Profile 3-D (Direct entry)

The table below includes all approved English language tests and scores for Profile 3-D (Direct entry).

All tests listed below are in-person tests.

Test

Minimum component scores (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking)                         

Minimum overall score

Cambridge English Qualifications

176

185

IELTS (Academic)

6.5

7.0

LanguageCert International ESOL C1 (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking)

Pass

Pass

PSI Skills for English UKVI 4SC1

Pass

Pass

PTE Academic

58

65

TOEFL iBT

Listening: 20

Reading: 19

Writing: 24

Speaking: 20

94

Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) III

Pass

Pass

Pre-sessional/AEQC

11

14

If you are unsure what English language test profile applies to your course of study, see more on English language requirements.

Providing your English language evidence

When you are ready, you can submit your English language test through the applicant portal.

In some cases, undergraduate and postgraduate applicants may be able to present other English language evidence with their application.

For example, undergraduate applicants with:

  • UKVI approved nationality
  • an English-medium secondary/high school leaving qualification 
  • an International Foundation certificate from the University of St Andrews.

And also, postgraduate applicants with:

  • a UK degree taught in English 
  • a degree from a country where English has official status
  • a degree which was taught in English and obtained in another country.

For more details, see undergraduate language requirements and postgraduate language requirements.