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International

All of our students need to demonstrate that they have a good command of the English language.

Only IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson Education Ltd. and Trinity College London English language tests will be approved by the Home Office as secure English language tests (SELTS) for immigration purposes.

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, we will be accepting the following qualification for September 2021 entry only:

  • Duolingo
    Duolingo Online, minimum grade required: 85 overall


2021/2022 entry:

  • Trinity College London
    Integrated Skills in English II (Level B2), minimum grade required: Reading: Pass, Listening: Pass
    Certificate valid for two years
  • IELTS SELT Consortium
    IELTS (Level B2), minimum grade required: IELTS overall score of 5.5 with a minimum score Listening: 5.5, Speaking: 5.5, Reading: 5.5, Writing: 5.5
    Certificate valid for two years
  • LanguageCert
    LanguageCert International ESOL SELT B2 (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) minimum grade required: Overall Pass with a minimum score Listening: 33/50, Reading: 33/50, Writing: 33/50, Speaking: 33/50
    Certificate valid for two years
  • Pearson Education Ltd
    PTE Academic (Level B2), minimum grade required: Listening: 42, Reading: 42, Writing: 42, Speaking: 42
    Certificate valid for two years

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, we will be accepting the following qualification for September 2021 entry only:

  • Duolingo
    Duolingo Online, minimum grade required 95 overall


2021/2022 entry:

  • Trinity College London
    Integrated Skills in English II (Level B2), minimum grade required: Reading: Pass, Listening: Pass
    Certificate valid for two years
  • IELTS SELT Consortium
    IELTS (Level B2), minimum grade required: IELTS overall score of 6.0 with a minimum score Listening: 5.5, Speaking: 5.5, Reading: 5.5, Writing: 5.5
    Certificate valid for two years
  • LanguageCert
    LanguageCert International ESOL SELT B2 (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) minimum grade required: Overall High Pass with a minimum score Listening: 33/50, Reading: 33/50, Writing: 33/50, Speaking: 33/50
    Certificate valid for two years
  • Pearson
    PTE Academic (Level B2), minimum grade required: Listening: 50, Reading: 50, Writing: 50, Speaking: 50
    Certificate valid for two years

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, we will be accepting the following qualification for September 2021 entry only:

  • Duolingo
    Duolingo Online, minimum grade required 105 overall


2021/2022:

  • Trinity College London
    Integrated Skills in English II (Level B2), minimum grade required: Reading: Merit, Listening: Merit
    Certificate valid for two years
  • IELTS SELT Consortium
    IELTS (Level B2), minimum grade required: IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum of score Listening: 6.0, Speaking: 6.0, Reading: 6.0, Writing: 6.0
    Certificate valid for two years
  • LanguageCert
    LanguageCert International ESOL SELT B2 (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) minimum grade required: Overall High Pass with a minimum score Listening: 33/50, Reading: 33/50, Writing: 33/50, Speaking: 33/50
    Certificate valid for two years
  • Pearson
    PTE Academic (Level B2), minimum grade required: Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Writing: 59, Speaking: 59
    Certificate valid for two years

You do not need to complete an additional English Language Test and you will be able to use your original degree certificate to prove you meet the English Language Requirement if you’ve recently completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in:

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • the Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • New Zealand
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • UK
  • USA

You also don’t need to complete an additional English Language Test if:

  • you’re a national of Canada or any of the countries in the list above
  • you’ve successfully completed a course of 6 months or more as a Tier 4 (Child) student in the last 2 years

As an international student, you will need a Tier 4 (General) student visa, which you can apply for online. For more information, visit the UK Council for International Student Affairs website: ukcisa.org.uk, or you can email us at international@pca.ac.uk