My offer asks for an overall score of 6.0 in IELTS

The equivalent minimum score requirements in our accepted English Language tests for an offer condition of 6.0 overall in IELTS are shown below:

Cambridge English: Business English Higher (BEC Higher)/C1 Business Higher

Grade B overall with a score of borderline in all sections or a score of 160 overall with no element less than 162.

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry for the Online International Foundation programme

Note: Name change to C1 Business Higher from 2018 onwards.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)/C1 Advanced

Grade B or a score of 169 overall with no element less than 160

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry for the Online International Foundation programme

Note: Name change to C1 Advanced from 2018 onwards.

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)/C2 Proficiency

Grade C or a score of 169 overall with no element less than 160

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry for the Online International Foundation programme

Note: Name change to C2 Proficiency from 2018 onwards.

GCE English O Level

Grade C

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry for the Online International Foundation programme

GCSE English

Grade C

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry if awarded by an Ofqual regulated awarding body and you have spent time studying at a UK school under the age of 18 or if you have applied for the Online International Foundation programme

IELTS (Academic) for UKVI SELT

Overall score of 6.0 with no element score less than 5.0

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

IELTS (Academic) Non-UKVI

Overall score of 6.0 with no element score less than 5.0

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry for the Online International Foundation programme

IELTS Indicator - Tests taken from 01 July 2020

Overall score of 6.0 with no element score less than 5.0

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry for the Online International Foundation programme

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT

B2 Certificate with a Pass overall and no element less than 33

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

Pearson PTE (Academic)

Overall score of 64 with no area less than 53 

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry for the Online International Foundation programme

Pearson PTE (Academic) UKVI

Overall score of 64 with no area less than 53 

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

TOEFL internet-Based Test

Overall score of 72 with no less than 6 in Listening, 17 in Reading and Writing and 15 in Speaking

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry for the Online International Foundation programme

TOEFL at Home internet-Based test

Overall score of 72 with no less than 6 in Listening, 17 in Reading and Writing and 15 in Speaking

Please note this test is only acceptable for entry for the Online International Foundation programme

Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II

Pass overall with Merit in each element

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

Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II, IV

Pass overall with pass in each element

Please note this test must have been taken at 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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International Foundation Programme

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Undergraduate Programmes (full- and part-time)

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Postgraduate

(taught and research) Programmes

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PGCE Programmes

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Pre-sessional English Language Programmes

psadmissions@reading.ac.uk

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