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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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: min. 24 in reading and speaking, 27 in writing and listening
Only results obtained no more than two 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)
IELTS Min. 7.0 in reading and writing, 7.5 in listening and speaking Only Academic version results obtained no more than two 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)
PTE Academic Min. 65 in reading and writing, 73 in listening and speaking 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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)

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

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
STPM C pass in 920 English
HKALE C pass in Use of English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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.

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

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 2 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)
IELTS 6.5 overall (min. 6.5 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic 58 overall (min. 58 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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)

176 overall (min. 176 in each subtest)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
STPM C pass in 920 English
HKALE C pass in Use of English
HKDSE Minimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies.

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.

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
ACU English Language Test B (65% – 74%) Only results obtained within two years of course commencement

Other

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

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)
PTE Academic

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

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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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

176 overall minimum (min. 169 in each subtest)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
STPM C pass in 920 English
HKALE C pass in Use of English
HKDSE Minimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
ACU English Language Test B (65% – 74%) Only results obtained within two years of course commencement

Other

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

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

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 in writing and speaking, 5.5 in listening and reading) 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)
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 50 in all writing and speaking, 42 in listening and reading) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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)

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

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
STPM C pass in 920 English
HKALE C pass in Use of English
HKDSE Minimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

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

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

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.
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)
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 58 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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)

185 overall (min. 176 in each subtest)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
ACU English Language Test A (75% – 100%) Only results obtained within two years of course commencement

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

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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) 185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

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

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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) 185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years prior to course commencement
ACU English Language Test A (75% – 100%) Only results obtained within two years of course commencement
Other

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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) 185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years prior to course commencement
ACU English Language Test A (75% – 100%) Only results obtained within two years of course commencement
Other

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic 58 overall (min. 50 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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) 176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
HKDSE Minimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

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

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)
IELTS 7.0 overall (min. 6.5 in each subtest) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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) 185 overall (min. 176 in each subtest) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Other

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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) and B Information Technology
Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 in writing and speaking and 5.5 in listening and reading) 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)
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 50 in writing and speaking and 42 in listening and reading) 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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
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) 169 overall (min. 169 in writing and speaking, 162 in listening and reading) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
STPM C pass in 920 English
HKALE C pass in Use of English
HKDSE Minimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

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

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 in writing and speaking and 5.5 in listening and reading) 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)
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 50 in writing and speaking and 42 in listening and reading) 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)

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) 169 overall (min. 169 in writing and speaking, 162 in listening and reading) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
STPM C pass in 920 English
HKALE C pass in Use of English
HKDSE Minimum score of 4 in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studies

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

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

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.)

The required full-time equivalence must be completed within 5 years of course commencement
Professional registrations Australian 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/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

Min. 7.0 in reading and writing, 7.5 in listening and speaking 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)
PTE Academic Min. 65 in reading and writing, 73 in listening and speaking 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)
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)

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

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

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

6.5 overall (min. 6.5 in each subtest)

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)
PTE Academic 58 overall (min. 58 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)
International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) 176 overall (min. 176 in each subtest) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
ACU English Language Test B (65% – 74%) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
ACU Tertiary Preparation Program Successful completion of program
Education: other courses



Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: Not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic

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

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)
International Baccalaureate 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 Diploma must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018

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

B (65% – 74%)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
B Arts (Psychology), B Psychological Science, B Social Work
Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)
International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

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

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

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

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)
PTE Academic

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

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)
International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

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

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018

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 C (60% – 64%) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
B Nursing, B Midwifery
Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: Not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

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.

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)
PTE Academic

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

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)
International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
OET (Health Sciences) Min. grade of B in each subtest Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

185 overall (min.176 in each subtest)

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

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) 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)
International Baccalaureate 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 Diploma must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

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

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
ACU English Language Test A (75% – 100%) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
B Physiotherapy
Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)

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)

PTE Academic

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

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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018

ACU English Language Test

A (75% – 100%)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
B Speech Pathology
Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

IELTS

8.0 overall (min. 8.0 in each subtest) 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)
PTE Academic

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

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)
International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

185 overall (min. 185 in each subtest)

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

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

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)

PTE Academic

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

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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018

ACU English Language Test

B (65% – 74%)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
ACU Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences) Successful completion of program
Law: all courses
Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: Not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

7.0 overall (min. 6.5 in each subtest) 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)
International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

185 overall (min. 176 in each subtest)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
Business: all courses, B Information Technology
Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

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

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)

PTE Academic

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

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)

International Baccalaureate

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

Diploma must be awarded

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)

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

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018

ACU English Language Test

C (60% – 64%)

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
Theology and Philosophy: all courses
Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions

TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

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

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)

IELTS

6.0 overall (min. 6.0 writing and speaking, 5.5 listening and reading) 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)
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 50 writing and speaking, 42 reading and listening) 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)
ACU English Language Test C (60%–64%) Only results obtained since 1 January 2018
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

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

Only results obtained since 1 January 2018