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 Band A Direct Entry 

Three globes

Test 

Grade or score 

IELTS 

7.0 with no component under 7.0

Non UKVI/SELT IELTS 

7.0 with no component under 7.0

TOEFL iBT and TOEFL iBT Home edition 

102 (Writing and Speaking, 27;   Reading and Listening, 25) 

Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) 

Grade C 

Cambridge Scale (CAE or CPE) 

185 with a minimum of 185 per component 

Cambridge O level English Language (1119-Malaysia; 1120-Brunei; 1125 or 1126-Mauritius; 1128-Singapore and 1123 all other countries) 

Grade C or above 

Cambridge IGCSE First Language English 

Grade C or above 

Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language 

Grade  B or above 

GCSE English Language 

Grade C/grade 4 or above 

Password Online (offered through Durham University 

7.0 with no component under 7.0

Pearson Academic (PTE) 

68 (with no less than 68 in each Communicative Skill) 

Trinity ISE (revised) Language Tests taken in the UK on the same day 

Level III or above (with a  distinction in both modules)