The following awards satisfy the UKAP’s English language requirements for all undergraduate programmes:

 

·     Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English.

·     Cambridge English Language 1119 (at grade 6 or above) conducted overseas by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate.

·     Hong Kong Examination Authority Advanced level Use of English (grade C or above).

·     Hong Kong Certificate of Education English Language (Syllabus B) (at grade C or above).

·     Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) English Language section from 2007 performance levels 5*, 5, 4 or 3.

·     Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE): English Language passed at Level 3 or above.

·     International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE): English as a Second Language, passed at grade B or above.

 

The following English language proficiency tests are considered acceptable evidence of proficiency in English for all undergraduate programmes provided they have been awarded within the past three years:

 

·     Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English.

 

·     City & Guilds International ESOL 8984 Mastery award.

 

·     (IELTS) International English Language Testing System when an overall score of at least 6 is achieved with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-test.

 

·     Pearson Test of English (Academic) score 54 or above, with at least 54 in both Reading and Writing elements.

 

·     University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES) Business English Certificate Level 3 only (BEC 3 award).

 

·     (TOEFL) iBT Test of English as a Foreign Language overall score of 87 or above with at least 21 in both Reading and Writing Skills sub-tests and at least 19 in both Speaking and Listening sub-tests.

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Awards issued by the following authorities/organisations/institutions are considered acceptable evidence of proficiency in English for all undergraduate programmes provided they have been awarded within the past three years:

·     Hong Kong, an associate degree, higher diploma or degree awarded within the past three years by a university in Hong Kong that is acceptable to the University of London.

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·     Hong Kong Examinations Authority AS ‘Use of English’ grade E or above.

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·     International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE): English as a Second Language passed at grade C or above.

 

·     Malaysia, an accredited foundation programme, diploma or degree awarded within the past three years by an institute that is acceptable to the University of London.

 

·     Malaysia, HELP Foundation programme: Advanced English module (this satisfies the English language requirement for the degrees in Economics, Management, Finance and the Social Sciences and the International Foundation Programme only).

 

·     Malaysian Certificate of Education/Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia: English Language (122 or 322) grade C (6) or above.

 

·     PSB Academy Diploma, provided the diploma is at least 9 months full time or 12 months part time in duration.

 

·     Singapore Polytechnic, a diploma awarded by an acceptable polytechnic in Singapore.

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The following English language proficiency tests are considered acceptable evidence of proficiency in English for the International Foundation Programme provided they have been awarded within the past three years:

 

·     (IELTS) International English Language Testing System when an overall score of at least 5.5 is achieved with a minimum of 5.0 in each sub-test.

·     Pearson Test of English (Academic) score 46 or above, with at least 46 in both Reading and Writing elements.

·     (TOEFL) iBT Test of English as a Foreign Language overall score of 75 or above with at least 18 in both Reading and Writing Skills sub-tests and at least 16 in both Speaking and Listening sub-tests.

 

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