English proficiency requirements

Non-native English speaking candidates and candidates whose previous education has been in a different language than English must submit evidence of English proficiency by achieving the following minimum scores:

TOEFL scores: (Test of English as Foreign Language)
– 88 for the internet based test
– 230 computer based test
– 570 paper based test
– 570 institutional TOEFL (paper based at a certified test administration site), OR

IELTS score (International English Language Testing System):
– 6.5 minimum, with no section below 5.5 on the Academic test, OR

TOEIC score (Test of English for International Communication):
– 720, provided applicant has passed both “Speaking & Writing” and “Listening & Reading”, OR

Pearson PTE Academic test of English – minimum score 59, OR

Cambridge CPE English Proficiency test – C, OR

Cambridge CAE English Advanced test – B.

Applicants from countries where the official language is English, or who have studied in countries where English is the official language, are exempted from this requirement.