Oxford English Language Level Test (ELLT)

Test your English language skills

If English isn't your first language you will need an English language qualification to study at Derby

If you require an IELTS equivalent, you can take the Oxford English Language Level Test (ELLT). This is mapped against the IELTS criteria.

We are pleased to share that students who register using this link can use the promo code Derby75 to receive a discounted price of £75, instead of £100.

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Oxford English Language Level Test equivalents

ELLT score 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
CEFR equivalent A2 A2+ B1 B1 B1+ B2 B2 B2+ C1
IELTS equivalent 3 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0

How to take your test

You can find information on registering, paying and completing your ELLT here:

Oxford English Language Level Test Guide

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Contact us

Our international recruitment team can support with any questions you or your students may have about the Oxford English Language Level Test or email us at askadmissions@derby.ac.uk.