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English competency

There are minimum English competency requirements set for ECU - these can change dependent on the course level (i.e. undergraduate, postgraduate and etc) and the specific course you wish to study.

Undergraduate English entry requirements
IELTS

An overall band score of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6)

TOEFL

Minimum score of 550 including TWE of 5

TOEFL iBT

Minimum Score of 70 (no individual score less than 17)

GCE O Levels

Grade C or better

WAUFP

50% plus pass in ELACS

Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE)

A scaled mark of at least 50 in either:

  • WACE English, or
  • WACE Literature, or
  • WACE English as an Additional Language/Dialect
International Baccalaureate Diploma

Minimum Grade 3 at higher level for an English subject

Pearson Test of English (PTE) PTE Academic 57 (with no scores less than 50) for those courses with a current requirement of IELTS 6.0 and a PTE Academic 64 (with no scores less than 58) for those courses with a current requirement of IELTS 6.5.
University of Cambridge
[Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)]
A score between 52 - 57 with no less than "Borderline" in any element of the test
Other

Other acceptable qualifications can be obtained from ECU International

Postgraduate English entry requirements
IELTS

An overall band score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6)

TOEFL

Minimum score of 573 including TWE of 5

TOEFL iBT

Minimum score of 84 (no individual score less than 17)

Pearson Test of English (PTE) PTE Academic 64 (with no scores less than 58) for those courses with a current requirement of IELTS 6.5.
University of Cambridge
[Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)]
A score between 58 - 66 with no less than "Borderline" in any element of the test
Other

Other evidence of English language proficiency may be acceptable. Details can be obtained from ECU International

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