Accepted Certificates and Exemptions

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Find out about the English language requirements to attend Domus Academy’s postgraduate programmes.

TO ATTEND THE ACADEMIC MASTERS & THE 2-YEAR MASTER OF ARTS

The English language requirement is IELTS 5.0 Academic or General or recognized equivalent certificate to be submitted at least three months before the beginning of the Programme and should not be older than 2 years. Here below the list of the accepted English language certificates and exemptions:

IELTS Academic or General 5.0
Cambridge English: First (FCE) 154
Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) 159
Cambridge English: CAE – Advanced 154
Cambridge English: CPE – Proficency Proficiency (C2)
Cambridge English: Linguaskill 160
TOEFL ibt (internet based test) Overall minimum 45
Trinity College London Integrated Skills ISE (all four parts, not partial) grade II (B2) in all parts grade III (C1) in all parts grade IV (C2) in all parts
PTE Academic 35
TEEP 5
PTE Academic 36–42
TEEP 5
TOEIC Listening and reading: score 600; Speaking: score 140; Writing: score 140
BIEB B1 – Level B2 certificate in ESOL international (Level 1)
ESB Esol – All modes: Level 1 – All modes

 

Exemptions (prior check with the Admissions Office):

• Mother Tongue
• BA Degree run in English (graduated within and not later than 2 years prior Domus Academy Master’s Programme) – Please provide an official university certificate stating that English was the official and only medium of instruction.

TO ATTEND THE DOUBLE AWARD MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

The English language requirement is IELTS 5.0 Academic or General or recognized equivalent certificate to be submitted at least three months before the beginning of the Master’s Programme and should not be older than 2 years. Here below the list of the accepted English language certificates and exemptions:

IELTS Academic or General 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in each individual component)
REPT TEST provided by Regent’s University London* 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in each individual component)
Cambridge English: First (FCE) 162
Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) Not accepted
Cambridge English: CAE – Advanced Advanced (C1) – min 162
Cambridge English: CPE – Proficency Proficiency (C2)
Cambridge English: Linguaskill Not accepted
TOEFL ibt (internet based test) Overall min. 49 (speaking min 16, reading min 8, writing min 18, listening min 7)
Trinity College London Integrated Skills ISE (all four parts, not partial) grade II (B2) in all parts grade III (C1) in all parts grade IV (C2) in all parts
PTE Academic 51
TEEP Not accepted
TOEIC Listening and reading: score 785 Speaking: score 160; Writing: score 150
BIEB Not accepted
ESB Not accepted
LanguageCert International ESOL B2 Communicator Written and Spoken

 

* REPT is an online English proficiency test provided by Regent’s University London at an additional fee of Euro 120,00. Please notice that students applying to Double Award Master’s Programme must be compliant with the English requirements given both by NABA for the awarding of the Academic Master’s Degree and by Regent’s University London for the awarding of the Master of Arts’ Degree.

Exemptions (prior check with the Admissions Office):

• Mother Tongue
• BA Degree run in English (graduated within and not later than 2 years prior Domus Academy Master’s Programme) – Please provide an official university certificate stating that English was the official and only medium of instruction.

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