International students

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.

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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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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
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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 42 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 42 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional Courses.  

Pre-Sessional English course

Duolingo English Test

Five week

105

Nine week

100

Thirteen week

95

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 62 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 42 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

110

Nine week

105

Thirteen week

100

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

 

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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LL12 and LL2Y require 62 overall including a minimum of 57 in Writing

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

LL12 and LL2Y require B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LL12 and LL2Y require 57 overall including a minimum of 57 in Writing

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

LL12 and LL2Y require B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LL12 and LL2Y require 57 overall including a minimum of 51 in Writing

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

LL12 and LL2Y require B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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. 

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English Course

Duolingo English Test

Five week

105

LL12 and LL2Y require 115

Nine week

105

LL12 and LL2Y require 110

Thirteen week

100

LL12 and LL2Y require 105

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 42 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

Not offered for Undergraduate programmes within this School

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

100

Nine week

95

Thirteen week

Not offered

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 42 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

Not offered for Undergraduate programmes within this School

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

100

Nine week

95

Thirteen week

Not offered

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 62 overall including 62 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 57 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

120

Nine week

110

Thirteen week

105

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 62 overall including 57 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 57 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.


For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

115

Nine week

110

Thirteen week

105


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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 42 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 42 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

105

Nine week

100

Thirteen week

95

School of History

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

IELTS Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 62 overall including 57 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 57 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33  in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

115

Nine week

110

Thirteen week

105

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 62 overall including 62 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 57 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking 

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

120

Nine week

110

Thirteen week

105

School of Law

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

IELTS Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 62 overall including 62 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 57 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

120

Nine week

110

Thirteen week

105

School of Mathematical Sciences

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

IELTS Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 42 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

Not offered for Undergraduate programmes within this School

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

100

Nine week

95

Thirteen week

Not offered

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

 

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 68 overall, and any skill is up to 6 points below the requirement for direct entry

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: Please contact the Admissions Office

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 68 overall, and any skill is between 7 and 12 points below the requirement for direct entry

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: Please contact the Admissions Office

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 68 overall, and any skill is between 13 and 18 points below the requirement for direct entry

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: Please contact the Admissions Office

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE III with Pass in Writing, and Merit, Merit, Pass in the other component scores.

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

120

Nine week

115

Thirteen week

110

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

PTE Academic (UKVI): 51 overall including 42 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 

Thirteen week

Not offered for Undergraduate programmes within this School


For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

100

Nine week

95

Thirteen week

Not offered

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 Academic: 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 College London, Integrated Skills in English (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.

Please see IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity ISE requirements below.

Five week

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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 62 overall including 57 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 57 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass with no less than 33 in Writing

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (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

PTE Academic (UKVI): 57 overall including 51 in Writing and no less than 30 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: B2 Communicator High Pass

Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE): Trinity ISE II with Merit in Writing and Merit in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

For 2020 entry only, we will accept the Duolingo English Test for entry onto our Pre-Sessional English courses.

Pre-Sessional English courses

Duolingo English Test

Five week

115

Nine week

110

Thirteen week

105

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 our Thirteen week pre-sessional courses.  Currently, only IELTS for UKVI, PTE Academic (UKVI), LanguageCert International ESOL SELT and Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE) are accepted. The Pre-sessional English course requirements are published according to the academic department within which your chosen course of study is administered.