Proficiency in the English language is essential and, for courses at degree level or above, the University recognises the following English language qualifications:
Please note that a very small number of USW’s programmes require a higher IELTS score. Please see the individual course pages for details.
We run a number of courses to prepare you for your studies. Please visit our Centre for International English pages for more information.
IELTS Online offer three interactive online preparation courses in all four IELTS modules. Enrol on one of these courses
Please note that international students applying for a Tier 4 student visa who will be studying at a course below degree level (this includes presessional English programmes, International Foundation Programmes, HNDs and foundation degrees) must have a Home Office approved Secure English Language Test.
**An overall score of 72 is required (with a minimum of 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing