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University Language Centre

Entry requirements

We require students to demonstrate a minimum level of English proficiency to study on our full-time English language courses. Students must have a minimum IELTS 3.0 in all skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing (or equivalent at A2 on the CEFR). We also accept students with TOEFL iBT scores of 31 overall (minimum 11 in each skill), and 29 in Pearson Test of English.

This course is not suitable for advanced students (C1/C2 on the CEFR or IELTS 7.0 overall or in any component)

Information for students studying on a Tier 4 (General) student visa

Students who are coming to study at the University Language Centre on a Tier 4 (General) student visa must have a UKVI-IELTS test score of 4.0 with minimum 4.0 in each sub-skill (reading, listening, writing and speaking). The test must be taken at a UKVI approved IELTS centre globally.