SOAS University of London

International Students

English Admissions SOAS: Test scores for admission for IELTS Academic, TOEFL IBT and Pearson Academic

UNDERGRADUATE, POSTGRADUATE admission scores for UNCONDITIONAL and CONDITIONAL Pre-sessional admission.

Please note these do not apply to Doctoral Admissions.

Direct entry (unconditional)

Test

Overall

Listening

Reading

Speaking

Writing

IELTS Academic

7.0

7.0

7.0

7.0

7.0

TOEFL IBT

105

25

25

25

25

PTE Academic

70

70

70

70

70

Direct entry with an In-sessional  Recommendation (unconditional)

Please note these do not apply to Doctoral Admissions

Test

Overall

Listening

Reading

Speaking

Writing

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.5

6.5

6.5

6.5

TOEFL IBT

100

23

23

23

23

PTE Academic

65

65

65

65

65

Direct entry with an In-sessional Orientation week recommendation (unconditional).

Please note these scores do not apply to Doctoral Admissions

Test

Overall

Listening

Reading

Speaking

Writing

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.5

6.5

TOEFL IBT

100

21

21

23

23

PTE Academic

65

60

60

65

65

Entry with a four week Pre-sessional course.

Please note these scores do not apply to Doctoral Admissions

Test

Overall

Listening

Reading

Speaking

Writing

IELTS Academic

6.5

5.5

6.0

6.0

6.5

TOEFL IBT

95

20

21

21

23

PTE Academic

65

55

60

60

65

OR

IELTS Academic

7.0

5.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL IBT

100

20

21

21

21

PTE Academic

70

55

60

60

60

Entry with an eight week Pre-sessional course (unconditional entry for Undergraduate and Postgraduate, conditional for Doctoral candidates).

Please note that wherever a test with a B1 level score (5.0) is submitted, the test must be a UKVI approved SELT.
Please note these do not apply to Doctoral Admissions

Test

Overall

Listening

Reading

Speaking

Writing

IELTS Academic

6.0

5.0

5.5

5.5

6.0

TOEFL IBT

90

18

20

20

21

PTE Academic

60

50

55

55

60

Entry with a twelve week Pre-sessional course (conditional entry for all candidates).

UKVI IELTS is required for visa students.

Test

Overall

Listening

Reading

Speaking

Writing

IELTS Academic

6.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.5

TOEFL IBT

85

18

18

18

20

PTE Academic

55

50

50

50

55