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English Proficiency

Can I send another exam besides IELTS or TOEFL to prove English proficiency?

Yes you may! To view the English proficiency certificates that are accepted by UoPeople, please access the following link –

Should you have any further questions regarding English proficiency qualifications, please email the Office of Admissions at: [email protected]

What are Foundations English and MBA Foundations English?

Both Foundations English and Graduate Foundations English provide qualified students who do not hold an English Proficiency qualification, or achieved less than the minimum score required, with the opportunity to demonstrate the level of English required for successful academic study.

As a Foundations English or Graduate Foundations English student,...
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Is an English Proficiency document required?

If you are a non-native English speaker, or you graduated from an institution where English was not the primary language of instruction, please see which other English proficiency documents you may submit to be considered for admission to UoPeople here . 

Do I need to speak English?

Our online degree programs at UoPeople are accredited English degree programs – because of this, we require all non-native English speakers to provide us with proof of English proficiency.

There are four ways to prove your English proficiency – please see our link here to read all of them:

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Is there a minimum score required to prove English proficiency?

Yes. Please view the following link to see the minimum scores required for each English Proficiency certificate accepted by UoPeople –