If you need an English language test to study in the UK then PTE Academic can help.
PTE Academic is an English language test for international students; it is widely available and offers fast results. The test is recognized by over 95% of universities and colleges in the UK.
PTE Academic is approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) for Tier 4 (student visa) applications when students are required to demonstrate English language competency at a minimum of CEF level B1 or B2. It is also accepted for Tier 2 applications.
Why take PTE Academic?
- Results typically within 5 business days
- Flexible test dates and late booking
- One single 3-hour test session
- Recognized by over 80% of universities and colleges in the UK
To ensure you receive the best possible PTE Academic score please ensure that you familiarize yourself with the test.
- A score of at least 36 is required for UKBA tier 4 student visas for students wishing to study on a course below degree level
- A score of at least 51 is required for UKBA tier 4 student visas for students wishing to study on a course at or above degree level at an institution that is not a UK Higher Education Institution
- If you wish to study at degree level or above at a UK Higher Education Institution, then it is the university that decides on the score you will need
Find out more about identity requirements, score requirements and assigning your score to the UKBA