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
  • 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

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.