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Iceland

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) welcomes students from Iceland.

English language requirements

Entry Requirements

EFL Requirements

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*
TOEFL Ibt
(Note: we do NOT accept TOEFL ITP)
80 with minimum subscores of 20  
Cambridge English: First
Cambridge English: Advanced
Cambridge English: Proficiency
On new scoring scale from January 2015, 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  
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  
UCLan Language and Preparation Skills for Academic Examination (EF003) Shenzhen Group A articulation only  
UCLan Upper Intermediate English (EF2318) UCLan franchise students at BIT, SZIIT and SZU only  
UCLan International Business Communication 2 (EB2006) UCLan franchise students at SUIBE (IBC), SUIBE (Bus Com) and SUIBE (IBC) only  
English for International Journalism 2 Articulation students at GDUFS (International Journalism)  
International Business Communication 2 Articulation students at GDUFS (IBC)  

 

UNDERGRADUATE (IELTS 7) – please refer to separate document for MBBS English language entry criteria
Cambridge English: First
Cambridge English: Advanced
Cambridge English: Proficiency
On new scoring scale from January 2015, 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)
 
POSTGRADUATE
A Level English Language Grade C  
Cambridge IGCSE English as a First Language
(Syllabus 0500 and 0522)
Grade C
Minimum score of D
 
Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language
(Syllabus 0510 and 0511)
Grade C
Minimum score of D
 
Cambridge English: First
Cambridge English: Advanced
Cambridge English: Proficiency
On new scoring scale from January 2015, 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
Michigan English Language Assessment Board 85 or above  
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)  
SoLETS (School of Languages English Testing Service) Merit (75%) with no component below pass (65%)  
Pearson Test of English-Academic 67 with minimum of 60 in each component  

Undergraduate: For entry to undergraduate courses, you would require a final score of between 7 and 8 in the Studentsprof/Matriculation examination.

Postgraduate: For entry to postgraduate courses, you would need a good bachelor degree from a recognised Icelandic university.

How to Apply

We welcome applications from all international students. For information and forms for undergraduate and postgraduate applications, please visit our ‘How to apply’ section for international students.

Contact us

If you would like further detailed information about UCLan activities in Iceland please contact:

Jackie Maudsley, Country Manager
Telephone: +44 (0) 1772 894196
Email: jmaudsley@uclan.ac.uk

Other Contacts

British Embassy
Laufásvegur 31
101 Reykjavík
Postal Address: PO Box 460
121 Reykjavík
Telephone: (354) 550 5100
Fax: (354) 550 5105

 

 

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How to apply

Information and forms for undergraduate and postgraduate international applications.

Information and forms for undergraduate and postgraduate international applications.

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International Tuition Fees

Full listing of our tuition fees for international students

Full listing of our tuition fees for international students

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Bursaries and Scholarships

Our international scholarships are available to students who can demonstrate academic and personal excellence.

Our international scholarships are available to students who can demonstrate academic and personal excellence.

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Foundation Programme

Our UCLan International Foundation Programme are for students that don’t meet the entry or academic requirements.

Our UCLan International Foundation Programme are for students that don’t meet the entry or academic requirements.

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VISA Advice

Information, help and guidance on obtaining your visa.

Information, help and guidance on obtaining your visa.

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Study Abroad

If you want to see the world, experience different cultures and enhance your career prospects, study abroad with UCLan.

If you want to see the world, experience different cultures and enhance your career prospects, study abroad with UCLan.