ARU London welcomes applications from candidates whose first language is not English.

To demonstrate proficiency in English language, ARU London recognises a number of formal tests.

Please see below for details of the scores required from the most widely available English language tests (if the test you have taken, or will soon be taking, is not listed, you should contact us to check we recognise this particular test and for details of the scores required for admission). If you have any questions, please email

ARU London English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT)

For students who do not meet our English entry requirements ARU London are able to offer an internal English test (ELPT) as part of the admissions process. The test is examined in a similar manner to IELTS in that it will test your proficiency in Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing. Students who are required to sit this test will be invited by e-mail and it is free of charge.

Undergraduate degree programmes:
IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 in each sub-test

TESA: 60%


Postgraduate degree programmes:
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-test

TESA: 70%


ARU London also recognise that qualifications from around the world can give students the level of english required to study a degree in the UK. Choose your country below to see a list of qualifications acceptable for our undergraduate

Reifeprufung with a grade of 2 (Gut) or above in both written and oral English exams.

Diplome van Secundair OR Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Superieur with a grade of 8.0 or 80% in English.

Studentereksamen with a grade of 10 or above in English.

European Baccalaureate with English as a compulsory subject or full option with a grade of 7.5 or above OR International Baccalaureate with Standard Level English grade 5 or above, OR Higher Level English grade 4 or above.

Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with an English grade of 6/E or above.

Diplôme du Baccalauréat Général with a grade of 13 or above in English OR Option Internationale du Baccalauréat with a grade of 11 or above in English.

Abitur with a grade of 10 or above in English or 2/6 in English Language as a Leistungkurs.

Erettsegi / Matura (Advanced) with grade 5 or above in English.

Irish Leaving Certificate with grade C or above in English.

Atestats par visparejo videjo izgliti with grade 8 or above in English.

Brandos Atestatas with 75% or above in the National State English exam. Please note we are only able to accept the National State Exam (Valstybinis).

Diplôme de fin d'études secondaires with a grade of 46 (mention bien) or above in English.

Maltese Matriculation Certificate with grade C or above in English.

Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs with grade 7 or above in English.

Vitnemål with grade 4 or above in English.

Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci or Matura with a grade of 70% or above (Advanced Level) in English.

Portguese English language high school examination with a grade of 14 or above, taken as part of the Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (Certificate of Completion of Secondary Studies).

Diploma de Bacalaureat (Baccalaureate Diploma) with grade CEFR B2 or above in all English components.

Fullständigt Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskolan - English C unit with VG or above.