International College of Management, Sydney

English language proficiency

International College of Management, Sydney recognises a number of English language tests as proof of English language proficiency. These are set out in the following tables, together with the minimum results required.

Make sure you also read about qualifications that usually satisfy ELP.

Undergraduate

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Internet-based score: 69 overall (min. 19 in writing, 17 in speaking)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 (min. 5.5 in writing and 5.5 in speaking) Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 42 in writing and 42 in speaking) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEIC 785
CEFR B2
Senior secondary or post-secondary qualification

Completed final senior secondary studies or tertiary level qualification of at least one year’s duration in English in one of the following countries: American Samoa, Australia, Barbados, Botswana, Canada, East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda), Eire, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Hong Kong, Ireland, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland), United States of America, West Indies, Western Samoa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Language of instruction is English
Tertiary qualification

A tertiary (University or VET) qualification of at least one year’s duration, completed in Australia in the last 5 years

A tertiary qualification of at least one year’s duration from an approved institution where the language of instruction is English, completed in the last 5 years

Completed at a recognised institution where the language of instruction is English
International Baccalaureate

Nov 2012 session and earlier: Grade 5 in English B at standard level; or Grade 4 in English B at higher level; or Grade 4 in English A2 at higher or standard level (prior to May 1999, ‘standard level’ was referred to as ‘subsidiary level’)

May 2013 session and onwards: Grade 5 in English B at standard level; or Grade 4 in English B at higher level; or Grade 4 in English A: literature or language and literature at higher or standard level

Diploma must be awarded
GCE 'A' Levels (from UK or Singapore) D pass in English taken at full Advanced (A2) level
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) 169 (min. 162 in writing and 162 in speaking) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency (formerly CPE) 180 (min. 180 in writing and 180 in speaking)Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
Malaysian STPM C pass in 920 English B pass in 914 English
Danish Studentereksamen/Higher Preparatory Exam/Higher Technical Exam/Higher Commercial Exam (2007 onwards)

Grade 9 in B level English (only)

OR

Grade 7 in B level AND A level English

Finnish Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/ Studentexamenbetyg (1997 onwards) Completion of High School with Grade of 8 in English or English A
German Abitur

7 points in English

DAAD English language test

B2

German Fachhochschulereife

Grade 3 in English

Netherlands VWO 7 in English
Netherlands HAVO 8 in English
Norwegian Upper Secondary School (Vitnemal den Vidergaende Skole) 3 in English A in final year of high school
Swedish Avgangsbetyg fran Gymnasieskolan (before 1997) 3 in English
Swedish Upper Secondary School (Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskolan)

1997 to 2013: G in English A

2014 and onwards: C in English 5

EAP program

Contact the ICMS Admissions Office if you have successfully completed an EAP program

International Year 12s

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 69 overall (min. 19 in writing, 17 in speaking)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 (min. 5.5 in writing, 5.5 in speaking) Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 42 in writing, 42 in speaking) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
International Baccalaureate

Grade 5 in English B at standard level

OR

Grade 4 in English B at higher level

OR

Grade 4 in English A: literature or language and literature at higher or standard level

Diploma must be awarded
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) 169 (Level B2) (min. 162 in writing, 162 in speaking)Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency (formerly CPE) 180 (min. 180 in writing, 180 in speaking)Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEIC 785
CEFR B2
EAP program Contact the ICMS Admissions Office if you have successfully completed an EAP program

Postgraduate

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 69 overall (min. 19 in writing, 17 in speaking)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 (min. 5.5 in writing and speaking) Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
CEFR B2
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

Pre 2015: not accepted

2015 onwards: 169 overall (min. 162 in writing and speaking)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency (formerly CPE)

Pre 2015: not accepted

2015 onwards: 180 overall (min. 180 in writing and speaking)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
Tertiary qualification Comparable tertiary qualification at degree level completed in the last 5 years Completed at a recognised institution where the language of instruction is English
EAP program

Successful completion of the ICMS Academic English Program offered by Aspire Institute with the required score

Contact the ICMS Admissions Office for consultation if you have successfully completed an EAP program

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 79 overall (min. 21 in writing, 18 in speaking)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.5 (min. 6.0 in writing, 6.0 in speaking) Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
CEFR C1
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

Pre 2015: not accepted

2015 onwards: 176 overall (min. 169 in writing and speaking)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency (formerly CPE)

Pre 2015: not accepted

2015 onwards: 180 overall (min. 180 in writing and speaking)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
Tertiary qualification Comparable tertiary qualification at degree level completed in the last 5 years Completed at a recognised institution where the language of instruction is English
EAP program

Successful completion of the ICMS Academic English Program offered by Aspire Institute with the required score

Contact the ICMS Admissions Office for consultation if you have successfully completed an EAP program

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