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English language requirements

Profile B2

These tests are valid for 2 years prior to the start of the programme

Test name Required score
IELTS, IELTS Online and IELTS Indicator (International English Language Testing System – academic version) 6.5 overall and no less than 6 in any section
TOEFL iBT and TOEFL iBT Home Edition and TOEFL iBT Paper Edition 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing,listening, reading and speaking. MyBest scores are not accepted
Pearson Test of English (Academic) PTE 67 with no less than 64 in all communicative skills
LanguageCert International ESOL SELT LanguageCert International ESOL SELT B2 Communicator with minimum 39 in speaking, writing, listening, reading
INTO Pre-sessional English 65 and no less than 60 in any sub-section
Study Group Academic English Minimum of 70% overall, no less than 60% in any subskill
Skills for English:SELT B2 Pass with Merit

These tests are valid for 7 years prior to the start of the programme

Test name Required score
A or AS level English Grade D
GCSE English Language/Cambridge GCE O level/Cambridge OverseasSchool Certificate Grade C/4
IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C
IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade B
Cambridge Pre-U Literature in English (Principal Subject) P2
Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BTGCSE) Grades 3-6 (credit); Grade C
Cambridge English: Advanced or Proficiency 176 overall, no less than 169 in any element
Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC)  Grade III (three)
European Baccalaureate L1 60%
European Baccalaureate L2 70%
European Baccalaureate L3 70%
French Baccalaureat Grade 12
Baccalauréat Français International (BFI) Grade 10
HKDSE English (Core) Level 4 overall
Indian Standard XII English at first attempt (ISC, CBSE,Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala Boards) 70%
Indian Standard XII English at first attempt (West Bengal Board).  60%
International Baccalaureate English as a First Language Standard Level Grade 4
International Baccalaureate English as a First Language Higher  Level Grade 4
Irish Leaving Certificate S5
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Grade C (4)
Malaysian SPM English (1119/O level paper only) (Before 2021)  Grade C
Malaysian SPM CEFR- aligned English language examination (After Year 2021)  B2 overall with B2 in all components 
Norwegian Vitnemal - videregaende opplaering Overall score of 4
NCUK's EAP (English for Academic Purposes) B overall, no less than C in any section
Ontario Secondary School Certificate 75%
Canada Year 12 Secondary School Certificate / High School Diploma(except Quebec) Grade C (75%)
Singapore-Cambridge O level English Grade C
Singapore Integrated Programme Secondary 4 English Language/Language Arts Grade C
South African National Senior Certificate/South AfricanMatriculation Certificate Grade 4
Trinity ISE III exams (SELT variant only) Merit in writing section and pass in all other sections
Uganda National Examinations Board Certificate of Education (UCE) Grades 3-6 (credit); Grade C
USA High School Graduation Diploma Grade C (75%)
Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education O level English Grade C
Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education Advanced level English(ZIMSEC) Grade D

These tests are valid without restriction

Test name Required score
West African Examinations Council (WAEC) SSCE in English at first sitting Grade C5
Nigeria National Examinations Council (NECO) SSCE in English at first sitting Grade C5