English language requirements

You must have taken the tests no more than 2 years before you start your QUT course.

Score guide:

  • L - Listening
  • R - Reading
  • S - Speaking
  • W - Writing

Business courses

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade
BS37 Graduate Certificate in Business and Communication 6 5.5 RW
5.0 LS
80 18 RW
17 LS
58 50 RW 42 LS 169 162 RW 154 LS 52 - -
All other coursework degrees 6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 - C1

Creative practice, communication and design

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade
All coursework degrees 6.5 6 90 20 64 58    58 Borderline C1

Education courses

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade
EU50 Master of Teaching (Secondary) 7.5 8.0 LS
7.0 RW
105 28 LS
24 RW
78 84
72 RW
191 200 LS 185 RW 74 Exceptional SL
Good RW
C
EU40 Master of Teaching (Primary)
EU30 Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) (External mode only available)
All other coursework degrees 6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 Borderline C1

Engineering, building and planning courses

Course codes Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade
EN01

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 - C1
UD40 Bachelor of Urban Development
BN87 Master of Engineering Management
EN50 Master of Engineering
BN89 Master of Project Management
BN85 Graduate Certificate of Built Environment and Engineering
UD01 Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours) 6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 Borderline C1
UD05 Bachelor of Property Economics
UD10 Bachelor of Property Economics (Honours)

Health and community courses

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade
IX20

Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental)

7.5 7 105 24 78 72 191 185 74 Good C
PY18

Master of Clinical Psychology

7 7 100 24 72 72 185 185 74 Good C1
PY50

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical)

CS42

Bachelor of Medical Imaging

7 6.5 100 22 72 64 185 176 67 Borderline C1
CS41 Bachelor of Radiation Therapy
CS44 Bachelor of Podiatry
CS47 Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)
HL23 Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Exercise and Movement Science
HL26 Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Public Health
HL47 Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)
NS42 Bachelor of Nursing
OP45 Bachelor of Vision Science
OP85 Master of Optometry
XN44 Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
XN51 Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology
SW80 Master of Social Work (From 2016, SW80 will be IELTS 7.0 with no sub-score below 6.5)

All other coursework degrees

6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 Borderline C1

Information technology courses

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade
IN17 Graduate Certificate in Communication for Information Technology 6 5.5 RW
5.0SL
80 18 WR
17 LS
58 50 WR
42
LS
169 162 RW 154 LS 52 - -

All other coursework degrees

6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 Borderline C1

Law and justice courses

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade
All coursework degrees 6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 Borderline C1

Science and mathematics courses

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade

All coursework degrees

6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 Borderline C1

Research courses

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade

All research programs including doctorate by research, doctorate by coursework, masters by research

Coursework research and commercialisation programs

6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 Borderline C1

Non-award programs

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade

Visiting and Study Abroad programs

6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 Borderline C1

QUTIC University Entry Programs and English Language Programs

Course code Course name IELTS (Academic) TOEFL iBT (Internet based) Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015) Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)
Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall No sub-score less than Overall score No sub-score less than Overall score or grade No sub-score less than Overall Grade
QC01

Foundation program

6 5 80 18 58 42 169 154 52 Borderline C1
QC02

Standard and QC04 Foundation programs

5.5 5 69 18 WR
17 LS
50 42 162 154 51 - -
QC05

University Certificate in Tertiary Preparation for Undergraduate Studies

6 5.5 RW
5 LS 
80 18 58 42 169 162 RW 154 LS 52 - -
QC06

University Certificate in Tertiary Preparation for Postgraduate Studies

6 5.5 RW
5 LS
80 18 58 42 169 162 RW 154 LS 52 - -
QC31 English for Academic Purposes 1 5 5 RW 60 15 RW 42 42 RW 154 154 RW 45 - -
QC32 English for Academic Purposes 2 5.5 5.5 RW
5 LS
69 18 RW
17 LS
50 50 RW
42 LS        
162 162 RW
154 LS
51 - -
QC33 English for Academic Purposes 3 6.5 6 90 20 64 58 176 169 58 Borderline -
BS40

Diploma in Business

5.5 5 69 18 WR
17 LS
50 42 162 154 51 - -
EN02 Diploma in Engineering
IF06 Diploma in Creative Industries
IT10 Diploma in Information Technology
HL10Diploma in Health Science (Health Studies)           
HL10Diploma in Health Science (Nursing)65.58018 RW
17
LS
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