English language requirements

International students must display a suitable proficiency in English.

English proficiency

International students wishing to study through QUT Online must fulfill one of the following requirements.

QUT approved English proficiency tests

  • IELTS Academic, TOEFL iBT, Pearson (Academic), Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
  • Test must be taken within two years of commencement at QUT course
  • Results must be verified via the issuing authority’s online service.

Satisfactory completion of secondary studies in approved English speaking countries

  • Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, Singapore.

Satisfactory completion of tertiary (bachelor or higher) studies in approved English speaking countries

  • Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, Singapore
  • Some countries other than above may also be acceptable.

Professional work experience in approved English speaking countries

  • Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, Singapore
  • Must be five years full-time equivalence within the last ten years.