International

Standard University English language requirements

Requirements

Here are the University's minimum entry levels required to study your course.

English Test

Please note that in addition to achieving the overall score, you must obtain a minimum score in each band of the test.

For degree level and above, the minimum band score must be:

  • IELTS - 5.5 in each band

Please note for health courses the IELTS minimum band score must be:

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy - IELTS 7.0 with a minimal score of 6.5 in all sections
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies - IELTS 7.0 with a minimal score of 7.0 in all sections

For tests taken up to and including 5 April 2015, submitted with applications until 5 November 2015

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) - 51 in each band
  • Cambridge English scale - 160 in each band
  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English ISE II - Pass in each band

For courses below degree level, such as pre-sessional English, foundation programmes and HNDs, the minimum band score must be:

  • IELTS - 4.0 in each band
  • For tests taken up to and including 5 April 2015, submitted with applications until 5 November 2015

    • Pearson Test of English (PTE) - 36 in each band
    • Cambridge English scale - 140 in each band
    • Trinity Integrated Skills in English ISE I - Pass in each band

    To obtain a visa you will also need to meet the Home Office requirements

    Minimum English language requirements
      IELTS PTE (Academic) Cambridge English scale Trinity Integrated Skills in English
      For the above tests taken up to and including 5 April 2015, submitted with applications until 5 November 2015*
    Undergraduate
    Law, crime and investigation 6.0 52 169-175 ISE II Merit
    Business, English, history, sport, psychology, criminology, sociology, youth studies, education 6.0 52 169-175 ISE II Merit
    Health 7.0 52-66 169-190 ISE II Merit - ISE III Pass
    Fine art, design, media production, performing arts, engineering, science, computing, media studies, journalism 5.5 51 162-168 ISE II Pass
    Undergraduate Year 2 and 3 entry where permitted
    Business, fine art, design, performing arts, media production, engineering, science, computing, journalism, media studies 6.0 52 169-175 ISE II Merit
    English, history 6.5 58 176-184 ISE II Distinction
    Postgraduate (Taught)
    Law (PgDip) 7.5 74 191-199 ISE III Merit
    DBA 7.0 66 185-190 ISE III Pass
    Health 7.0 58-66 176-190 ISE II Distinction
    MBA, education, English, law (LLM), history, psychology, criminology, sociology, youth studies, criminal investigation, human resource management 6.5 58 176-184 ISE II Distinction
    Art and design, business (except MBA and HRM), computing, sport, engineering, science, TV production, journalism, multimedia public relations, mass communications 6.0 52 169-175 ISE II Merit
    Research degrees 6.5 58 176-184 ISE II Distinction

    If your level of English is lower than the level required by the university, but not lower than IELTS 4.0, you can take one of our pre-sessional English courses

    If your level of English is lower than IELTS 4.0, you will need to take English classes in your own country to improve your IELTS score.


 
 
 
 
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