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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.

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

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/


November 2014