If you are studying English to achieve a specific IELTS score, the following table provides a guide as to how long you will need to study English. 

Please note: this table is based on average student progress. You may need to study for less or more time to achieve your desired IELTS test score.

 

 Current score

Weeks to reach IELTS score required

 IELTS

TOEFL iBT 

 5.0

5.5

 6.0

6.5 

7.0

 4.0

 36

 20

30 

40

 45+

 45+

4.5 

46 

 10

20

 30

 40

 45+

5.0 

56 

 

 10

 20

 30

 40

5.5 

70 

 

 

 10

 20

 30

6.0 

78 

 

 

 

 10

 20

6.5 

87 

 

 

 

 

 10