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English language requirements

The following qualifications (or their equivalents) are acceptable as a minimum level of proficiency in English language for the Kingston University Summer School:

  • British Council IELTS Academic English Test
    Minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (contact your nearest British Council Office or its local representative for details of the IELTS test)
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    Pass at Grade B
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    Pass at minimum Grade C
  • Hong Kong HKCEE Use of English
    Pass at minimum grade C (Syllabus B)
  • Indian Year 12 English
    Minimum grades above 70%
  • O Level/GCSE English Language Examination
    Pass at minimum grade C
    Minimum TOEFL score of 540, plus a minimum grade 4 in the separate TOEFL Test of Written English/IBTOEFL 76 with 18/30 in each test (internet based)
  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE)
    Pass at Level III 
  • University Entrance Test for Speakers of Other Languages (UETESOL)
  • Pearson test of English
    Minimum 59
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
    Pass with 4 or 5 in English Language at Higher Grade

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Summer school (2-week and 4-week credit-bearing summer school enquiries only)

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3639 
(Thursday afternoons)



Bespoke summer schools

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