University of Sydney

University of Sydney English language proficiency requirements

University of Sydney 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 The University of Sydney.

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

Undergraduate

B Architecture and Environments (513100), B Design Computing (513105), B Design Computing/B Advanced Studies (513110), B Design in Architecture (513115), B Design in Architecture (Honours)/M Architecture (513120), B Economics (513225), B Economics/B Advanced Studies (513230), B Commerce (513300), B Commerce/B Advanced Studies (513305), B Commerce/B Advanced Studies (Dalyell Scholars) (513310), B Advanced Computing (513500), B Advanced Computing/B Commerce (513505), B Advanced Computing/B Science (513510), B Engineering Honours/B Commerce (513580), B Engineering Honours (Civil)/B Design in Architecture (513585)
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: 592 (min. 4.5 in )

Internet-based score: 96 (min. 19 in writing, 17 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

7.0 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

68 overall (min. 54 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR

Nov 2012 session & earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR  Grade 5 in English B at standard level (Prior to May 1999, ‘standard level’ was referred to as ‘subsidiary level’)

May 2013 session & onwards: Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR Grade 5 in English B at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

Two or less A level subjects: B pass in English (A2 level) OR A pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level: History, Humanities, Philosophy – Critical Thinking, Politics, Law, Religion, Sociology, Psychology

Three or more A level subjects: No minimum grade required. English medium is assumed and ELP is met.

GCE AS LEVELA in English
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 67

2015 and onwards: 185

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 51

2015 and onwards: 185

STPM

B pass in English (914) OR B pass in Literature (920)

HKALEB pass in Use of English
HKDSE5* in English language or Literature in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studiesCompleted AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma
University of Sydney Centre for Continuing Education University Preparation CourseSatisfactory completion of the course
University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching CourseCompletion of a University Pathway course
University of Sydney Foundation programCompletion of the course with English Grade C+

Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programs

Completion of the following: Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) from TAFE University Preparation Program (UPP) from UNSW Australia Open Foundation and NEWSTEP from University of Newcastle. Contact the Admissions Office for information on other Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programs
Other

Further information on the University of Sydney English language proficiency.

Education (513240-513265)
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: 635 (min. 6.0 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 112 (min. 25 in writing, 23 in reading, 27 in 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

8.0 overall (min. 8.0 speaking and listening, 7.0 reading and writing)

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)

79 overall (min. 79 in speaking and listening; min. 68 in reading and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR

Nov 2012 session & earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR  Grade 5 in English B at standard level (Prior to May 1999, ‘standard level’ was referred to as ‘subsidiary level’)

May 2013 session & onwards: Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR Grade 5 in English B at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

Two or less A level subjects: B pass in English (A2 level) OR A pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level: History, Humanities, Philosophy – Critical Thinking, Politics, Law, Religion, Sociology, Psychology

Three or more A level subjects: No minimum grade required. English medium is assumed and ELP is met.

GCE AS LEVELA in English
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 80

2015 and onwards: 200

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 60

2015 and onwards: 200

STPM

B pass in English (914) OR

B pass in Literature (920)
HKALEB pass in Use of English
HKDSE5** in English language or Literature in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studiesCompleted AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma
University of Sydney Centre for Continuing Education University Preparation CourseSatisfactory completion of the course
University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching CourseCompletion of a University Pathway course
University of Sydney Foundation programCompletion of the course with English Grade B-
Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programsCompletion of the following: Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) from TAFE University Preparation Program (UPP) from UNSW Australia Open Foundation and NEWSTEP from University of Newcastle. Contact the Admissions Office for information on other Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programs
Other

Further information on the University of Sydney English language proficiency.

B Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) (513630), B Science/M Nutrition and Dietetics (513965)
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: 592 (min. 5.0 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 96 (min. 22 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, 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)

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)

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

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR

Nov 2012 session & earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR  Grade 5 in English B at standard level (Prior to May 1999, ‘standard level’ was referred to as ‘subsidiary level’)

May 2013 session & onwards: Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR Grade 5 in English B at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

Two or less A level subjects: B pass in English (A2 level) OR A pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level: History, Humanities, Philosophy – Critical Thinking, Politics, Law, Religion, Sociology, Psychology

Three or more A level subjects: No minimum grade required. English medium is assumed and ELP is met.

GCE AS LEVELA in English
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 67

2015 and onwards: 185

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 51

2015 and onwards: 185

STPM

B pass in English (914) OR B pass in Literature (920)

HKALEB pass in Use of English
HKDSE5* in English language or Literature in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studiesCompleted AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma
University of Sydney Centre for Continuing Education University Preparation CourseSatisfactory completion of the course
University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching CourseCompletion of a University Pathway course
University of Sydney Foundation programCompletion of the course with English Grade C+
Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programsCompletion of the following: Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) from TAFE  University Preparation Program (UPP) from UNSW Australia Open Foundation and NEWSTEP from University of Newcastle. Contact the Admissions Office for information on other Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programs
Other

Further information on the University of Sydney English language proficiency.

B Arts/B Laws (513805), B Commerce/B Laws (513810), B Economics/B Laws (513815), B Engineering Honours/B Laws (513820), B Science/B Laws (513825)
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: 615 (min. 5.0 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 105 (min. 25 writing, 23 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

7.5 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

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

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR

Nov 2012 session & earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR  Grade 5 in English B at standard level (Prior to May 1999, ‘standard level’ was referred to as ‘subsidiary level’)

May 2013 session & onwards: Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR Grade 5 in English B at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

Two or less A level subjects: B pass in English (A2 level) OR A pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level: History, Humanities, Philosophy – Critical Thinking, Politics, Law, Religion, Sociology, Psychology

Three or more A level subjects: No minimum grade required. English medium is assumed and ELP is met.

GCE AS LEVELA in English
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 74

2015 and onwards: 191

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 56

2015 and onwards: 191

STPM

B pass in English (914) OR B pass in Literature (920)

HKALEB pass in Use of English
HKDSE5** in English language or Literature in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studiesCompleted AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma
University of Sydney Centre for Continuing Education University Preparation CourseSatisfactory completion of the course
University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching CourseCompletion of a University Pathway course
University of Sydney Foundation programCompletion of the course with English Grade B-
Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programsCompletion of the following: Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) from TAFE  University Preparation Program (UPP) from UNSW Australia  Open Foundation and NEWSTEP from University of Newcastle. Contact the Admissions Office for information on other Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programs
Other

Further information on the University of Sydney English language proficiency.

B Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) (513635), B Applied Science (Physiotherapy) (513640), B Applied Science (Speech Pathology) (513645), B Oral Health (513700), B Science/D Dental Medicine (513705), B Arts/D Medicine (513715), B Science/D Medicine (513720), B Nursing (Advanced Studies) (513735), B Arts/M Nursing (513740), B Science/M Nursing (513745), B Science (Health)/M Nursing (513750), B Veterinary Biology/D Veterinary Medicine (513970)
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: 592 (min. 5.0 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 96 (min. 25 writing, 23 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, e.g. 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, e.g. 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)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR

Nov 2012 session & earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR  Grade 5 in English B at standard level (Prior to May 1999, ‘standard level’ was referred to as ‘subsidiary level’)

May 2013 session & onwards: Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR  Grade 5 in English B at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

Two or less A level subjects: B pass in English (A2 level) OR  A pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level: History, Humanities, Philosophy – Critical Thinking, Politics, Law, Religion, Sociology, Psychology

Three or more A level subjects: No minimum grade required. English medium is assumed and ELP is met.

GCE AS LEVELA in English
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 67

2015 and onwards: 185

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 51

2015 and onwards: 185

STPM

B pass in English (914) OR B pass in Literature (920)

HKALEB pass in Use of English
HKDSE5* in English language or Literature in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studiesCompleted AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma
University of Sydney Centre for Continuing Education University Preparation CourseSatisfactory completion of the course
University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching CourseCompletion of a University Pathway course
University of Sydney Foundation programCompletion of the course with English Grade C+
Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programsCompletion of the following: Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) from TAFE  University Preparation Program (UPP) from UNSW Australia  Open Foundation and NEWSTEP from University of Newcastle. Contact the Admissions Office for information on other Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programs
Other

Further information on the University of Sydney English language proficiency.

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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

Paper-based score: 565 (min. 4.5 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 85 (min. 19 writing, 17 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, e.g. 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

61 overall (min. 54 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR

Nov 2012 session & earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR  Grade 5 in English B at standard level (Prior to May 1999, ‘standard level’ was referred to as ‘subsidiary level’)

May 2013 session & onwards: Grade 4 in English A: Language & Literature or English A: Literature at higher or standard level  OR Grade 4 in English B at higher level OR  Grade 5 in English B at standard level

GCE 'A' LEVELS (from UK or Singapore)

Two or less A level subjects: B pass in English (A2 level) OR  A pass in one of the following humanities subjects at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level: History, Humanities, Philosophy – Critical Thinking, Politics, Law, Religion, Sociology, Psychology

Three or more A level subjects: No minimum grade required. English medium is assumed and ELP is met.

GCE AS LEVELA in English
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 58

2015 and onwards: 176

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 45

2015 and onwards: 176

STPM

B pass in English (914) OR B pass in Literature (920)

HKALEB pass in Use of English
HKDSE5 in English language or Literature in English
Australian TAFE and private provider studiesCompleted AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma
University of Sydney Centre for Continuing Education University Preparation CourseSatisfactory completion of the course
University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching CourseCompletion of a University Pathway course
University of Sydney Foundation programCompletion of the course with English Grade C
Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programsCompletion of the following: Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) from TAFE  University Preparation Program (UPP) from UNSW Australia  Open Foundation and NEWSTEP from University of Newcastle. Contact the Admissions Office for information on other Australian tertiary preparation/foundation programs
Other

Further information on the University of Sydney English language proficiency.

International Year 12s

B Architecture and Environments (513100), B Design Computing (513105), B Design Computing/B Advanced Studies (513110), B Design in Architecture (513115), B Design in Architecture (Honours)/M Architecture (513120), B Economics (513225), B Economics/B Advanced Studies (513230), B Commerce (513300), B Commerce/B Advanced Studies (513305), B Commerce/B Advanced Studies (Dalyell Scholars) (513310), B Advanced Computing (513500), B Advanced Computing/B Commerce (513505), B Advanced Computing/B Science (513510), B Engineering Honours/B Commerce (513580), B Engineering Honours (Civil)/B Design in Architecture (513585)
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: 592 (min. 4.5 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 96 (min. 19 in writing,  17 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

7.0 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

68 overall (min. 54 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR 

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

C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 67

2015 and onwards: 185

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 51

2015 and onwards: 185

Education (513240–513265)
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: 635 (min. 6.0 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 112 (min. 25 in writing, 23 in reading, 27 in 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

8.0 overall (min. 8.0 in speaking and listening, 7.0 in reading and writing)

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)

79 overall (min. 79 in speaking and listening, 68 in reading and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR 

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

C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 80

2015 and onwards: 200

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 60

2015 and onwards: 200

B Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) (513630), B Science/M Nutrition and Dietetics (513965)
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: 592 (min. 5.0 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 96 (min. 22 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, 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)

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)

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

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR 

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

C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 67

2015 and onwards: 185

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 51

2015 and onwards: 185

B Arts/B Laws (513805), B Commerce/B Laws (513810), B Economics/B Laws (513815), B Engineering Honours/B Laws (513820), B Science/B Laws (513825)
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: 615 (min. 5.0 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 105 (min. 25 in writing, 23 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

7.5 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

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

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR 

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

C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 74

2015 and onwards: 191

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 56

2015 and onwards: 191

Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) (513635), B Applied Science (Physiotherapy) (513640), B Applied Science (Speech Pathology) (513645), B Oral Health (513700), B Science/D Dental Medicine (513705), B Arts/D Medicine (513715), B Science/D Medicine (513720), B Nursing (Advanced Studies) (513735), B Arts/M Nursing (513740), B Science/M Nursing (513745), B Science (Health)/M Nursing (513750), B Veterinary Biology/D Veterinary Medicine (513970)
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: 592 (min. 5.0 in TWE

Internet-based score: 96 (min. 25 in writing, 23 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, e.g. 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, e.g. 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)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR

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

C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 67

2015 and onwards: 185

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 51

2015 and onwards: 185

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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

Paper-based score: 565 (min. 4.5 in TWE)

Internet-based score: 85 (min. 19 in writing, 17 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, e.g. 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

61 overall (min. 54 in listening, reading, speaking and writing)

International Baccalaureate (Diploma must be awarded)

If English is the main language of instruction then ELP is met (find an IB World School) OR 

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

C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre-2015: 58

2015 and onwards: 176

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre-2015: 45

2015 and onwards: 176

Postgraduate

Juris Doctor
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: 615 (min. 5.0 in TWE

Internet-based score: 105 (min. 25 in writing,  23 in reading, listening and speaking)

IELTS (only academic 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)

7.5 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, e.g. for all courses starting in 2019 - test must have been taken on or after 1 January 2017)

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

C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

Pre 2015: 74 overall

2015 onwards: 191

C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

Pre 2015: 56

2015 onwards: 191