English Language Requirements

Minimum standards for international students

International GMIT students

Courses are taught through English at GMIT.  

Therefore students need to demonstrate a high level of competence in the English language.

In addition to other entry requirements, applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of English language proficiency.

Please scroll down to view the minimum English language proficiency standards for entry to GMIT.

 

Testing System

For entry to:

Minimum Standard

IELTS

Undergraduate 

5.5 (min 5 in each component)  
  Postgraduate (Taught and Research)

6 (in each component)

 

Foundation 

5 (overall)

TOE)FL Undergraduate

iBT 70 (min scores of 15 in each component)

 

Postgraduate (Taught and Research)

iBT 80 min score of 18 in each component)
  Undergraduate

CBT 196 (min score of 15 in each component)

   

Postgraduate (Taught and Research)

CBT 213 (min score of 18 in each component)

  Undergraduate 

PBT 525 (min score of 50 in each component)

 

Postgraduate  (Taught and Research)

PBT 550 (min score of 55 in each component)

  Foundation 

iBT 60

  Foundation 

PBT 500

TOEIC 

Undergraduate

605
  Postgraduate (Taught and Research)

660

 

Foundation

540

Trinity College London

Undergraduate

Trinity GESE 8 or ISE 11
  Postgraduate (Taught and Research)

Trinity GESE 9 or ISE 11

Cambridge Exams Undergraduate

FCE (High Grade C)

  Postgraduate (Taught and Research)

FCE (Grade B)

 

Foundation

FCE (Grade C)

CEFR (Common European  Framework of Reference for Languages)

Undergraduate

B2

 

Postgraduate (Taught and Research)

High B2

  Foundation

High B1

PTE (Academic) Pearson Test of English

Undergraduate

51 (Minimum 46 in each component)

  Postgraduate (Taught and Research)

55 (Minimum 55 in each component)      

 

Please note:

  • Other examinations and qualifications may be considered on a case by case basis.
  • All results must have been achieved within 2 years of application to GMIT.
  • GMIT reserves the right to change the above minimum requirements at any time and without notice.
  • Applicants should note that the above grades are a minimum entry requirement.

Further Information: 

Please contact GMIT International Office for further information or support.

Tel: +353 (0)91 742211
Email: International Office