How to apply

Guidelines for your application and a list of the documents you will need are given in the Application Guidelines Document.

English Language Requirements

All applicants must provide evidence of their English language ability. The accepted forms of evidence are shown here. Please check this information carefully and make sure that you have the appropriate documents/evidence as your application will otherwise not be considered.

Nationality of one of the exempt countries as defined by UK Visas and Immigration. Please read this carefully as many countries where all teaching is in English are NOT included in the list. Students who have degrees from these countries will have to provide evidence of English competency. Please note that a statement from your university that you were taught in English is not acceptable evidence. 

OR

An undergraduate or master’s degree, that was taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country as defined by UK Visas and Immigration

OR

An undergraduate or master’s degree from a university on the list of approved universities in non-majority English speaking countries.

OR

A certificate of English competency from one of the following agencies, at the standard indicated:

  • IELTS Academic: total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module)
  • TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (at least 20 in each module)
  • PTE(A): total 61 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections; the "Enabling Skills" sections are not considered)
  • CAE and CPE: total 176 (at least 169 in each module)
  • Trinity ISE: ISE II with distinctions in all four components

Degrees taught and assessed in English must be no more than two and a half years old at the beginning of your degree programme or must be no more than three and a half years old from the date of the programme you are applying to study for CAE and CPE tests. You will find information about approved testing centres for English language tests by following this link.

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