If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your English language skills. Specific English language requirements are listed on each individual course page. Here we give you an overview of the English language qualifications we accept.
The UK Government approves certain English language qualifications as being Secure English Language Tests (SELT). These meet the government’s requirements for visa applications. View the full list of approved SELT.
We’re also able to accept English language qualifications that are not on the approved SELT list for entry. Please note that this applies only to undergraduate or postgraduate level courses.
We’ll continue to accept all of the following English language qualifications:
The University now also accepts four online English Language tests which can be presented as evidence of language proficiency. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa and cannot obtain a Secure English Language Test (SELT) due to COVID -19 disruption to testing, can now submit any one of the following alternative tests with their degree application:
Applicants should note that the guidance may change in some regions as normal test centres re-open and a SELT tests become available.
English language requirements vary depending on your chosen course. Please view our individual course pages for further information.
If you’re a postgraduate student, we may waive the English language condition if you can provide evidence that your undergraduate degree was taught and examined fully in English.
We’ll also waive the need for a formal English language qualification if you meet certain criteria, depending on whether you’re an undergraduate or postgraduate student. For more detailed information on when we’ll waive an English language requirement, please go to the following pages: