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Undergraduate English Language Requirements

All students must meet English language entry requirements for all programmes of study at Queen Mary. The requirement for every Undergraduate degree programme is published below, according to the academic department within which your chosen course of study is administered.

We also accept a range of alternative qualifications to demonstrate your level of English Language proficiency.   Approved English language tests must have been taken within two years of the proposed course start date.

Tier 4 Visa Regulations

If you will require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must meet the minimum English Language requirements to meet the UKVI regulations.  The minimum IELTS requirement is 5.5 in all four skills (Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening).  However, many of our courses require higher grades.

Pre-sessional English Language Courses

If you fall slightly below our standard English language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-sessional English courses.  Please note that you will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to pre-sessional courses.  Currently, only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are accepted.   The Pre-sessional English course requirements are published below, according to the academic department within which your chosen course of study is administered.

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences are:

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
TOEFL: 92 overall including 21 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
PTE Academic: 62 overall including 57 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Distinction. 
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 176 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 176 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.  

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.  

Trinity ISE: ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.  

Trinity ISE: ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

IELTS: 5.5 overall including 5.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

 

School of Business and Management

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Business and Management are:

IELTS: 7.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL: 100 overall including 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, and 20 in Speaking.
PTE Academic: 68 overall including 51 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Pass in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 185 overall including 162 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 185 overall including 162 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with a minimum of Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Thirteen week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

School of Economics and Finance

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Economics and Finance are:

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

BSc Economics and Politics (LL12) and BSc Economics and Politics with a Year Abroad (LL2Y) require 7.0 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

TOEFL: 92 overall including 21 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.

LL12 and LL2Y require 100 overall including 21 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking. 

PTE Academic: 62 overall including 57 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

LL12 and LL2Y require 68 overall including 62 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

LL12 and LL2Y require Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing and Pass in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 176 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

LL12 and LL2Y require 185 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 176 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

LL12 and LL2Y require 185 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.  

LL12 and LL2Y require 6.5 overall including a minimum of 6.0 in Writing. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

LL12 and LL2Y require either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

The nine week Pre-Sessional course is recommended. 

Nine week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.  

LL12 and LL2Y require 6.0 overall including 6.0 in Writing. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

IELTS: 5.5 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

LL12 and LL2Y require 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

LL12 and LL2Y require Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science are:

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing, in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
TOEFL: 79 overall including 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, and 20 in Speaking.
PTE Academic: 57 overall including 51 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 169 overall including 162 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 169 overall including 162 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 5.5 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  5.5 overall including 5.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

Not offered for Undergraduate programmes within this School

School of Engineering and Material Sciences

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Engineering and Material Sciences are:

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing, in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
TOEFL: 79 overall including 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, and 20 in Speaking.
PTE Academic: 57 overall including 51 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 169 overall including 162 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 169 overall including 162 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.


Pre-Sessional English Courses
 

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 5.5 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  5.5 overall including 5.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

Not offered for Undergraduate programmes within this School

School of English and Drama

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of English and Drama are:

IELTS: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking. 
PTE Academic: 68 overall including 62 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.  
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with a minimum of Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  6.0 overall including 6.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Thirteen week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

School of Geography

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Geography (please note seperate requirements for Environmental Science programmes below) are:

For Geography programmes:

IELTS: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking. 
PTE Academic: 68 overall including 62 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.  
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with a minimum of Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  6.0 overall including 6.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Thirteen week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

 

For Environmental Science programmes:

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
TOEFL: 92 overall including 21 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
PTE Academic: 62 overall including 57 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Distinction. 
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 176 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.  

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted.

Five week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.  

Trinity ISE: ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.  

Trinity ISE: ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

IELTS: 5.5 overall including 5.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

School of History

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of History are:

IELTS: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking. 
PTE Academic: 68 overall including 62 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.  
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with a minimum of Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  6.0 overall including 6.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Thirteen week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film are:

IELTS: 7.0 overall including 7.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL: 100 overall including 27 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking. 
PTE Academic: 68 overall including 68 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 185 overall including 185 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 185 overall including 185 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with a minimum of Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  6.0 overall including 6.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Thirteen week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

School of Law

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Law are:

IELTS: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking. 
PTE Academic: 68 overall including 62 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.  
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with a minimum of Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  6.0 overall including 6.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Thirteen week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

School of Mathematical Sciences

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Mathematical Sciences are:

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

BSc Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Economics (GL11), Bsc Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Economics with a Professional Placement (GL12) and BSc Mathematics, Statistics and Financial Economics with a Year Abroad (GL1Y) require 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

TOEFL: 79 overall including 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, and 20 in Speaking.

GL11, GL12, GL1Y require 92 overall including 21 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.

PTE Academic: 57 overall including 51 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

GL11, GL12, GL1Y require 62 overall including 57 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

GL11, GL12, GL1Y require either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 169 overall including 162 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

GL11, GL12, GL1Y require 176 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 169 overall including 162 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

GL11, GL12, GL1Y require 176 overall including 169 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 5.5 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  5.5 overall including 5.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

Not offered for Undergraduate programmes within this School

School of Medicine and Dentistry

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Medicine and Dentistry are:

IELTS: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking. 
PTE Academic: 68 overall including 62 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.  
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 7.0 overall, and any skill is 0.5 below the requirement for direct entry.

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing, and Merit, Merit, Pass in the other component scores.

Nine week

IELTS:  7.0 overall, and any skill is 1.0 below the requirement for direct entry.

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing, and Merit, Pass, Pass in the other component scores.

Thirteen week

IELTS: 7.0 overall, and any skill is 1.5 below the requirement for direct entry.

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Pass in Writing, and Merit, Merit, Pass in the other component scores.

School of Physics and Astronomy

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Physics and Astronomy are:

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
TOEFL: 79 overall including 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, and 20 in Speaking.
PTE Academic: 57 overall including 51 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 169 overall including 162 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 169 overall including 162 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 5.5 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  5.5 overall including 5.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

Not offered for Undergraduate programmes within this School

 

School of Politics and International Relations

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to undergraduate degree programmes within the School of Politics and International Relations are:

IELTS: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking. 
PTE Academic: 68 overall including 62 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.  
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 185 including 176 in Writing, and 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

 

Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you fall below our standard English Language requirements, you may consider one of our Pre-Sessional English courses. You will require a UK government approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) for entry to Pre-Sessional courses. Only IELTS for UKVI and Trinity ISE are currently accepted. 

Five week

IELTS: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: either Trinity ISE II with Distinction in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking, or Trinity ISE III with a minimum of Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Nine week

IELTS:  6.0 overall including 6.0 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Thirteen week

IELTS: 6.0 overall including 5.5 in Writing and no less than 4.0 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.