Study in the UK with IELTS

Do you want to study in the UK? IELTS can help you get there.

Over 1,000 UK universities and other institutions of higher education accept IELTS as proof of proficiency in the English Language. The IELTS test gives an accurate reflection of your ability to understand, read, write and speak English.

Find out who accepts IELTS in the United Kingdom.

Visit our Study in the UK pages to find out more about studying in the UK, and how to apply for a place on an undergraduate or postgraduate course.

IELTS is also accepted by the UKVI (UK Visa and Immigration, formerly known as UK Border Agency) to process the immigration applications of non-EU citizens. If you are applying for a visa to move to or remain in the UK,  there’s an IELTS test for you. You can find more information on our IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration page.

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