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English Entry Requirements

Details of the English qualification requirements for international students

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Undergraduate (IELTS 6.0)  
Cambridge IGCSE English As A First Language (Syllabus 0500 And 0522) Grade C
Minimum scores:
Reading - Grade E
Writing - Grade E
Speaking - Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
Listening - Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
Cambridge IGCSE English As A Second Language (Syllabus 0510 And 0511) Grade C
Minimum scores:
Reading - Grade D
Writing - Grade D
Speaking - Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510)
Listening - Grade A
A Level English Language Grade C
IELTS 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5)
SELT from UKVI approved centres. We vouch for tests taken at other centres. Validity is two years of course commencement date*
Language Cert International ESOL Exam High Pass with minimum 33/50
SELT
TOEFL lbt
Note: We Do NOT Accept TOEFL ITP)
80 with minimum subscores of 20
Cambridge English: First
Cambridge English: Advanced
Cambridge English: Proficiency
Overall score of minimum 169 and component scores of 162 or above required
International Baccalaureate Standard Level (Grade 4 in English)
European Baccalaureate 70% in English if English is taken as a first language, 75% as a second language and 80% as a third language
City And Guilds International ESOL Diploma (IESOL) at C1 with a pass in all categories
Michigan English Language Assessment Board 78 or above
Oxford International Online PreSessional English Course OEITC 4 with no skill below 5
Trinity College - Integrated Skills In English ISEII or ISEIII - pass in all four components
SELT - only when taken at a UK centre. We vouch for tests taken at other centres. Validity is two years of course commencement date*
English Language Skills Assessment Listening and Reading – 383+
Writing I – 77+  
Speaking
English Speaking Board Pass in all components at B2 level
UCLan Test Of English Language Level (TELL) Merit (65%) with no component below pass (50%)
Pearson Test Of English-Academic 60 with minimum of 51 in each component

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Cambridge English: First
Cambridge English: Advanced
Cambridge English: Proficiency
Overall score of minimum 176 and component scores of 169 or above required
IELTS 7.0 in all components
SELT from UKVI approved centres. We vouch for tests taken at other centres. Validity is two years of course commencement date
Pearson Test Of English 85 to 90
International Baccalaureate Standard Level (Grade 6 in English Language and Literature)
Higher Level (Grade 6 in English B)

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A Level English Language Grade C
Cambridge IGCSE English As A First Language Grade C
(Syllabus 0500 And 0522) Minimum score of D
Cambridge IGCSE English As A Second Language Grade C
(Syllabus 0510 And 0511) Minimum score of D
Cambridge English: First
Cambridge English: Advanced
Cambridge English: Proficiency
Overall score of minimum 176 and component scores of 169 or above required
IELTS 6.5 (with no component score lower than 6.0)
SELT from UKVI approved centres. We vouch for tests taken at other centres. Validity is two years of course commencement date

Language Cert International ESOL Exam High Pass with minimum 33/50
SELT
Michigan English Language Assessment Board 85 or above
Oxford International Online PreSessional English Course OEITC 6 with no skill below 5
Trinity College – Integrated Skills In English ISEIII - pass in all four components
SELT – only when taken at a UK centre. We vouch for tests taken at other centres. Validity is two years of course commencement date
TOEFL IBT 91 (with minimum grades of 21 in each component)
UCLan TELL test Merit (75%) with no component below pass (65%)
Pearson Test Of English-Academic 67 with minimum of 60 in each component