Entry requirements

You need to meet the academic requirements for entry to the UQ program and be within the specified range of English language proficiency for that program. Minimum entry is IELTS 5.0 or recognised equivalent for most programs, with some programs requiring a higher level.

S: Speaking, L: Listening, R: Reading, W: Writing

BE entry and exit requirements for UQ programs that require Academic IELTS 6.5 (no score less than 6.0) or equivalent
  IELTS TOEFL Pearson Cambridge
BE 30* 5.0,
no sub-score less than 5
56
S:15 L:12 R:12 W:17
42,
no sub-score less than 42
154,
no sub-score less than 154
BE 25* 5.5,
no sub-score less than 5
70
S:15 L:12 R:12 W:17
49,
no sub-score less than 42
162,
no sub-score less than 154
BE 20* 5.5,
no sub-score less than 5.5
70
S:17 L:17 R:17 W:19
49,
no sub-score less than 49
162,
no sub-score less than 162
BE 15* 6.0,
no sub-score less than 5.5
78
S:17 L:17 R:17 W:19
60,
no sub-score less than 49
169,
no sub-score less than 162
BE 10** 6.0,
writing 6.0, no other sub-score skill less than 5.5
78
S:17 L:17 R:17 W:21
60,
S:49 L:49 R:49 W:60
169,
S:162 L:162 R:162 W:169
*The BEP 30, 25, 20 and 15-week pathways are not available for UQ programs that require a minimum entry score higher than 6.5.

**Academic IELTS overall score: Not more than 0.5 band below the specified UQ program requirement. Academic IELTS sub-band scores: If specified for a UQ degree program, not more than 0.5 band below the sub-band requirement. If not specified, no more than one band below the UQ degree program overall band requirement. Please ensure you refer to the specific UQ entry requirements for your chosen program.

Exit requirement for UQ entry: You must achieve a minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills for UQ programs requiring Academic IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing).