

GCSE/GCSE 'O' Levels (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in English  Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

B (65% – 74%)

B Arts (Psychology), B Psychological Science, B Social Work
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))68 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)
International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)A (75% – 100%)
Arts: other courses (including B International Development Studies)
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 78 (min. 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 12 in reading and 11 in listening)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 in writing and speaking, 5.5 in listening and reading)

PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

54 overall (min. 50 in all writing and speaking, min. of 42 in listening and reading)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 3 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

169 overall (min. 169 in writing and speaking, 162 in listening and reading)

GCSE/GCSE 'O' Levels (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in English  Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)C (60% – 64%)
B Nursing, B Midwifery
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: Not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (individual score of 6.5 in each subtest)

A student will be required to complete an IELTS test at the prescribed level for registration purposes.

PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

68 overall (min. 58 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

OET (Health Sciences) (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)Min. grade of B in each subtest
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

185 overall (min.176 in each subtest)

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)A (75% – 100%)
ACU Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences)Successful completion of program
B Occupational Therapy
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))68 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)
International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

C2 Proficiency (formerly CPE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)A (75% – 100%)
B Physiotherapy
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)

PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

68 overall (min. 68 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

A (75% – 100%)

B Speech Pathology
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

 

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

68 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018) A (75% – 100%)
Health Sciences: all other courses
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 90 (min. 25 in writing)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

61 overall (min. 50 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest)

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

B (65% – 74%)

ACU Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences)Successful completion of program
Law: all courses
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: Not accepted

Internet-based score: 100 (min. 25 in each subtest)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

7.0 overall (min. 6.5 in each subtest)
International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 5 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 6 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

185 overall (min. 176 in each subtest)

Business: all courses, B Information Technology
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 79 (min. 22 writing)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 writing and speaking; 5.5 listening and reading)

PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

54 overall (min. 50 in writing and speaking and 42 in listening and reading)

International Baccalaureate  (Diploma must be awarded)

Grade 3 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher level OR Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at standard level

GCSE/GCSE 'O' Levels  (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in English  Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

169 overall (min. 169 in writing and speaking; 162 in listening and reading)

ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

C (60% – 64%)

Theology and Philosophy: all courses
Test/QualificationMinimum result required

TOEFL (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 79 (min. 22 in writing, speaking, reading and listening)

IELTS (only Academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 writing and speaking, 5.5 listening and reading)
PTE Academic (only results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts (eg for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017))54 overall (min. 50 writing and speaking, 42 reading and listening)
ACU English Language Test (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)C (60%–64%)
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE, only results obtained since 1 January 2018)

169 overall (min. 169 in writing and speaking; 162 in listening and reading)