AIE Institute

English language proficiency

AIE Institute 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

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 531 overall

Internet-based score: 73 (min. 18 in each subtest)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest) Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 50 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
International Baccalaureate

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

Grade 5 or above in English B at higher level
Diploma must be awarded
GCE 'O' Levels

C in English Language or Literature in English

Qualification must be awarded
GCE 'A' LevelsC in the General Paper, English Language, English Language & Literature or English LiteratureQualification must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

176 (min. 169 in each skill area)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency (formerly CPE)176 (min. 169 in each skill area)Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
Australian TAFE and private provider studies Completed AQF Diploma or Certificate IV in English for Academic purposes Qualification must be awarded
Danish Senior High School (Studentereksamen)

Grade 7 in English A or 10 in English B

Qualification must be awarded
Dutch Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) Grade 8 in final year English Qualification must be awarded
Finnish Upper Secondary School CertificateGrade 8 in English or English AQualification must be awarded

International Year 12s

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 531 overall

Internet-based score: 73 (min. 18 in each subtest)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest) Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 50 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
International Baccalaureate

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

Grade 5 or above in English B at higher level
Diploma must be awarded
GCE 'O' Levels

C in English Language or Literature in English

Qualification must be awarded
GCE 'A' LevelsC in the General Paper, English Language, English Language & Literature or English LiteratureQualification must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

176 (min. 169 in each skill area)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency (formerly CPE)176 (min. 169 in each skill area)Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
Australian TAFE and private provider studies Completed AQF Diploma or Certificate IV in English for Academic purposes Qualification must be awarded
Danish Senior High School (Studentereksamen)

Grade 7 in English A or 10 in English B

Qualification must be awarded
Dutch Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) Grade 8 in final year English Qualification must be awarded
Finnish Upper Secondary School CertificateGrade 8 in English or English AQualification must be awarded

General information for AIE Institute

Courses available

Undergraduate

Location

Sydney campus
Level 1, 33 Mountain Street
Ultimo NSW 2007

Canberra campus
Block E, Canberra Technology Park
49 Phillip Avenue
Watson ACT 2602

Important dates

Academic calendar

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