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

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
BEP entry and exit requirements for UQ programs that require Academic IELTS 6.5 (no score less than 6.0) or equivalent
BEP 30 n/a 5.0
no score less than 5
56
S:15 L:12 R:12 W:17
42
S:42 L:42 R:42 W:42
154
S:154 L:154 R:154 W:154
BEP 25 n/a 5.5
no score less than 5
70
S:15 L:12 R:12 W:17
49
S:42 L:42 R:42 W:42
162
S: 154 L:154 R:154 W:154
BEP 20 n/a 5.5
no score less than 5.5
70
S:17 L:17 R:17 W:19
49
S:49 L:49 R:49 W:49
162
S:162 L:162 R:162 W:162
BEP 15 n/a 6.0
no score less than 5.5
78
S:17 L:17 R:17 W:19
60
S: 49 L:49 R:49 W:49
169
S:162 L:162 R:162 W:162
BEP 10 n/a 6.0
writing 6.0, no other skill less than 5.5
78
S:17 L:17 R:17 W:21
60
S:49 L:49 R:49 W:60
169
S:162 L:162 R:162 W:169
  Exit requirement for UQ entry: You must achieve a minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro-skills for UQ programs requiring Academic IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing).
BEP entry requirements for UQ programs that require Academic IELTS higher than 6.5 (no score less than 6.0)
BEP 30, 25, 20, 15 The BEP 30, 25, 20 and 15-week pathways are not available for UQ programs that require a minimum entry score higher than 6.5.
BEP 10* Academic IELTS overall score: Not more than 0.5 band below the specified UQ program requirement.
Academic IELTS sub-band scores: If specified for a UQ degree program, not more than 0.5 band below the sub-band requirement. If not specified, no more than one band below the UQ degree program overall band requirement.
  * Please ensure you refer to the specific UQ entry requirements for your chosen program at: 
ppl.app.uq.edu.au/content/3.40.14-english-language-proficiency-admission-and-concurrent-support

Without test score

If you do not have a current IELTS (or other 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.