English language certificates

TOEFL iBT and Pearson Test of English Academic

Use the following tables to check IELTS (International English Language Testing System) equivalencies for TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test) and Pearson tests.

TOEFL iBT 

IELTS equivalent score 5.5

Component TOEFL iBT score
Overall 80
Listening 20
Reading 20
Speaking 22
Writing 21

IELTS equivalent score 6.0

Component TOEFL iBT score
Overall 87
Listening 21
Reading 21
Speaking 23
Writing 22

IELTS equivalent score 6.5

Component TOEFL iBT score
Overall 92
Listening 22
Reading 22
Speaking 24
Writing 23

IELTS equivalent score 7.0

Component TOEFL iBT score
Overall 100
Listening 23
Reading 23
Speaking 25
Writing 24

IELTS equivalent score 7.5

Component TOEFL iBT score
Overall 103
Listening 24
Reading 24
Speaking 26
Writing 25

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 

IELTS equivalent score 5.0

Component Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score
Overall 54
Listening 54
Reading 54
Speaking 54
Writing 54

IELTS equivalent score 5.5

Component Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score
Overall 59
Listening 59
Reading 59
Speaking 59
Writing 59

IELTS equivalent score 6.0

Component Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score
Overall 60
Listening 60
Reading 60
Speaking 60
Writing 60

IELTS equivalent score 6.5

Component Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score
Overall 64
Listening 64
Reading 64
Speaking 64
Writing 64

IELTS equivalent score 7.0

Component Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score
Overall 68
Listening 68
Reading 68
Speaking 68
Writing 68

IELTS equivalent score 7.5

Component Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score
Overall 74
Listening 74
Reading 74
Speaking 74
Writing 74

LanguageCert B2 Communicator Test

LanguageCert B2 Communicator Test entry requirements for our summer pre-sessional courses:

If your degree requires an overall IELTS score of 6.5 and your pre-sessional course requires a 6.0

Length of pre-sessional course B2 Communicator score needed
10 weeks B2 Communicator Pass
6 weeks B2 Communicator High Pass

If your degree requires an overall IELTS score of 7.0 and your pre-sessional course requires a 6.5

Length of pre-sessional course B2 Communicator score needed
10 weeks B2 Communicator High Pass
6 weeks B2 Communicator High Pass

Read more about our summer pre-sessional courses.