Faculty English language requirements

Applicants may meet the University’s English Language Proficiency requirements in one of a number of ways which are detailed here

Minimum scores required to meet the University’s English Language Proficiency Requirement are summarised below if you are planning on undertaking an IELTS or TOEFL test. 

 

International English Language Testing Service (IELTS Academic)

TOEFL (paper based score)

TOEFL (Internet based score)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic)

Art, Design & Architecture

6.5 no band less than 6.0

577

5.0 or more on the Test of Written English (TWE)

91 with no band less than:
25 written
22 reading
22 speaking
22 listening

58 no skill level less than borderline

58 no communicative skill score less than 50

Arts

 

 

 

 

 

PhD
Master of Arts
Master of Bioethics
Master of Arts (Creative Writing)
Master of Arts (Music Composition)
Master of Arts (Theatre Performance)
Master of Environmental Science (Research)

7.0 (writing 7.0) with no band less than 6.0

600

TWE 5.0

100

With no band score less than 25

67

Writing above good

No other skill level less than borderline

 

65 no communicative skill score less than 58

Master of Arts by research and coursework
Master of Environmental Science by research and coursework
Master of Arts (Music Performance)

6.5 no band less than 6.0

577

TWE 5.0

91 with no band less than:
25 written
22 reading
22 speaking
22 listening

58 no skill level less than borderline

58 no communicative skill score less than 50

Business & Economics

7.0 no band less than 6.5

600

TWE 5.0

100

With no band score less than 25

67

Writing good

No other skill level less than borderline

 

65 no communicative skill score less than 58

Education

6.5 no band less than 6.0

577

TWE 5.0

91 with no band less than:
25 written
22 reading
22 speaking
22 listening

58 no skill level less than borderline

58 no communicative skill score less than 50

Engineering

6.5 no band less than 6.0

577

TWE 5.0

91 with no band less than:
25 written
22 reading
22 speaking
22 listening

58 no skill level less than borderline

58 no communicative skill score less than 50

Information Technology

6.5 no band less than 6.0

577

TWE 5.0

91 with no band less than:
25 written
22 reading
22 speaking
22 listening

58 no skill level less than borderline

58 no communicative skill score less than 50

Law

7.0 with writing no less than 7.0

600

TWE 5.0

100

With no band score less than 25

67

Writing above good

No other skill level less than borderline

 

65 no communicative skill score less than 58

Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences (except Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine - see below)

6.5 no band less than 6.0

577

TWE 5.0

91 with no band less than:
25 written
22 reading
22 speaking
22 listening

58 no skill level less than borderline

58 no communicative skill score less than 50

Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine

7.0 no band less than 6.5

600

TWE 5.0

100

With no band score less than 25

67

Writing good

No other skill level less than borderline

 

65 no communicative skill score less than 58

Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

6.5 no band less than 6.0

577

TWE 5.0

91 with no band less than:
25 written
22 reading
22 speaking
22 listening

58 no skill level less than borderline

58 no communicative skill score less than 50

Science

6.5 no band less than 6.0

577

TWE 5.0

91 with no band less than:
25 written
22 reading
22 speaking
22 listening

58 no skill level less than borderline

58 no communicative skill score less than 50