English Requirements

English language requirements

The language of instruction at the Global Study Centre is English. You must be able to demonstrate you are suitably proficient in English. The table below lists the IELTS results (or equivalent) that you need to enter our programmes.

Please note your test must have been taken within the past two years.

If you don't meet the English requirements stated below, then you can find out more about the English programmes available at the Global Study Centre.

Countries where education is in English

Education in the secondary and higher education systems of the countries listed via the link below satisfies the University of Leicester’s English language requirements. This means that if you have...

  • either completed your secondary (high school) education in a public (state-funded) school
  • or completed at least one year of higher education in a recognised university

...in one of the countries listed via the link below, the University does not need further evidence of your English language ability.