Profile 9-S (SELT)

The table below includes all approved English language tests and scores for Profile 9-S (SELT).

All tests listed below are in-person tests.

Test Minimum component scores (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) Minimum overall score

IELTS for UKVI (Academic)



LanguageCert International ESOL SELT B2 (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking)

66% (or 66% at C1 level)

76% (or 66% at C1 level)

PSI Skills for English UKVI 4SC1



PTE Academic UKVI



Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) SELT II

Pass (or Pass at level III SELT)

Distinction (or Pass at level III SELT)

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.