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Qualifications Recognised by UCL for the Purpose of Satisfying the Graduate English Language Proficiency Requirement

contact: Bella Malins, Director of Access and Admissions, Student and Registry Services

Information

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Standard level: Overall grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. Good level: Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. Advanced level: Overall grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Test of Written English (TWE)
Internet based version
Standard level: Score of 92, plus 24/30 in the reading and writing subtests and 23/30 in the listening and speaking subtests.
Good level: Score of 100, plus 24/30 in the reading and writing subtests and 23/30 in the listening and speaking subtests.
Advanced level: Score of 109, plus 24/30 in the reading and writing subtests and 23/30 in the listening and speaking subtests.

Pearson Test of English
UCL Standard level: 62 overall, with a minimum of 59 in each communicative skills component
UCL Good level: 69 overall, with a minimum of 59 in each communicative skills component
UCL Advanced level: 75 overall, with a minimum of 62 in each communicative skills component

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
Standard level: Pass at grade C.
Good level: Pass at grade B.
Advanced level: Pass at grade B.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English
Standard level: Pass at grade B.
Good level: Pass at grade A.
Advanced level: Not acceptable.

Pitman Examination in International ESOL
Standard level: Pass at Mastery level when achieved with a pass at Mastery level in the Pitman International Spoken (ISESOL) test.
Good level: Pass at Mastery level when achieved with a pass at Mastery level in the Pitman International Spoken (ISESOL) test.
Advanced level: Not acceptable.

UCL Centre for Languages and International Education: Pre-Sessional English Language Courses and Graduate Preparatory Course Standard level: Mark of 65%, with a mark of 60% in each of the subtests. Good level: Mark of 70%, with a mark of 60% in each of the subtests. Advanced level: Mark of 75%, with a mark of 70% in each of the subtests.

UCL Centre for Languages and International Education - Diploma in English for Academic Purposes with Academic Research Skills
Standard level: Overall mark of 65% with at least 60% in each of the four elements of the examination.
Good level: Overall mark of 70% with at least 60% in each of the four elements of the examination.
Advanced level: Overall mark of 75% with at least 70% in each of the four elements of the examination. SOURCES OF FURTHER INFORMATION

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic

IELTS Subject Manager University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations 1 Hills Road Cambridge, CB1 2EU Tel: +44 (0)1223 553355 Fax: +44 (0)1223 460278 Website: www.cambridgeesol.org The British Council Bridgewater House 58 Whitworth Street Manchester M1 6BB Tel: +44 (0)161 957 7755 Fax: +44 (0)161 957 7762 E-mail: general.enquiries@britishcouncil.org Website: www.britishcouncil.org

Information on how to take IELTS including a list of test centres across the world are available on the website: www.ielts.org

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Test of Written English (TWE) TOEFL Services PO Box 6151 Princeton, NJ 08541 USA Tel: +1 609 771 7100 - (Between 8.00am and 8.00pm Eastern/New York time). Tel: +1 877 863 3546 - (Between 8.00am and 8.00pm Eastern/New York time). Fax: +1 609 771 8972 Website: www.toefl.org

Students must obtain a TOEFL Information and Registration Bulletin relevant for the area in which they reside. Bulletins can be requested from the above address, consulted in educational institutions or viewed on the web. UCL's institution code is 9163.

Pearson Test of English
Register on-line at: http://pearsonpte.com/PTEACADEMIC/Pages/home.aspx Email: pltsupport@pearson.com Telephone: +44 845 543 0243

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations 1 Hills Road Cambridge, CB1 2EU Tel: +44 (0)1223 553355 Fax: +44 (0)1223 460278 Web Page: www.cambridgeesol.org

Pitman Examination in International ESOL

Students based in UK:

City and Guilds Pitman Qualifications 1 Giltspur Street London EC1A 9DD Tel: 0844 543 0033 E-mail: learnersupport@cityandguilds.com Website: www.pitmanqualifications.com

Students based outside UK:

International Customer Service Administrator Pitman Qualifications 1 Giltspur Street London , EC1A 9DD Tel: +44 (0)20 7294 2885 Fax: +44 (0)20 7294 2413 E-mail: intcg@cityandguilds.com Website: www.pitmanqualifications.com

UCL Centre for Languages and International Education, Pre-sessional English Language Courses and Diploma in English for Academic Purposes with Academic Research Skills UCL Language Centre 26 Bedford Way London WC1H 0AP Tel: +44(0)20 7679 5454 Fax: +44(0)20 7679 8667 E-mail:  Web Page: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/clie/


August 2013