Proof of English language proficiency for bachelor studies

Algebra University degree option

Students will meet the English language requirement by passing the accepted standardized tests listed under the dual degree English requirements. In the case a student does not have an English language certificate or did not achieve a sufficient score, the student’s English proficiency shall be determined and confirmed during a mandatory motivational call. This is only applicable to the Algebra University degree option.

Dual degree option (Goldsmiths, UoL and Algebra University)

Students will meet the English language requirement by passing the following standardized tests:

  • IELTS minimum band score 6.0 (no element lower than 5.5)
  • TOEFL and TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition: 80 overall with 21 in Writing and no lower than 20 in each other skill
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic and PTE Academic Online: 54 overall with min 51 Writing and no element lower than 47
  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE C1): 169 overall with 160 in Writing and no subtest lower than 154
  • Cambridge Proficiency English (CPE): 169 overall with 160 in Writing and no subtest lower than 154
  • Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English II & III: successful completion with merit in all components will meet English language requirements

Any of these certificates must not be older than 2 years.

Other accepted qualifications:

International Baccalaureate (valid for 5 years):

  • IB Diploma Taught in English: Completion with 28+ points will meet English language requirements
  • IB English Language A: Literature/International Baccalaureate English Language A: Language & Literature: Completion with grade H4 or S5 will meet English language requirements
  • International Baccalaureate English Language B: Completion with grade H4 or S6 will meet English language requirements

 English as a medium of instruction during secondary education in an accredited international school is subject to confirmation of English learning environment (template provided by Algebra University).