Course Entry score or level Length
(weeks)
Goal
General English Elementary to advanced. 5 - 45  English for life, travel or further study
Advanced English Communication Skills IELTS 5.5 or equivalent* or General English level 6 5-10  Highest level of General English 
English for International Business Communication 1

IELTS 5 overall or equivalent* 

20 Business workplace 
English for International Business Communication 2 IELTS 5.5 or equivalent* 10 Business workplace
English for Academic Purposes 1 IELTS 5 overall or equivalent* 5-30 Success in any academic English test and any university
English for Academic Purposes 2 IELTS 5.5 overall or equivalent* 5-30 Success in any academic English test and any university
English for Academic Purposes 3 IELTS 6.0 overall or equivalent* 5-30 Success in any academic English test and any university
Bridging English Package offer from UQ, must meet academic entry requirements and be within the range of English proficiency specified for the particular UQ degree program. 10-30 Direct entry to a UQ degree program
English for Specific Purposes: TESOL IELTS 5.0 or equivalent* 5-10 Teach English as a second language

* Equivalent scores

Course ICTE-UQ 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,
S:5 L:5
56,
S:15 L:12
42
S:42 W:42
154
EIBC II GE 6 or EIBC I 5.5,
S:5.5 L:5.5
70,
S:17 L:17
49
S:49 W:49
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
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
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
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 GE 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.