You must be able to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.

If English is not your first language you must take an IELTS-Academic test (from the British Council). You need to achieve an overall score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each sub-test. (Please note, Clinical Training  Internship positions will require an overall score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7 in each sub-test). The test result must have been obtained within 2 years of the start-date of the course. 

UNLESS 

  • You have gained one of the following qualifications, which we accept as an equivalent of the IELTS-Academic test:

  Where IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each component  (Residency/PhD/MRes/ProfD) Where IELTS 7.5 with no less than 7.0 in each component  (Internship)
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced/Proficiency in English  185 overall and no less than 169 in each section Overall score of at least 190 with no less than 180 in each session.
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of at least 69 with no less than 62 in each section Overall score of at least 73 with no less than 65 in each component
TOEFL (iBT test only) Overall score of at least 101 with no section below 23 Overall score of at least 102 with no less than 24 in reading and listening, 23 in speaking and 27 in writing 

This must have been obtained within 2 years of the start-date of the course.

  • You have completed a recent qualification  (NQF level 6 or above) equivalent to a UK degree in a country listed as exempt by the UKVI within the two years prior to the proposed date of enrolment.

  • You have relevant work experience (minimum eighteen months) conducted in English in a majority English speaking country/institute and undertaken no more than two years prior to the proposed date of enrolment.  This will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and may require an additional English reference. Please note: This is not applicable if you are applying for a Clinical Training Internship).

For more information on IELTS (Academic) please click on the following link: IELTS (Academic)

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