Do you want to study in the UK? IELTS can help you get there.
IELTS is the world’s most popular high-stakes English test, with over 3 million tests taken in the last year and it is the only major English language test giving you a two-way face to face language speaking assessment. This gives you confidence knowing you are better equipped for real life situations.
Almost all UK universities and higher education institutions accept IELTS for proof of proficiency in the English Language.
The IELTS test gives an accurate reflection of your ability to understand, read, write and speak English. This is because some of the world’s leading experts in English language assessment have developed IELTS.
Our online search facility gives full details of all educational institutions in the UK that accept IELTS.
Booking is easy – either online, or at your local test centre – and tests are available up to four times a month.
Take IELTS to prove you have the right language skills to study in the UK.
UK Study Application checklist
Careful planning is required for applying to study in the UK. Use this checklist to record your progress.
Up to 3 years before enrolment
15-18 months before enrolment
12-14 months before enrolment
10-12 months before enrolment
6-9 months before enrolment
At this stage you should know which UK institutions have accepted you as a student.
3 months before enrolment
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