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English Language Requirements

Our accelerated A Level programme is taught and examined in English and is intended to support students wishing to apply for top English-speaking universities. Success on this demanding programme will, therefore, require a high level of English language proficiency.

Those students who are native English speakers, are already educated in the English system or who have grown-up in an English-speaking country are likely to be exempt from the requirement to provide evidence of English language proficiency. Please check with the Admissions Team before completing your Application for, by emailing

All other students will be required to provide evidence of this when they apply.

Successful completion of this one-year programme and indeed admission to most UK universities requires an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent. An IELTS score of 6.0 may be acceptable at the start of the programme for some subject combinations e.g. Maths, Further Maths and Physics but it must be remembered that an IELTS score of 6.5 will be needed for most university applications.

Details of IELTS can be found using the link below.

How to Register for IELTSIf you believe you have a suitable equivalent qualification to IELTS in English language then please contact the Admissions Team who will be able to help.

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