International students interested in studying in UK must take the IELTS exam to test their English language proficiency because English is the communication medium in UK universities.
In this article, we will cover the IELTS requirements for UK Universities according to the QS rankings.
IELTS Requirement for Canada
While there isn’t a minimum UK IELTS requirement for immigration, language requirements to enter a top UK University are rather stringent, with both an overall score and per-section prerequisites.
For good universities, it is often a total score of 7.0 and a minimum of 6 per section.
Here are the minimum IELTS requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at UK universities.
QS World University Rankings in 2022
|World Rank||Name of Educational Institution||IELTS Minimum Requirement(Undergraduate)||IELTS Minimum Requirement(Postgraduate)|
|2||University of Oxford||7.0||7.0|
|3||University of Cambridge||7.0||7.0|
|7||Imperial College London||6.5||6.5|
|8||University College London||6.5||6.5|
|16||University of Edinburgh||6.5||7.0|
|27||University of Manchester||6.0||6.0|
|35||Kings College London||7.0||7.0|
|49||London School of Economics and Political Science||7.0||7.0|
|61||University of Warwick||6.0||6.5|
|62||University of Bristol||6.0||6.0|
|73||University of Glasgow||6.0||7.0|
|77||University of Southampton||6.5||6.5|
|90||University of Birmingham||6.0||6.5|
|91||University of St Andrews||7.0||7.0|
|92||University of Leeds||6.0||6.0|
|95||University of Sheffield||6.0||6.5|
|103||University of Nottingham||6.0||6.0|
|117||Queen Mary University of London||6.0||6.5|
|149||University of Exeter||6.5||7.0|
|151||University of York||6.5||6.0|
|166||University of Bath||7.0||6.5|
|189||University of Liverpool||6.5||6.5|
|202||University of Reading||7.0||6.5|
|205||University of Aberdeen||6.0||6.5|