Recognition of English Language Studies at Australian Institutions

English equivalencies

Depending on students’ educational background and country of origin, you may need to provide evidence of their English proficiency to be able to study at UOW. This page lists the UOW's English language requirements.

The following are to be used as guidelines only; additional information about an applicant's background will be taken into account when assessing eligibility for admission. These guidelines are subject to ongoing review by the University and may be amended at any time.

UOW requirementCourse & grade requirements
IELTS 5.5 EAP Competancy / Upper Intermediate I3 Level
IELTS 6.0 EAP Advanced A1 Level
IELTS 6.5 EAP A2 Level
UOW requirementCourse & grade requirements
IELTS 5.5 Completion of EAP Level 2 
IELTS 6.0 Completion of EAP Level 3
IELTS 6.5 Completion of EAP Level 4
IELTS 7.0 Completion of EAP Level 5