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If you do not currently meet the English language requirements for your chosen course then we offer a number of Pre-sessional English courses to help you achieve the entry requirements. For Pre-Sessional entry requirements, please see 
Course options and entry requirements for Pre-sessional Courses

For Pre-Sessional courses and the International Foundation Programme, York St John University can only accept UK Visas & Immigration-approved SELT IELTS (IELTS for UKVI) exams as evidence of English language ability.

Please be aware that BA(Hons) Media Production: Journalism requires IELTS 7.5 (with no less than 7.5 in each component) or equivalent.

IELTS

6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each component) 
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 169, with no score below 162 
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 180, with no score below 180 
Pearson (PTE)

Overall score of 51
Listening: minimum level 49
Speaking: minimum level 49
Reading: minimum level 49
Writing: minimum level 49

Trinity ISE III (C1 SELT) with a Pass in each component 
TOEFL iBT Overall score of 75 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 20), other forms of TOEFL are not acceptable 
GCSE Grade C or above in English Language 
iGCSE Grade C or above in English as 1st Language 
AS or A Level Pass in English Language
Bachelors or Masters Degree Successful completion at a University in a majority English speaking country where the language of tuition has been English
European Baccalaureate L1 – 6.0
L2 – 7.0
L3 – 7.5
International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) English A: Literature (Standard: Level 4, Higher: Level 4)
English A: Literature and Language (Standard: Level 5, Higher: Level 4)
English Language B (Standard: Level 6, Higher: Level 5)
IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 6.0 in each component) 
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 176, with no score below 169 
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 187, with no score below 187 
Pearson (PTE)

Overall score of 58

Listening: minimum level 58
Speaking: minimum level 58
Reading: minimum level 58
Writing: minimum level 58

Trinity ISE III (C1 SELT) with a Pass in each component 
TOEFL iBT Overall score of 79 (with no less than 19 in each band), other forms of TOEFL are not acceptable 
GCSE Grade C or above in English Language 
iGCSE Grade C or above in English as 1st Language 
AS or A Level Pass in English Language
Bachelors or Masters Degree Successful completion at a University in a majority English speaking country where the language of tuition has been English
European Baccalaureate L1 – 6.0
L2 – 7.0
L3 – 7.5
International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) English A: Literature (Standard: Level 4, Higher: Level 4)
English A: Literature and Language (Standard: Level 5, Higher: Level 4)
English Language B (Standard: Level 6, Higher: Level 5)
IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 6.5 in each component) 
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 185, with no score below 178 
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 196, with no score below 196 
Pearson (PTE)

Overall score of 65

Listening: minimum level 65
Speaking: minimum level 65
Reading: minimum level 65
Writing: minimum level 65

Trinity ISE III (C1 SELT) with a Pass in each component 
TOEFL iBT Overall score of 94 (with no less than 23 in each band), other forms of TOEFL are not acceptable 
GCSE Grade C or above in English Language 
iGCSE Grade C or above in English as 1st Language 
AS or A Level Pass in English Language
Bachelors or Masters Degree Successful completion at a University in a majority English speaking country where the language of tuition has been English
European Baccalaureate L1 – 6.0
L2 – 7.0
L3 – 7.5
International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) English A: Literature (Standard: Level 4, Higher: Level 4)
English A: Literature and Language (Standard: Level 5, Higher: Level 4)
English Language B (Standard: Level 6, Higher: Level 5)
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