International students

Postgraduate requirements

All students of every nationality are required to prove their English language competence.

Even native-speakers of English must demonstrate that they meet our minimum language requirements to gain entry to the University.

Secure English Language Tests

We accept all of the English language qualifications listed below for entry to the University, including IELTS qualifications from any IELTS test centre.

Applicants who require an IELTS test as part of an application for degree-level studies may take this test at any IELTS centre.

UKVI approved test centres

Only applicants who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK and are interested in the following programmes need to ensure that they have an IELTS test from a UKVI approved test centre:

English language qualifications we accept

International English Language Testing System
Internet based Test of English as a Foreign Language Test
Pearson Test of English (Academic)
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

Trinity ISE

Trinity Integrated Skills in English

Search English language requirements

Specific English language requirements for each programme are listed in our degree finder.

Use our degree finder to search for your programme and check requirements.

Postgraduate degree finder

Conditions and exemptions

Your English language certificate must be no more than two years old at the beginning of your degree programme.

We also accept recent previous degree-level study that has been taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country for entry (as defined by UK Visas & Immigration.)

Sending your certificates

Original certificates are required, unless your qualification is in IELTS.

University policy

English language support