My offer asks for an overall score of 4.5 in IELTS

The equivalent minimum score requirements in our accepted English Language tests for an offer condition of 4.5 overall in IELTS are shown below:

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)/C1 Advanced.

Grade C or 180

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry if you are an EU applicant

Note: Name change to C1 Advanced from 2018 onwards.

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)/C2 Proficiency

Grade C or 200

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry if you are an EU applicant

Note: Name change to C2 Proficiency from 2018 onwards.

GCE English O Level

Grade C

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry if you are an EU applicant

GCSE English

Grade C

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry if you are an EU applicant

IELTS (Academic) for UKVI SELT

Overall score of 4.5 with no element score less than 4.0

Please note this test must have been taken at a UKVI approved test centre

IELTS (Academic) Non-UKVI

Overall score of 4.5 with no element score less than 4.0

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry if you are an EU applicant

IELTS Indicator - Tests taken from 01 July 2020

Overall score of 4.5 with no element score less than 4.0

Temporarily for 2020 entry. Please note this test is only acceptable for entry if you are an EU applicant

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT

B1 Certificate with a Pass overall and no element score less than 33

Please note for non-EU applicants this test must be taken in a UKVI approved centre

Pearson PTE (Academic)

Overall score of 48 with no area less than 43

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry if you are an EU applicant

Pearson PTE (Academic) UKVI

Overall score of 48 with no area less than 43

Please note for non-EU applicants this test must be taken in a UKVI approved centre

Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) I

Pass overall with Merit in each element

Please note for non-EU applicants this test must be taken in a UKVI approved centre

Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II, III, IV

Pass overall with Pass in each element

Please note for non-EU applicants this test must be taken in a UKVI approved centre

If you cannot see the score for the English language qualification that you are taking please contact the Admissions Team.

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