Coronavirus (Covid - 19) update (19th February):

The facilities at the University of Manchester including the IELTS centre remain shut until further notice. If you are on our waiting list, please be assured that we will contact you as soon as we have a list of test dates available. 

If you have an enquiry, please email us:

Thank you for your understanding and stay well.


Welcome to the University of Manchester IELTS Test Centre

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses the English language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. IELTS is jointly owned by British Council; IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.

IELTS scores are accepted by over 10 000 recognising organisations and delivered in 1100+ locations worldwide; In the last year, 3,000,000 people took the IELTS test.

If you are a test taker, you can find out more about the test on the British Council website, while teachers and researchers can find more information on the IELTS website.

The British Council is a proud co-owner of IELTS.