SAE Creative Media Institute

English language proficiency

SAE Creative Media Institute 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
Australian and other post-secondary studies Successful completion of one year of full-time study in a course at AQF 4 (Certificate IV) level or higher
Must be from one of the countries listed here: Qualifications that usually satisfy ELP
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 527

Internet-based score: 63
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 5.5 overall (min. 5.0 each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 46 overall Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

162

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
Australian or other post-secondary studies Successful completion of one year of full-time study in a course at AQF 5 (Diploma) Must be from one of the countries listed here: Qualifications that usually satisfy ELP
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 550

Internet-based score: 73
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 overall (min. 5.5 each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 54 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

169

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

International Year 12s

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
Australian and other post-secondary studies Successful completion of one year of full-time study in a course at AQF 4 (Certificate IV) level or higher
Must be from one of the countries listed here: Qualifications that usually satisfy ELP
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 527

Internet-based score: 63
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 5.5 overall (min. 5.0 each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 46 overall Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

162

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
Australian or other post-secondary studies Successful completion of one year of full-time study in a course at AQF 5 (Diploma) Must be from one of the countries listed here: Qualifications that usually satisfy ELP
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 550

Internet-based score: 73
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 overall (min. 5.5 each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 54 Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

169

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Postgraduate

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
Australian or other post-secondary studies

Successful completion of one year of full-time study in a course at AQF 5 (Diploma)

Must be from one of the countries listed here: Qualifications that usually satisfy ELP
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 550

Internet-based score: 73

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS

6.0 overall (min. 5.5 each subtest)

Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic

54

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE)

169

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Location

Sydney Campus
SAE Creative Media Institute
39 Regent Street, Chippendale NSW 2008

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Phone

1800 SAE EDU (1800 723 338) - freecall
(02) 8241 5200

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Important dates

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