If a Student cannot produce a satisfactory IELTS score (or equivalent), and there are doubts about English language skills to cope in an academic environment, the Student is advised to enrol in an English (ELICOS) course at approved provider for an appropriate duration until the Student achieves an IELTS score of 5.5 (Academic) or equivalent.
English language test providers
Minimum test score
Minimum test score where combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOS
Minimum test score where combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS
International English Language Testing System
*Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based
TOEFL internet based test
Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)
Pearson Test of English Academic
Occupational English Test
*The TOEFL paper based test will only be accepted from limited countries
**The Occupational English Test includes a mark between A and E. An A or B is considered a pass.
The test must have been taken no more than two years before you apply for your student visa.