CAMBRIDGE ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
Cambridge English certificates are officially accepted by thousands of institutions around the world as high-quality proof of language ability, enabling you to meet the English language requirements of your chosen course.
There is a range of exams at different levels to prepare you for studying in an English environment. The level most colleges and universities will expect you to have for undergraduate study is Level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the international framework used to describe language ability.
However, here is a table that explains the various levels of English taught.
|Cambridge English for Higher Education examsCommon European Framework of Reference (CEFR)||C2||Cambridge English: Proficency||IELTS||Postgraduate courses
Linguistically demanding undergraduate courses
|C1||Cambridge English: Advanced||Cambridge English: Business Higher||IELTS||Undergraduate courses|
|B2||Cambridge English: First||IELTS||Foundation and pathway courses|
Why Cambridge English?
- Cambridge English exams give colleges and universities reliable proof of your ability to use English in demanding academic settings.
- A Cambridge English certificate helps you stand out from the crowd as a high-achieving candidate with the language skills to succeed.
- Preparing for your Cambridge English exam teaches you everyday language skills for living and studying in an English-speaking environment.
- A wide range of support and preparation materials is available to help you get the most out of your Cambridge English exam.