English language equivalency

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Please refer to the table below to find out what other English tests or qualifications are recognised to enter the program you are applying for.

Test Qualifications

IELTS
4.5

IELTS
5.0

IELTS
5.5

IELTS
6.0

IELTS
6.5

IELTS
7.0

Completion of The Gordon English Language placement test and scoring the relevant IELTS equivalent

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

TOEFL iBT

32-34

35-45

46-59

60-78

79-93

94-101

PTE Academic

23

29

36

46

56

66

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

36-40

41-46

47-51

52-57

58-66

67-73

OET

E

D

C

C

C+

B

Upper Intermediate ELICOS Certificate from The Gordon

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Advanced ELICOS Certificate from The Gordon

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Upper Advanced ELICOS Certificate from The Gordon

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Australian Year 12 Certificate or qualification at Certificate IV or higher level completed in the last two years

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

At least one year of University studies in Australia in the last two years

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Evidence of at least 5 years of studies in an English speaking country (Australia, New Zealand, UK, Canada, USA, South Africa or Ireland)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No


Note: Your English test must be taken no more than two years before the course starts.


 

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