SI MSc Pathway English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, you must have an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill area.  Please see the table below for the minimum score in alternative tests.

Qualification Result required
IELTS for UKVI* IELTS for UKVI* 7.0
Listening: minimum level 6.5
Speaking: minimum level 6.5
Reading: minimum level 6.5
Writing: minimum level 6.5
TOEFL Internet Based (including TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition) Overall score 100
Listening: minimum score 21
Speaking: minimum score 23
Reading: minimum score 22
Writing: minimum score 21
Duolingo 115-120
Password Solo 7.0
Listening: minimum level 5.5
Speaking: minimum level 5.5
Reading: minimum level 5.5
Writing: minimum level 5.5
Pearson Test of English Academic Overall score 67
Listening: minimum score 59
Speaking: minimum score 59
Reading: minimum score 59
Writing: minimum score 59
Cambridge English C1 Advanced (Formerly: Certificate in Advanced English) Grade A
Listening: minimum score 162
Speaking: minimum score 162
Reading: minimum score 162
Writing: minimum score 162
Cambridge English C2 Proficiency (Formerly: Certificate of Proficiency in English) Grade B
Listening: minimum score 162
Speaking: minimum score 162
Reading: minimum score 162
Writing: minimum score 162
City and Guilds International ESOL Diploma Expert Level
Listening: minimum score 15/30
Speaking: minimum score 6/12
Reading: minimum score 15/30
Writing: minimum score 12/24
Trinity College London: Level 2 Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life Level 2
Reading: pass
Listening: pass
Speaking: pass
Writing: pass
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) Score 90
Michigan Test: Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE) Honours Pass
Completion of Sheffield Hallam University pre-sessional English course Distinction