Do I need to sit an English Language Test…?

If you are an IMG you will be required to sit an English Language Test unless:

  1.  English is your first language and you have completed all of your primary and secondary education taught and assessed in English in a recognised country*, and completed your medical qualifications which were taught and assessed solely in English. Or;
  1. You have a combination of secondary education and tertiary qualifications, where you have undertaken and satisfactorily completed at least two years of your secondary education which was taught and assessed solely in English in a recognised country, and completed your medical qualifications which were taught and assessed in English. Or; 
  1. You have undertaken and satisfactorily completed at least six years’ (full-time equivalent) continuous education taught and assessed solely in English, in any of the recognised countries, which includes your medical qualification

If you don’t meet one of the above criteria, you will need to sit for an English Language Test. Your options include sitting for an OET, IELTS, PTE, or TOEFL iBT. 

*recognised countries are Australia, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland and South Africa.

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