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While a demonstration of English language proficiency is generally needed, there are some exceptions to the rule. Check if any of the following applies to you:
If you are however, required to submit proof of English language competence, you have a choice of several English Language Test Provider provided your scores are less than two years old:
|English Language Test Provider||Minimum Test Score||Minimum Test Score if you are taking at least 10 weeks ELICOS||Minimum Test Score if you are taking at least 20 weeks ELICOS|
|International English Language Testing System or IELTS||5.5||5.0||4.5|
|Test of English as a Foreign Lanugage paper-based test or TOEFL pBT*||527||500||450|
|TOEFL internet based test or TOEFL iBT||46||35||32|
|Cambridge English: Advanced or Certificate in Advanced English||162||154||147|
|Pearson Test of English Academic or PTE Academic||42||36||30|
|Occupational English Test or OET||A or B||N/A||N/A|
* The TOEFL pBT will be accepted only from limited countries
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