Choose the right course for you

Goal Appropriate program or course Entry score or level Length (weeks)
Learn English for life, travel or further study

General English (GE)

or

Advanced English Communications Skills (AECS)

Elementary to advanced
 

 

Advanced

5-45
Learn English for the workplace English for International Business Communication (EIBC) IELTS minimum score 5.0 or GE 5 for EIBC I 5-20
Gain entry to a university degree program English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Choose EAP if you want to control how much time you spend studying English before entering university
IELTS minimum score 5.0 for EAP I 5-30
  Bridging English Program (BEP)
This is the official UQ program pathway
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Entry requirements

Course UQ-ICTE IELTS TOEFL IBT Pearson Cambridge
GE Students are tested on the first day of their course to determine their GE class level.
EIBC I GE 5 5.0,
no score less than 5.0
56,
S:15 L:12 R:12 W:17
42, no score less than 42 154, no score less than 154
EIBC II GE 6 or EIBC I 5.5,
no score less than 5.5
70,
S:17 L:17 R:17 W:19
49, no score less than 49 162, no score less than 162
EAP I GE 5 5.0,
no score less than 5.0
56,
S:15 L:12 R:12 W:17
42, no score less than 42 154, no score less than 154
EAP II GE 6 or EAP I 5.5,
no score less than 5.5
70,
S: 17 L:17 R:17 W:19
49, no score less than 49 162, no score less than 162
EAP III GE 7 or EAP II 6.0,
no score less than 6.0
78,
S: 19 L:19 R:19 W:21
60, no score less than 60 169, no score less than 169
ESP: TESOL GE 5  5.0  S:5  W:5 56 S:15; W:17 42
S: 42 W: 42
 

S: speaking, L: listening, R: reading, W: writing

Without test score

If you do not have a current official test score, please apply for the General English course. We will test you on arrival and place you in a suitable course and class level.

Depending on your English language skills and study goals, we will place you in either General English, English for International Business Communication, or English for Academic Purposes.

With test score

If you would like to be placed in a class other than General English before you arrive, or want to apply for a UQ package offer, please provide an official IELTS or other recognised test score with your course application.