All of our courses are taught in English. To give you the best chance of successfully completing your course, you’ll need a minimum standard of English language, which may need to be demonstrated by an appropriate qualification*.
If you are not a national of one of the following majority English-speaking countries (as identified by the UKBA) you must provide evidence of your English language ability:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- The Bahamas
- New Zealand
- St Kitts and Nevis
- St Lucia
- St Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
More advanced courses will require a higher standard of English and you’ll find more information on the relevant page for your chosen course but as a general guide take a look at the table below.
|English language qualification||Level required|
|IELTS||Min Level 6.0* up to Level 7.0|
|TOEFL||Paper based 550 - 600; Computer based 213-250; Internet based 80-100|
|Pearson Test of Academic English||51|
|Cambridge Advanced Certificate||Pass|
|London Tests of English||Undergraduate: Level 4 Postgraduate: Level 5|
|International GCE O'level English Language||Grade C|
|International GCSE English or English in a Second Language||Grade C*|
*If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.