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This is an indicative band score only and you should confirm the score required for the course of your choice with the recognising organisation.

此為參考分數, 請與認可機構確認課程所需分數

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This is an indicative band score only and you should confirm the score required for the course of your choice with the recognising organisation.

此為參考分數, 請與認可機構確認課程所需分數

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IELTS requirements of the top 10 UK universities by subject area in 2015/2016*

The following rankings, organised by subject area, come from the 2015/16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings. 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2015/2016

Name of institution World rank IELTS minimum requirement
(undergraduate programmes)
IELTS minimum requirement
(postgraduate programmes)
Subject area: Arts and Humanities
University of Oxford 4 7 7
University College London 5 5.5 contact institution
University of Cambridge 6 7 contact institution
King’s College London 15 7 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 16 6.5 6.5
University of York 25 contact institution contact institution
Durham University 28 4.5 4.5
University of Warwick 30 5.5 contact institution
University of Manchester 40 5.5 contact institution
University of St Andrews 50 contact institution 7
Subject area: Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health
University of Oxford 1 7 7
University of Cambridge 3 7 contact institution
University College London 4 5.5 contact institution
Imperial College London 5 6 contact institution
King’s College London 8 7 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 12 6.5 6.5
University of Glasgow 47 6.5 6.5
University of Manchester 60 5.5 contact institution
Queen Mary University of London 75 5.5 5.5
University of Bristol 86 6 contact institution
Subject area: Engineering and Technology
University of Cambridge 4 7 contact institution
University of Oxford 6 7 7
Imperial College London 9 6 contact institution
University of Manchester 35 5.5 contact institution
University College London 38 5.5 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 63 6.5 6.5
University of Bristol 69 6 contact institution
University of Southampton 75 6.5 contact institution
University of Exeter 94 6.5 6.5
Subject area: Life Sciences
University of Oxford 1 7 7
University of Cambridge 2 7 contact institution
Imperial College London 6 6 contact institution
University College London 12 5.5 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 19 6.5 6.5
King’s College London 34 7 contact institution
University of Bristol 48 6 contact institution
University of Leeds 52 6 contact institution
University of Manchester 53 5.5 contact institution
University of York 55 contact institution contact institution
Subject area: Physical Sciences
University of Cambridge 6 7 contact institution
University of Oxford 8 7 7
Imperial College London 16 6 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 23 6.5 6.5
University College London 27 5.5 contact institution
University of Manchester 42 5.5 contact institution
University of Warwick 64 5.5 contact institution
University of Glasgow 70 6.5 6.5
University of Bristol 81 6 contact institution
Royal Holloway, University of London 81 contact institution contact institution
Subject area: Social Sciences
University of Oxford 4 7 7
University of Cambridge 11 7 contact institution
London School of Economics and Political Science 12 contact institution contact institution
University College London 16 5.5 contact institution
King’s College London 20 7 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 30 6.5 6.5
University of Manchester 34 5.5 contact institution
Durham University 36 4.5 4.5
University of St. Andrews 46 6.5 7
University of Warwick 50 5.5 contact institution

*These are the minimum IELTS score requirements applicable to all programmes, except those specified by an institution. These requirements were taken from http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/

 

List of subjects

1. Arts and Humanities

  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Asian studies
  • Classics
  • Cultural studies
  • Dance
  • Film, radio and television
  • History
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Languages, philology and linguistic studies
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre
  • Theology and religion
  • Arts and humanities - other topics

2. Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health

  • Allergy
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiovascular system and cardiology
  • Dentistry and oral surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology and metabolism
  • Gastroenterology and hepatology
  • Geriatrics and gerontology
  • Health care sciences and services
  • Haematology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Legal medicine
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical informatics
  • Medical laboratory technology
  • Medicine, general and internal
  • Neurosciences and neurology
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pharmacology and pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Public, environmental and occupational health
  • Radiology, nuclear medicine and medical imaging
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory system
  • Rheumatology
  • Sport sciences
  • Surgery
  • Toxicology
  • Transplantation
  • Tropical medicine
  • Urology and nephrology
  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health - other topics

3. Engineering and Technology

  • Acoustics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Automation & Control Systems
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer & Information Science
  • Construction & Building Technology
  • Earth & Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Energy & Fuels
  • Imaging Science & Photographic Technology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Instruments & Instrumentation
  • Marine Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining & Mineral Processing
  • Nuclear Science & Technology
  • Operations Research & Management Science
  • Robotics
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Engineering & Technology - Other topics

4. Life Sciences

  • Agriculture, Fisheries & Food
  • Anatomy & Morphology
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Biophysics
  • Ecology, Evolution & Environment
  • Entomology
  • Forestry
  • Genetics & Heredity
  • Immunology
  • Mycology
  • Palaeontology
  • Parasitology
  • Pharmacology & Pharmacy
  • Physiology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Toxicology
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Virology
  • Zoology
  • Life Sciences - Other topics

5. Physical Sciences

  • Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • Chemistry
  • Crystallography
  • Earth Sciences
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Nanotechnology
  • Physics
  • Polymer Science
  • Physical Sciences - Other topics

6. Social Sciences

  • Area Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Biomedical Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Criminology & Penology
  • Demography
  • Decision Support/Statistics
  • Economics
  • Education & Educational Research
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Family Studies
  • Geography
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Mathematical Methods in Social Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Social Issues
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies
  • Women's Studies
  • Social Sciences - Other topics

QS World University Rankings in 2015/2016

Name of institution World rank IELTS requirement
(undergraduate programmes)
IELTS requirement
(postgraduate programmes)
Subject area: Arts and Humanities
London School of Economics and Political Science 2 contact institution contact institution
University of Oxford 3 7 7
University of Cambridge 4 7 contact institution
London Business School 12 contact institution contact institution
University College London 29 5.5 contact institution
University of Manchester 35 5.5 contact institution
University of Warwick 39 5.5 contact institution
King’s College London 47 7 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 52 6.5 6.5
Imperial College London 53 6 contact institution
Subject area: Engineering and Technology
University of Cambridge 3 7 contact institution
Imperial College London 7 6 contact institution
University of Oxford 9 7 7
University of Manchester 47 5.5 contact institution
University College London 50 5.5 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 73 6.5 6.5
University of Birmingham 89 6.5 6
University of Southampton 90 6.5 contact institution
Subject area: Life Sciences and Medicine
University of Cambridge 2 7 contact institution
University of Oxford 3 7 7
University College London 11 5.5 contact institution
Imperial College London 15 6 contact institution
King’s College London 23 7 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 28 6.5 6.5
University of Glasgow 46 6.5 6.5
The University of Manchester 51 5.5 contact institution
University of Bristol 56 6 contact institution
University of Birmingham 65 6.5 6
Subject area: Natural Sciences
University of Cambridge 2 7 contact institution
University of Oxford 5 7 7
Imperial College London 11 6 contact institution
University of Manchester 43 5.5 contact institution
University College London 49 6.5 6.5
University of Edinburgh 49 5.5 contact institution
Durham University 57 4.5 4.5
University of Bristol 68 6 contact institution
University of Southampton 95 6.5 contact institution
Subject area: Social Sciences and Management
London School of Economics and Political Science 2 7 7
University of Oxford 3 7 7
University of Cambridge 4 7 contact institution
London Business School 12    
University College London 29 5.5 contact institution
University of Manchester 35 5.5 contact institution
University of Warwick 39 5.5 contact institution
King’s College London 47 7 contact institution
University of Edinburgh 52 6.5 6.5
Imperial College London 53 6 contact institution

*These are the minimum IELTS score requirements applicable to all programmes, except those specified by an institution. These requirements were taken from http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/.

List of subjects

1. Arts and Humanities

  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art and Design
  • English Language & Literature
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Languages
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy

2. Engineering and Technology

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil & Structural Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mineral & Mining Engineering

3. Life Sciences and Medicine

  • Agriculture & Forestry 
  • Biological Sciences
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Psychology
  • Veterinary Science 

4. Natural Sciences

  • Physics & Astronomy 
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Earth & Marine Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Sciences
  • Geography

5. Social Sciences and Management

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Anthropology
  • Business and Management
  • Sociology
  • Communication
  • Politics
  • Education
  • Development Studies
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Social Policy

Study Visa for the UK

If you are applying for a Tier 4 Student Visa to a Highly Trusted Sponsor (HTS) for the purpos-es of studying a bachelor or postgraduate degree, you are required to meet the English lan-guage level set by the institution. 

All British universities and colleges accept IELTS results. This means you can apply with your IELTS result from any of the 1,000 IELTS test locations worldwide, unless your institution has additional requirements. Please check with the official Register of Sponsors from the Home Office.

IELTS for UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) 

This test is for those who are wishing to study courses below degree-level in the UK, or others who are required to take a Secure English Language Test (SELT) as part of a direct application to UK Visas and Immigration. The test involves Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking com-ponents.

IELTS test type required (by institution and course/programme)

 
  • Foundation course
  • Pre-sessional course
  • Language course
  • Below degree-level course
  • Undergraduate programme
  • Postgraduate programme and above
  • Higher Education Institution in the UK /
  • Tier 4 Highly Trusted Sponsor
IELTS for UKVI  IELTS Academic (except for institutions with special re-quirements)
  • Non-Higher Education Institution in UK /
  • Non-Tier 4 Highly Trusted Sponsor 
IELTS for UKVI  IELTS for UKVI