Study or work in Australia or New Zealand with IELTS

Do you want to study or work in Australia or New Zealand? IELTS can help you get there.

Take IELTS to prove you that have the English language skills needed to study, work or migrate to Australia. Almost 900 higher education institutions and programmes in Australia accept IELTS as proof of English language proficiency.

Study or work in Australia

A large number of universities, private colleges and other institutions of higher education, as well as private employers, professional bodies and government agencies in Australia recognise that IELTS gives an accurate reflection of your ability to understand, read, write and speak English.

Our online search facility gives full details of all Australian organisations that accept IELTS.

Find out more about studying in Australia from organisations such as Study in Australia.

Download our free guide to studying or working in Australia

Migrate to Australia

IELTS is an integral part of the immigration process under the Australia Migration Visa, and is required for the principal applicant as well as their spouse and adult dependents over the age of 18.

You will need to check the IELTS scores required, as well as which version (Academic or General Training) of the IELTS test is needed in Australia before registering for IELTS.

You can find out more about immigration and student visa application procedures by visiting the Australian Government: Department of Immigration and Citizenship website.

Migrate to New Zealand

IELTS is also required to study or work in New Zealand.

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