IELTS Requirements Visa or Uni

Posted on June 26, 2007. Filed under: Education/English, IELTS |

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Visa: If visa class is not (ELICOS) english course student visa, IELTS 5.0+ (max 9.0) is required.

Check: http://www.immi.gov.au/students/

Bachelor – IELTS 5.5-6.0 or IELTS 5.0 + 10-20 weeks English course

Postgrad – IELTS 6.0-7.0 (avg 6.5) or IELTS 5.0 + 20-30 weeks English course

Ph.D – IELTS 6.5-7.0 or IELTS 5.0 + 20-30 weeks English course

– Хэлний курсээс бусад тохиолдлоор сурах бол хэлний шалгалтын оноо хэрэгтэй. IELTS 6.5 хүрэхгүй бол 0,5 оноо тутамд 10 долоо хоногийн хэлний курсэд суухаар тооцож ирээрэй.
If the Main Program requires IELTS 6.5 then:
IELTS 5.0 + 30 weeks English Course
IELTS 5.5 + 20 weeks English Course
IELTS 6.0 + 10 weeks English Course

Uni : Universities accept TOEFL score as well, however Australian Student Visa requirement points that only IELTS score is acceptable.

From http://www.futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/courses/pgenglishreq.html


International applicants

If you are not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident postgraduate applicant, you can satisfy the English language requirements in a number of ways:

  • Satisfactorily complete secondary studies in a country where English is the official language and gain a pass in final year English (applicants from countries with more than one official language may be required to meet TOEFL or IELTS requirements).
  • Satisfactorily complete the final two years of secondary studies in an approved secondary school with English as the medium of instruction and gain a pass in English in their final year.
  • In an institution where English is the language of instruction and assessment for the entire institution, satisfactorily complete either:
    • at least the first year of a tertiary course within the last two years; OR
    • at least a two year tertiary degree within the last five years.

    Please provide formal advice from the institution to support your claim that you have satisfied this requirement.

  • Obtain a grade in one of the following General Certificate of Education subjects: General Paper (AO Level), or AS Level General Studies, English Language, English Literature, English Language and Literature; which is deemed by the Academic Board to be at least the equivalent of applicants for the course who have completed the VCE.
  • Obtain a pass of VG (grade 4) in English in the Norwegian Vitnemal or the Swedish Avgangsbetyg.
  • Satisfactorily complete additional English Language Studies which, in the opinion of the Selection Committee, is the equivalent of the other tests specified above.
  • Meet the University’s TOEFL or academic IELTS requirements in a test taken no more than 24 months prior to application. Your original TOEFL or IELTS test report form must be included with your application. Certified copies and TOEFL examiner’s score records are not accepted.Details about IELTS and TOEFL testing are available by following these links:
  • Alternative English language pathways: Some faculties may accept postgraduate students with a slightly lower IELTS or TOEFL score. These students will be required to undertake additional English as part of their academic programs. For further information please see below:

If your offer is conditional on meeting the University’s English language requirements, the scores required are listed below:

Faculty IELTS*
(Academic English Only)
TOEFL (paper based test)* TOEFL (computer based test)* TOEFL (internet based test)*
Architecture, Building and Planning 6.5 (written 6.0) 577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21
Arts
Graduate Certificate / Diploma in Arts 6.5 (written 6.0) 577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21
Masters by Coursework and Postgraduate Certificates / Diplomas 7.0 (with no band less than 6.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Master by Research and PhD 7.0 (written 7.0 with no band less than 6.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Master of Applied Linguistics 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0) 577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21
Master of Arts in Editing and Communications 7.0 (written 7.0 with no band less than 6.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Master of Arts in Global Media and Communication 7.0 (written 7.0 with no band less than 6.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Master of Arts in Publishing and Editing 7.0 (written 7.0 with no band less than 6.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Master of Arts in Global Journalism 7.0 (written 7.0 with no band less than 6.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Economics and Commerce
Master of International Business 6.5 (6.0 each band) 577 + TWE 5.0 233 + 5.0 essay rating 90 + written score of 24
By Coursework 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0) 577 + TWE 5.0 233 + 5.0 essay rating 90 + written score of 24
By Research 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0) 577 + TWE 5.0 233 + 5.0 essay rating 90 + written score of 24
Education
Graduate Diploma in Education 7.0 (written 7.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Graduate Diploma in Education (learning areas – TESOL, English, and Language and Literacy) 8.0 (with no band less than 7.0)
Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters by Coursework and Research and PhDs. 7.0 (written 7.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Engineering 6.5 (written 6.0)^
^ More details on entry using a score of 6.0 IELTS or equivalent TOEFL
577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21
Land and Food Resources 6.5 (written 6.0) 577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21
Law
By Coursework 6.5 (written 6.0) 577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21
By Thesis 7.0 (written 7.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Juris Doctor (for entry from second semester 2004 onwards) 7.0 (written 7.0) 610 + TWE 5.0 253 + 5.0 essay rating 102 + written score of 24
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences 6.5 (written 6.0) 577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21
Master of Physiotherapy by Research (for entry from second semester 2004 onwards) 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Master of Sports Medicine by Research (for entry from second semester 2004 onwards) 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
PhD in Physiotherapy by Research (for entry from second semester 2004 onwards) 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Master of Science by Research (Physiotherapy) (for entry from second semester 2004 onwards) 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Doctor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Postgraduate Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Graduate Diploma in Forensic Dentistry 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Dentistry research higher degrees 7.0 (written 7.0) 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + written score of 24
Music 6.5 (written 6.0) 577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21
Science 6.5 (written 6.0) 577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21
Veterinary Science 6.5 (written 6.0) 577 + TWE 4.5 233 + 4.5 essay rating 90 + written score of 21

* Required scores must be achieved at the one sitting of the test.

Please note:
While both the IELTS and TOEFL test are acceptable for meeting the University’s English language requirements, the requirements of the Australian Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) may differ. It is recommended that you contact your nearest Australian Embassy or High Commission in order to ascertain the English requirements for obtaining a student visa.

The DIMIA website is: http://www.immi.gov.au/students/

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