Torrens University Australia

English language proficiency

Torrens University Australia 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

You must also satisfy the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council’s English language proficiency requirements.

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS IELTS Indicator online test: not accepted

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition test: not accepted

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 94 overall (min. 24 in reading and listening, 27 in writing, 23 in speaking)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 65 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 6.0 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL Paper-based score: 550

Internet-based score: 60 overall (min. 18 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 42 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) 169 overall (min. 162 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
B2 First (formerly Cambridge English: First) 169 overall (min. 162 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
EAP Successful completion
OET Grade of C in each subtest Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 5.5 overall (min. 5.0 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL Paper-based score: 525

Internet-based score: 46 overall (min. 14 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 43 overall (min. 35 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) 162 overall Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
B2 First (formerly Cambridge English: First) 162 overall Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
EAP Successful completion
OET Grade of D in each subtest Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 5.5 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 43 overall (min. 43 in listening, reading, writing and speaking) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 6.5 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest)
Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 575

Internet-based score: 79 (min. 21 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 58 overall (min. 43 in listening, reading, writing and speaking)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 6.0 overall Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL Paper-based score: 550

Internet-based score: 60
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 550

Internet-based score: 60 (min. 18 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 42 in listening, reading, writing and speaking) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) 169 overall (min. 162 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
B2 First (formerly Cambridge English: First) 169 overall (min. 162 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
EAP Successful completion
OET Grade of C in each subtest Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
Australian TAFE and private provider studies Completed AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma or Completion of AQF Certificate IV with 1.0 full-time equivalence

International Year 12s

You must also satisfy the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council’s English language proficiency requirements.

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS IELTS Indicator online test: not accepted

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition test: not accepted

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 94 overall (min. 24 in reading and listening, 27 in writing, 23 in speaking)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 65 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 6.0 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL Paper-based score: 550

Internet-based score: 60 overall (min. 18 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 42 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) 169 overall (min. 162 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
OET Grade of C in each subtest Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 5.5 overall (min. 5.0 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL Paper-based score: 525

Internet-based score: 46 overall (min. 14 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 43 overall (min. 35 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) 162 overall Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
OET Grade of D in each subtest Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 5.5 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 43 overall (min. 43 in listening, reading, writing and speaking) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 6.5 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL Paper-based score: 575

Internet-based score: 79 (min. 21 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 58 overall (min. 43 in listening, reading, writing and speaking) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
IELTS 6.0 overall Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
TOEFL Paper-based score: 550

Internet-based score: 60
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: 550

Internet-based score: 60 (min. 18 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.0 overall (min. 5.5 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 50 overall (min. 42 in listening, reading, writing and speaking) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) 169 overall (min. 162 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
OET Grade of C in each subtest Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

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