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ELICOS Entry Requirements

  • All our programs require you to be 17 years of age or older. 
  • If you are under 18 years of age please see our Policies and Procedures for younger students.

Accepted English tests for entry

You are required to prove your English level for entry into our English courses.  Accepted tests for entry include:

  • IELTS
  • UCCELC Offshore Placement Test
  • TOEFL
  • PTE 
  • CAE.

Please see the English Policy for test and equivalent score conversions.

General English Course

  • IELTS score of 4.0 on the academic module or
  • An equivalent score in another accepted test

Pre-Access English

  • IELTS score of 5.0 on the academic module or
  • An equivalent score in another accepted test

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Duration: 10 weeks

  • IELTS score of 5.5 on the academic module or
  • An equivalent score in another accepted test

English for Academic Purposes Plus (EAP+)

Duration: 10 weeks

  • IELTS score of 6.0 overall on the academic module
  • An equivalent score in another accepted test