The English language levels generally required for our undergraduate courses are outlined in the tables below. However, if you do not yet meet these levels then we can help. When you apply please let us know your current level of English (through your most recent IELTS or equivalent score) and we will advise you on the best route to starting a degree with us.
For postgraduate language requirements, please refer to individual programme pages.
Arts and Humanities courses
|University of Reading pre-sessional course report, including TEEP||7.0*|
|Test of English for Educational purposes||TEEP||7.0|
|International English Language Test Score||IELTS||7.0|
|Test of English as a Foreign Language (internet-based version)||TOEFL (iBT)||100|
|Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English||Cambridge CPE||A/B|
|Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English||Cambridge CAE||A|
* Some courses may accept a score of 6.5 if you follow this pre-sessional course. Please contact the Admissions Office for details.
Henley Business School, Social Sciences, Science and Life Sciences, and School of Law courses
|University of Reading pre-sessional course report, including TEEP||6.5*|
|Test of English for Educational purposes||TEEP||6.5|
|International English Language Test Score||IELTS||6.5|
|Test of English as a Foreign Language (internet-based version)||TOEFL (iBT)||88|
|Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English||Cambridge CPE||A/B/C|
|Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English||Cambridge CAE||A
* Some courses may accept a score of 6.0 if you follow this pre-sessional course. Please contact the Admissions Office for details.
For Speech and Language Therapy and BA International Business and Management, an IELTS (or equivalent) score of 7.5 is required.
Pre-sessional English programme information and entry requirements
Our pre-sessional English programme is run in our International Study and Language Institute and provides ideal preparation for academic study. The table below provides a guide as to the length of study which may be required to achieve the score required to undertake one of our degree courses.
Find out more about applying to our pre-sessional English programme.
|Your TEEP/IELTS level now||Your target TEEPS/IELTS for degree course||Suggested length of study|