International English Language Tests - SELTs and non-SELTS

This page shows the International English Language Tests requirements for each Faculty.

We have simplified our IELTS English language requirements and changed to a clearer A-F band system. You can view our IELTS academic requirements key here for equivalents.

 

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

and

FACULTY OF HEALTH AND LIFE SCIENCES

Exceptions:
MArch
(Master of Architecture)

Exceptions:
Clinical programmes
(Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science)
Exceptions: Health Sciences
(Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Diagnostic Radiography, Radiotherapy, Orthoptics)
Exceptions: PsychologyFACULTY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERINGExceptions:
Planning, Environmental Sciences (F750), and Carmel College BA, BSc, MPlan
IELTS Academic profile (SELT and non-SELT)

Band B

Band C  Overall 7.0 with minimum 7.0 in each component 

All programmes other than Nursing fall within band E

Nursing - IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component

 
Band E Band A  Band B 
TOEFL iBT requirement (we do not accept Home Edition or Best Scores) Minimum 88 overall with L 17 W 17 R 17 and S 19  Minimum 88 overall with L 19 W 19 R 19 and S 20  Minimum 100 overall with L 24 W 24 R 24 and S 26  Not accepted  Minimum 100 overall with L 21 W 21 R 21 and S 23 Minimum 78 overall with L 17 W 17 R 17 and S 19  Minimum 88 overall with L 17 W 17 R 17 and S 19 
C1 Advanced CAE requirement Overall 176 with no less than 162 in any paper  Overall 176 with no less than 169 in any paper   Overall 185 with no less than 185 in any paper  Not accepted  Overall 185 with no less than 176 in any paper Overall 169 with no less than 162 in any paper  Overall 176 with no less than 162 in any paper 
PTE Academic requirement 61 with minimum scores of 59 in each component  61 with minimum scores of 59 in each component  69 with minimum scores of 69 in each component   Not accepted  69 with minimum scores of 61 in each component 59 with minimum scores of 59 in each component  61 with minimum scores of 59 in each component  
Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE II) Overall pass with merit in each component   ISE II with an overall pass with merit in components  Not accepted  Not accepted  Overall pass with merit in each component Overall pass with merit in each component   Overall pass with merit in each component  
Cambridge IGCSE as a First Language (Syllabus 0500) Overall grade C or above, with minimum of grade 2 in Speaking and Listening.  Speaking and Listening must be separately endorsed on the certificate. Not accepted for Health Sciences.
Cambridge IGCSE English as First Language (Syllabus 0990) Overall grade 4 or above, with Merit in Speaking and Listening. Not accepted for Health Sciences.
Cambridge IGCSE as a Second Language (Syllabus 0510 and 0511) For 0510 = Overall B or above and a minimum of grade 2 in Speaking. Speaking must be separately endorsed on the certificate.
For 0511 = Overall B or above 
Not accepted 

For 0510 = Overall B or above and a minimum of grade 2 in Speaking. Speaking must be separately endorsed on the certificate.

For 0511 = Overall B or above 

For 0510 = Overall C or above and a minimum of grade 2 in Speaking. Speaking must be separately endorsed on the certificate.

For 0511 = Overall C or above 

For 0510 = Overall B or above and a minimum of grade 2 in Speaking. Speaking must be separately endorsed on the certificate.

For 0511 = Overall B or above 
Cambridge IGCSE English as Second Language (Syllabus 0993 and 0991)

For 0993 = Overall grade 6 or above and a minimum of grade 2 in Speaking. Speaking must be separately endorsed on the certificate.

For 0991 = Overall grade 6 or above  
Not accepted 

For 0993 = Overall grade 6 or above and a minimum of grade 2 in Speaking. Speaking must be separately endorsed on the certificate.

For 0991 = Overall grade 6 or above  

For 0993 = Overall grade 5 or above and a minimum of grade 2 in Speaking. Speaking must be separately endorsed on the certificate.

For 0991 = Overall grade 4 or above  

For 0993 = Overall grade 6 or above and a minimum of grade 2 in Speaking. Speaking must be separately endorsed on the certificate.

For 0991 = Overall grade 6 or above  
Cambridge English Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Proficiency) Overall 176 with no less than 162 in any paper  Overall 176 with 169 in components   Not accepted  Not accepted  Overall 185 with no less than 176 in any paper  Overall 169 with no less than 162 in any paper  Overall 176 with no less than 162 in any paper 
Cambridge English Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Advanced) Overall 176 with no less than 162 in any paper  Overall 176 with 169 in components   Not accepted  Not accepted  Overall 185 with no less than 176 in any paper  Overall 169 with no less than 162 in any paper  Overall 176 with no less than 162 in any paper 
Cambridge English Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International (Advanced) Overall 176 with no less than 162 in any paper  Overall 176 with 169 in components  Not accepted  Not accepted  Overall 185 with no less than 176 in any paper  Overall 169 with no less than 162 in any paper  Overall 176 with no less than 162 in any paper 
LanguageCert B2 Communicator with 33/50 in each component  N/A   C1 expert pass  pass with 33/50 in each component  Not accepted  C1 Expert with 33/50 in each component  B2 Communicator Pass with 33/50 in each component  B2 Communicator Pass with 33/50 in each component 
LRN International GCSE English Language Grade 4 or above Grade 4 or above Not accepted Not accepted Grade 4 or above  Grade 4 or above Grade 4 or above

 

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