English Language Requirements

If your native language is not English, you will be required to demonstrate your English proficiency by gaining an English language qualification prior to the commencement of your programme. Minimum requirements are detailed below, however higher levels may be required for entry onto certain programmes.

  • Successful completion of an INTO Glasgow Caledonian University English language programme
  • Academic IELTS Average Score of 6, with no element less than 5.5
  • TOEFL Internet based test overall score of 78 with minimum element scores of reading at 18, listening at 17, speaking at 20 and writing at 17
  • Pearson PTE Academic overall score of 54 with no element less than 51
  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) with a minimum Grade C
  • Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE) - Pass at Level III

We also accept other English Language Qualifications‌.

Pre-entry English language courses

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INTO Glasgow Caledonian University offers a range of academic and English language pathway programmes for applicants to Glasgow Caledonian University.  As a college within the University, INTO courses are fully accredited by Glasgow Caledonian University and INTO students are based on, and have full access to, Glasgow Caledonian University facilities.

Courses on offer include:

For more detailed information, please visit INTO Glasgow Caledonian University's website or contact us at intoscotland@gcu.ac.uk or on  +44 (0)141 331 8080.