English Language Requirement for International Students

Level 7, 8 and 9 Programmes

Level 7 & Level 8 (QQI Awarded Programmes)

For applicants whose first language is not English, the minimum English language requirement for entry to the programme is IELTS score 6.00 / Duolingo English Test 95 (or equivalent).
See table below for a list of acceptable equivalent exams.

MBA (UWTSD Awarded Programme)

For applicants whose first language is not English, the minimum English language requirement for entry to the programme is IELTS score 6.00
Click here for list of acceptable equivalent exams.

English Language Recognised Equivalence

Minimum standards required in English for Academic Programmes

Title of Award General or Academic English Minimum Level Required

Academic

IELTS

6

Academic

ETAPP

C1

Academic

TOEFL

PBT 550
CBT 213
IBT 60

Academic

British Council -UCLES/IDP

6

Academic

JMB University Entrance test in English (Overseas)

Pass

Academic

AEB

C

Academic

OEB -English as a Foreign Language (Higher Paper)

Pass

General

TIE

C1

General

Council of Europe

C1

General

Trinity College (UK)

10
ISE – Level III

General

TOEIC

750

General

London Tests of English (Edexcel) Pearson Language Assessment

Level 4

General

Cambridge ESOL
CAE
CPE

 

165
Grade C

General

Pitman UK

Level 5 (Advanced)

General

ARELS/Oxford UK

Higher – Good

Academic

Pearson Test of English

46 or above

Academic

Password Skills (for non-visa requiring students)

Band 6

 

DuoLingo Online English Test  - for 2020 Sept and 2021 Feb.

Score 95

Academic

Oxford Test of English

120