Entry requirements

We normally accept an English language level of between CEFR B1 and C1 (lower intermediate / independent to lower advanced / proficient).

Check IELTS and CEFR equivalencies.

This course isn't suitable for beginners or if your English language level is higher than CEFR C1. If you need a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you'll need to supply a UKVI IELTS certificate.

Placement tests

If you receive an offer to study on this course, we'll then ask you to complete some tests. These tests won't affect your offer, we'll use your test result to place you in a class with other students similar to your language level.

Not sure about your current level of English? 

If you're not sure whether your level of English is suitable for this course, or you don't have an English language qualification, please email us at langc@leeds.ac.uk and we'd be happy to advise you. If you have an English qualification, please include a copy in your email.

The minimum age to study on this course is 18.

Find out how to apply.