Australian College of Physical Education

English language proficiency

Australian College of Physical Education 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
IELTS 7.5 overall (min. 7.0 in reading and writing, 8.0 in speaking and listening) Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 85 (min. 22 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest) Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 61 overall Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

International Baccalaureate

Nov 2012 session and earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level (prior to May 1999, ‘standard level’ was referred to as ‘subsidiary level’)

May 2013 session and onwards: Grade 4 at higher level or Grade 5 at standard level in English A: literature or English A: language and literature

Diploma must be awarded
GCE 'A' Levels (from UK or Singapore)

C pass at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level in English (English Language/English Literature)

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, 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

Diploma must be awarded
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE 176 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE 176 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Australian TAFE and private provider studies

Completed AQF Certificate IV
Navitas Academic English Program Successful completion of Academic English 3 with an overall pass of 65%

Postgraduate

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 85 (min. 22 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest) Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 61 overall Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

International Baccalaureate

Nov 2012 session and earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level (prior to May 1999, ‘standard level’ was referred to as ‘subsidiary level’)

May 2013 session and onwards: Grade 4 at higher level or Grade 5 at standard level in English A: literature or English A: language and literature

Diploma must be awarded
GCE 'A' Levels (from UK or Singapore)

C pass at full Advanced (A2) or Higher 2 (H2) level in English (English Language/English Literature)

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, 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 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE 176 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Australian TAFE and private provider studies

Completed AQF Certificate IV

Navitas Academic English Program Successful completion of Academic English 3 with an overall pass of 65%

Courses available

Undergraduate

Location

Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)
10 Parkview Drive
Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

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