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English language requirements

If you are not a national of a majority English speaking country* and haven't completed a degree in English, you will need to provide evidence of your English language ability to study with us.

The most commonly accepted evidence is an IELTS Academic test. For most programmes, the accepted scores are below, however there are some exceptions that require a higher score. Please check the course page for your specific requirements.


Most undergraduate (Bachelor) programmes

Most postgraduate (Masters) programmes


6.0 (with minimum 5.5 in all components)

6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all components)

We also accept a wide range of other English language tests. Read the full list of accepted qualifications.

Please note that many English language tests will have an expiry date.

For students who don't meet our English language requirements, we offer English preparation courses. Please contact us for further information.

If you have any questions please contact our regional office teams or admissions team.

Majority English-speaking countries are defined as follows: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom and USA.

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