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IELTS for study

Accepted as evidence of English proficiency by over 9,000 institutions

An IELTS certificate is recognised as evidence of proficiency in English by more than 9000 education and training providers worldwide. Some universities in non-English speaking countries require an IELTS score, where courses are taught in English.

There are two types of IELTS suitable for study:

Which test is right for me?

Most people will take the IELTS Academic  test to support their study and application to study overseas - but it is important to check the entry  requirements of individual organisations before choosing your test.

Students can nominate up to five organisations to which their IELTS test results will be sent automatically and free of charge. There is a fee for sending results to additional organisations. You can request your centre to send your results as long as your IELTS scores are valid.

Entry requirements for organisations which accept IELTS