Macleay College

English language proficiency

Macleay College 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: from 79 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.5 overall Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic From 56 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
International Baccalaureate

Nov 2012 session & earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level

May 2013 session & later: English B at higher or standard level OR English A: literature or English A: language & literature at higher or standard level
Diploma must be awarded
GCSE/GCE 'O' Levels (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in English

Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

Pre-2015: from 58

2015 and onwards: from 176

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

Pre-2015: 52 or C pass

2015 and onwards: from 200

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
Australian TAFE and private provider studies Completed AQF Diploma on a case by case basis, contact Macleay College Admissions Office
STAT (Multiple Choice) 155 in the verbal component

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL Internet-based score: 60 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 overall Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic From 48 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
International Baccalaureate

Nov 2012 session & earlier: English A2 at higher or standard level

May 2013 session & later: English B at higher or standard level OR English A: literature or English A: language & literature at higher or standard level

Diploma must be awarded
GCSE/GCE 'O' Levels (from UK or Singapore)

C pass in English

Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

GCE 'A' Levels (from UK or Singapore) C pass in English
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

Pre-2015: from 52

2015 and onwards: from 176

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

Pre-2015: 52 or C pass

2015 and onwards: from 200

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
Australian TAFE and private provider studies Completed AQF Diploma
STAT (Multiple Choice) 155 in the verbal component

International Year 12s

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Internet-based score: 79

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.5 overall Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic From 56 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
International Baccalaureate

English B at higher level or standard level OR English A: literature or English A: language & literature at higher or standard level

Diploma must be awarded
GCSE/GCE 'O' Levels (from UK or Singapore)

B pass in English

Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

Pre-2015: from 58

2015 and onwards: from 176

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

Pre-2015: 52 or C pass

2015 and onwards: from 200

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
STAT (Multiple Choice) 155 in the verbal component

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Internet-based score: 60

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 overall Only Academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic From 48 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
International Baccalaureate

English B at higher or standard level

OR

English A: literature or English A: language & literature at higher or standard level

Diploma must be awarded
GCSE/GCE 'O' Levels (from UK or Singapore)

C pass in English

Acceptable CIE and Edexcel International IGCSE subjects: English – First Language, English Language, English – Second Language, English as a Second Language (ESL), English – Literature, English Literature

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

Pre-2015: from 52

2015 and onwards: from 176

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

Pre-2015: 52 or C pass

2015 and onwards: from 200

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
STAT (Multiple Choice)

155 in the verbal component

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Location

Macleay College
Level 2, 28 Foveaux Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

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