English language requirements

To be eligible to study at the Australian National University (ANU), you need to demonstrate in your application that you meet the English language requirements.

The English requirements are part of the University's minimum admission requirements. In your application you may also need to meet some additional requirements set by your degree program.

Our English language requirements apply to all prospective:

  • domestic students
  • international students.

Demonstrating that you meet the requirements

There are multiple ways for you to demonstrate that you meet the English language requirements, including those below:

  • Completion of prior secondary or tertiary qualifications in English
  • Providing an acceptable English proficiency test. Here are some of the popular tests:
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    • TOEFL iBT
    • Cambridge C1 Advanced
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic
  • By citizenship of certain English speaking countries (Group A countries) along with education undertaken in that country.

Please refer to the ANU English language policy for more information about satisfying the language requirements.

Apply to study at ANU

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