English Language Equivalency

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 29-34 35-42 43-50 51-58 59-64 65-72
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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