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Entry & English Language Requirements

Entry & English Language Requirements

  • ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    To meet the English Language Entry Requirements at Wrexham Glyndwr University, International students are expected to have achieved one of the qualifications listed‌. All certificates/qualifications accepted are assessed based on their equivalence to the IELTS for UKVI (Academic) test.

     

    Test

    Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Taught)

    Postgraduate (Research)

    Validity Period

    IELTS for UKVI (Academic)

    6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

    6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0)

    2 years before course start date

    Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE)

    ISE II with Distinction in all four components

    ISE III with Pass in all four components

    2 years before course start date

    IELTS (Academic)

    6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

    6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0)

    2 years

    Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

    54 (with no less than 51 for individual skill scores)

    62 (with no less than 51 for individual skill scores)

    2 years

    Cambridge English (All tests with the exception of Business English tests)

    170 Points overall, with no component below 160.

    180 Points overall with no component below 160.

    2 years

    TOEFL (IBT)

    Minimum Overall: 79

    With no individual test score below:

    Listening: 17

    Reading: 18

    Speaking: 20

    Writing: 17

    Minimum Overall: 89

    With no individual test score below:

    Listening: 17

    Reading: 18

    Speaking: 20

    Writing: 17

    2 years

    GCSE/IGCSE as a First Language

    Grade C

    Grade C

    3 years

    GCSE/IGCSE as a Second Language

    Grade B

    Grade B

    3 years

    International Baccalaureate Standard Level

    Grade 5

    Grade 5

    3 years

    International Baccalaureate Higher Level

    Grade 4

    Grade 4

    3 years

    AS / A Level English Language and/or Literature

    Grade C

    Grade C

    3 years

    Completed International Foundation Year studied in the UK

    6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

    6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0)

    2 years before course start date

    Cameroon GCE O Level

    Grade C

    Grade C

    3 years*

    Caribbean Examination Council General proficiency

    Grade I & II

    Grade I & II

    3 years*

    HKCEE English

    Grade C

    Grade C

    3 years*

    HKDSE English Language

    Level 4

    Level 4

    3 years*

    Hong Kong AS Level

    Grade C

    Grade C

    3 years*

    India standard XII (ISC and CBSE Boards Only)

    65%

    70%

    3 years*

    Kenya KCSE

    Grade C

    Grade C

    3 years*

    Malaysian SPM / 1119

    Grade 6c

    Grade 5c

    3 years*

    NECO

    Grade C6

    Grade C6

    3 years*

    Singapore Cambridge O Level

    Grade C

    Grade C

    3 years*

    South African National Senior Certificate

    Grade 5 / C

    Grade 5 / C

    3 years*

    Sri Lankan O Level

    Grade B (Merit)

    Grade B (Merit)

    3 years*

    Tanzania Certificate of Education

    Grade C

    Grade C

    3 years*

    Uganda Certificate of Education

    Grade 6

    Grade 6

    3 years*

    WAEC

    Grade C6

    Grade C5

    3 years*

    Zambian School Certificate

    Grade 6 / C

    Grade 6 / C

    3 years*

    Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level

    Grace C

    Grade C

    3 years*

     *We will normally accept a certificate that has been issued no longer than 3 years before the course start date, this decision will however be made on an individual basis.

If you are going to apply, or already hold an offer, for an undergraduate or a postgraduate course at Wrexham Glynd┼Ár University but need to improve your English language skills before the start of your course then our pre-sessional courses will help you to achieve your required standard:

Applicants who need to improve their IELTS scores may wish to consider preperation courses at our Language Centre:

You can view specific academic and English entry requirements for your country below:

Asia

Bangladesh
China
India
Indonesia
Japan
Kazakhstan
Malaysia
Nepal
Pakistan 

Saudi Arabia
Sri Lanka
United Arab Emirates

Africa

Botswana
Ghana
Libya
Nigeria
Zimbabwe

Europe

Norway
Russia
Turkey
Ukraine

For other European countries please refer to the European student  page.

North America

Mexico
United States of America

South America

Brazil
Colombia

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