English Language Requirements for Arts Research Candidates

In addition to meeting the academic entry requirements, international applicants must also meet the English language requirement for their prospective degree.

If an applicant’s first language is not English, they must provide documentary evidence of English language proficiency in support of their admission application.

Listed below are the English test result requirements for admission to research degrees in the Faculty of Arts:

 

100% Research Degrees IELTS TOEFL (paper-based text)* TOEFL (computer-based test)* TOEFL (internet based test)*
  • PhD
  • PhD (Creative Writing)
  • PhD (Music Composition)
  • PhD (Music Performance)
  • PhD (Theatre Performance)
  • PhD (Translation)
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Bioethics
  • Master of Arts (Creative Writing)
  • Master of Arts (Music Composition)
  • Master of Arts (Theatre Performance)
  • Master of Environmental Science
7.0 (writing 7.0 with no band less than 6.0) 600 + TWE 5.0 250 + 5.0 essay rating 100 + with no test score below 25
Research and Coursework Degrees (66% Research) IELTS TOEFL (paper-based text)* TOEFL (computer-based test)* TOEFL (internet based test)*
  • Master of Environmental Science by Research and Coursework
  • Master of Arts (Music Performance)
  • Master of Arts by Research & Coursework
6.5 (with no band less than 6.0) 577 + TWE 5.0 233 + 5.0 essay rating 91 + with no test score below 22

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