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English language requirements 

In addition to academic qualifications, if your first language is not English or your entry qualification was not obtained in the English medium (from an approved institution) you are required to provide evidence of your proficiency in English. 

The minimum requirements for our masters courses are listed below: 

  • IELTS 6.5 with the writing band no less than 6.0 
  • PTE Academic 62 (minimum 55) 

The minimum English language requirement for MA Applied Linguistics, MA Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching, MA Interpreting and Translation Mandarin and English, and MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL):

  • IELTS 6.5 no less than 6.0 in any element
  • PTE Academic 62 (minimum 55) 

The minimum English language requirements for MSc Engineering Surveying and Geodesy, MSc Geospatial Engineering with Building Information Modelling(BIM), and MSc Electronic Communications and Computer Engineering are: 

  • IELTS 6.0 with  no less than 5.0 in any element or 
  • PTE Academic 55 (minimum 51) 

Alternative test scores may also be considered.  

Please note that meeting minimum admissions requirements does not guarantee admission.  

Our English for Academic Purposes Pre-sessional programme is available to some postgraduate students (masters) who do not have the required level of English language ability for direct entry. Please note this session may not be available to all international students due to visa restrictions. 

For more information, please click 2018 Pre-sessional programme

For further details please contact the Global Engagement Office.