Torrens university Australia

Torrens University Australia English language proficiency requirements

Torrens University Australia 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.

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

Undergraduate

B Nursing
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. 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)
B Commerce
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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017) 

Paper-based score: 550 (min. 4.5 TWE)

Internet-based score: 78 overall
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall (min. 5.5 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)50 overall
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)Grade C or 52
Australian TAFE and private provider studiesCompletion of AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma 

or Completion of AQF  Certificate IV with 1.0 full-time equivalence

Business Direct Entry Program (Think)Successful completion
Torrens Business and Hospitality: B Financial Services (Financial Services), AssocDeg Business (Hospitality Mgt), AssocDeg Business (Tourism Mgt), B Business (Hospitality Mgt), B Business (Tourism Mgt), B Culinary Mgt, B Event Mgt
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest)
Torrens Business, Design and Hospitality: AssocDeg Culinary Mgt, Dip Business, Dip Business (Hospitality Mgt), Dip Business (Tourism Mgt), Dip Graphic Design, Dip Marketing, Dip Photo Imaging, Dip Sports Development
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)5.5 overall (min. 5.0 in each subtest)
Torrens Health: Dip Beauty and Spa Practice, Dip Counselling and Communication Skills
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)5.5 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest)
Torrens Hospitality: B Business (International Event Mgt), B Business (International Hotel and Resort Mgt)
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall
All other courses under Torrens Health and Sports Mgt: B Applied Public Health, B Applied Social Sciences (Community Services), B Applied Social Sciences (Counselling), B Business (Sports Mgt), B Health Science (Aesthetics), B Human Services (Ageing/Disability), B Nutrition, Dip Health and Wellbeing, Dip Nutrition
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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

Paper-based score: 550 (min. 4.5 TWE)

Internet-based score: 78 overall
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall (min. 5.5 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)58 overall
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)57
Australian TAFE and private provider studiesCompleted AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma or Completion of AQF Certificate IV with 1.0 full-time equivalence
All other courses under Torrens Business and Design: B Business, B Business (Communication and Public Relations), B Business (Enterpreneurship), B Business (Event Mgt), B Business (Marketing), B Branded Environments, B Branded Fashion Design, B Communication Design, B Creative Technologies (Game Art), B Digital Media (3D Design and Animation), B Digital Media (Film and Video Design), B Digital Media (Interaction Design), B Interior Design (Commercial), B Interior Design (Residential), B Software Eng (Game Programming), B Business/B Branded Fashion Design, B Business/B Communication Design, B Business/B Digital Media (3D Design and Animation), B Business/B Digital Media (Film and Video Design), B Business/B Interior Design (Commercial), B Business/B Interior Design (Residential), Dip Design, Dip Interior Design and Decoration
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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

Paper-based score: 550 (min. 4.5 TWE)

Internet-based score: 60 (min. 18 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall (min. 5.5 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)50 overall (min. 42 in listening, reading, writing and speaking)
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)52
Australian TAFE and private provider studiesCompleted AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma or Completion of AQF Certificate IV with 1.0 full-time equivalence

International year 12s

B Nursing
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. 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)
B Commerce
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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017) 

Paper-based score: 550 (min. 4.5 TWE)

Internet-based score: 78 overall
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall (min. 5.5 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)50 overall
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)Grade C or 52
Torrens Business and Hospitality: B Financial Services (Financial Services), AssocDeg Business (Hospitality Mgt), AssocDeg Business (Tourism Mgt), B Business (Hospitality Mgt), B Business (Tourism Mgt), B Culinary Mgt, B Event Mgt
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest)
Torrens Business, Design and Hospitality: AssocDeg Culinary Mgt, Dip Business, Dip Business (Hospitality Mgt), Dip Business (Tourism Mgt), Dip Graphic Design, Dip Marketing, Dip Photo Imaging, Dip Sports Development
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)5.5 overall (min. 5.0 in each subtest)
Torrens Health: Dip Beauty and Spa Practice, Dip Counselling and Communication Skills
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)5.5 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest)
Torrens Hospitality: B Business (International Event Mgt), B Business (International Hotel and Resort Mgt)
Test/QualificationMinimum result required
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall
All other courses under Torrens Health and Sports Mgt: B Applied Public Health, B Applied Social Sciences (Community Services), B Applied Social Sciences (Counselling), B Business (Sports Mgt), B Health Science (Aesthetics), B Human Services (Ageing/Disability), B Nutrition, Dip Health and Wellbeing, Dip Nutrition
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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

Paper-based score: 550 (min. 4.5 TWE)

Internet-based score: 78 overall
IELTS (only academic version results obtained no more than 2 years prior to 1 January of the year in which the course starts, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall (min. 5.5 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)58 overall
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)57
All other courses under Torrens Business and Design: B Business, B Business (Communication and Public Relations), B Business (Enterpreneurship), B Business (Event Mgt), B Business (Marketing), B Branded Environments, B Branded Fashion Design, B Communication Design, B Creative Technologies (Game Art), B Digital Media (3D Design and Animation), B Digital Media (Film and Video Design), B Digital Media (Interaction Design), B Interior Design (Commercial), B Interior Design (Residential), B Software Eng (Game Programming), B Business/B Branded Fashion Design, B Business/B Communication Design, B Business/B Digital Media (3D Design and Animation), B Business/B Digital Media (Film and Video Design), B Business/B Interior Design (Commercial), B Business/B Interior Design (Residential), Dip Design, Dip Interior Design and Decoration
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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

Paper-based score: 550 (min. 4.5 TWE)

Internet-based score: 60 (min. 18 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)6.0 overall (min. 5.5 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)50 overall (min. 42 in listening, reading, writing and speaking)
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE (only results obtained since 1 January 2018)52