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English Course Entry Requirements

UTASAccess-English is a course for students who are focused on improving their English language skills and who want to achieve a higher level of English for better work and career opportunities, global communication, social or travel reasons.

Entry level depends on the score in one of these tests. Students who do not have a test score may be requested to do a placement test on arrival Provides entry into:
IELTS 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0) TOEFL iBT 88 (no skill below: Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; Writing 22) PTE Academic 58 with no score lower than 50 LEVEL 7** (5 weeks min)
IELTS 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.0) TOEFL iBT 72 (no skill below 10) PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 36 LEVEL 6 (5 weeks min)
IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) TOEFL iBT 46 (no skill below 10) PTE Academic 43 with no score lower than 36 LEVEL 5 (5 weeks min)
IELTS 5.0 (no individual band less than 4.5) TOEFL iBT 40 (writing 12) PTE 36 (no communicative skill below 30) LEVEL 4 (5 weeks min)
IELTS 4.5 (no individual band less than 4.5) TOEFL iBT 34 PTE 30 (no communicative skill below 30) LEVEL 3 (5 weeks min)
IELTS 4.5 (no individual band less than 4.0) TOEFL iBT 32 (Writing 10) PTE 30 (no communicative skill below 24) LEVEL 2 (5 weeks min)
IELTS 4.0 (no individual band less than 3.5) TOEFL iBT 31 PTE 29 LEVEL 1* (5 weeks min)

*Level 1 is taught at the Pre-Intermediate standard. Students with scores of TOEFL iBT 26-30 or PTE 25-28  may be considered depending on performance achieved in individual skill areas.

**Level 7 entry is available for students studying UTASAccess-English courses only and does not apply to students in UTASAccess-Direct Entry courses.