English Language Education

Entry Requirements for Summer Courses

Find out if you meet the entry requirements before applying.

Before you apply for our pre-sessional courses, please check the below tables to ensure you have the minimum level of English required.

 

10 Week Programme:

Entry requirement for degree programme Entry requirement for Summer Pre-sessional EAP course: 10 Weeks
IELTS 6.5 with no module below 6.0 IELTS 6.0 with no module below 5.5
IELTS 7.0 with no module below 6.0 IELTS 6.5 with no module below 5.5
IELTS 7.0 with no module below 6.5 IELTS 6.5 with no module below 6.0
IELTS 7.0 with Writing at 6.5 and all other modules not below 6.0 IELTS 6.5 with Writing at 6.0 and all other modules not below 5.5
IELTS 7.0 with Reading and Listening 6.5 and Writing and Speaking 6.0 IELTS 6.5 with Reading and Listening at 6.0 and Writing and Speaking 5.5

7 Week Programme:

Entry requirement for degree programme Entry requirement for Summer Pre-sessional EAP course: 7 Weeks
IELTS 6.5 with no module below 6.0 IELTS 6.5 with no module below 5.5
IELTS 7.0 with no module below 6.0 IELTS 7.0 with no module below 5.5
IELTS 7.0 with no module below 6.5 IELTS 7.0 with no module below 6.0
IELTS 7.0 with Writing at 6.5 and all other modules not below 6.0 IELTS 7.0 with Writing at 6.0 and all other modules not below 5.5
IELTS 7.0 with Reading and Listening 6.5 and Writing and Speaking 6.0 IELTS 7.0 with Reading and Listening at 6.0 and Writing and Speaking 5.5

We can accept the following qualifications: 

  • UKVI IELTS
  • Non-UKVI IELTS
  • TOEFL iBT
  • Cambridge Certificates (CAE and CPE)
  • TOEFL Home Edition
  • TOEIC (Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing)
  • PTE Academic
  • LanguageCert
  • Duolingo English Test (DET)*

*We can accept DET when no recognised test from the list above is available to the applicant. This is currently likely to only apply to applicants from mainland China and Iran. In cases where you have a DET score and do not meet the entry requirements of your programme, the following table indicates the minimum score needed for Summer EAP entry:

UoE Programme IELTS Requirements Summer EAP Minimum Duolingo Requirements
6.5 105
7.0 115
7.5 or more 120

Please note:

  • applicants for Summer EAP who have a DET score will be eligible for the 10 week course only.
  • we cannot accept results from more than one certificate.