General Requirements:

Secondary school graduation, with a minimum overall average of 67% (C+). Students must provide evidence of graduation (certificate or school letter). Students must also provide transcripts of secondary school grades.

IB Students: 

Admission is based on total IB points of 24 or higher. Transfer credit is given for all higher level courses with a score of 4 or higher. Traditional undergraduate programs require an English A1 or A2 score of 4; UT1 requires 3.

A Levels (Cambridge GCE):           

  • 3 A-levels at C or above OR
  • 2 A-levels + 2 AS-levels at C or above OR
  • 4 AS levels at C or above

Hong Kong (HKDSE):

  • Minimum HKDSE scores: a minimum of 2 in English, Chinese, Mathematics, Liberal Studies + two electives

Canadian Offshore Schools:

  • Four Grade 12 academic courses with an average of 67%.
  • English 12 with a combined C OR Communications 12 with a B.

English Proficiency (ONE of the following):

Graduation from an English-medium secondary school, with at least a C in English

Communications 12  – minimum B

Grade 12/Senior English (or equivalent) – minimum C (combined average of class grade and provincial exam)


IELTS 6.0 (with a writing score of 6.0)

CAEL 60 (available at TWU Testing Centre)

International Baccalaureate (IB): A1 or A2 English, minimum score of 3.

LPI – minimum score 4

Successful completion of TWU ESLI Level 5

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