International - English Language Requirements

Non-local applicants are required to meet the following English language requirement:


  • A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet-based test* or 550 for the paper-based test;
  • An overall Band Score of 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).


* We do not accept MyBestTM  Score as meeting our English language requirement.


TOEFL iBT Home Edition, IELTS Online and IELTS Indicator will not be considered as meeting our English language requirements of taught programmes for September 2023 entry.


For applicants who have reached an equivalent English standard as below, the above English language requirement can be waived.

Individual cases will be considered on their own merits by the departments concerned. Applicants may be required to attend interviews or tests to further demonstrate their language proficiency. 

September 2022