Is IGCSE English accepted by universities?
The GCSE and the IGCSE are very similar and are accepted as ‘equivalent’ qualifications by the vast majority of universities, sixth form colleges and other independent schools around the world.
What level is IGCSE English?
Level 2 Certificate
The Level 2 Certificate in First Language English (IGCSE) is equivalent to GCSE English. You will follow the CIE Level 2 Certificate in First Language English – IGCSE syllabus, which will introduce you to a wide range of literary and non-literary materials.
Do I need Ielts if I have IGCSE English?
The uk border agency has recently decided that igcse English does not count as an acceptable qualification so you need to do ielts for most unis.
How do I apply for CEFR?
To apply for a Certifying Statement for CEFR, please complete the application form….
- Go to the UKVI website for more information about the documents required for studying in the UK.
- Go to the UCAS website to learn more about the English proficiency tests accepted by UK universities.
Is IGCSE English C1?
Further information about the CEFR can be found here….Comparing Cambridge English exams to GCSE/A-Level English.
|RQF Level||GCSE/A-Level||Cambridge English Qualification|
|Level 2||GCSE grades 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4 or grades A*, A, B, C||C1 Advanced|
|Level 1||GCSE grades 3, 2, 1 or grades D, E, F, G||B2 First|
Can IGCSE replace IELTS?
Certainly. They are two different examinations. IGCSE is for your academic level, and IELTS is for your English Proficiency.
Is CEFR exam free?
This is a quick, free online test. At the end of each test your level will be assessed at a CEFR level (A2 to C2).
How much does the CEFR test cost?
Trinity exams cost £150 if you are doing just a speaking and listening exam (known as GESE and suitable for CEFR A1, A2 and B1) or £180 if you are also doing reading and writing (known as ISE and suitable for CEFR B1, B2 and C1). Make sure you know which exam you need to be taking before you book.
Is IGCSE accepted in USA universities?
Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge O Level Leading universities in the US require Cambridge International AS & A Levels for admissions, but some colleges and universities will accept students with five Cambridge IGCSEs or Cambridge O Levels at grade C or above.
Is GCSE English equivalent to B2?
Which English test is required for UK universities?
The IELTS Academic test
The IELTS Academic test is generally the most recommended if you want to study an undergraduate or postgraduate course at a UK university. TOEFL is another of the world’s most recognised English language tests.
Is IGCSE B2 level?
Do universities prefer IGCSE or GCSE?
Do universities prefer IGCSE or GCSE? Both GCSEs and IGCSEs are recognised and accepted by UK Universities and they do not distinguish between the two qualifications and therefore treat them as equivalent qualifications.
What English certificate do I need for university?
TOEFL® iBT. PTE Academic. C1 Advanced (formerly known as CAE) B2 First (formerly known as FCE)
Can I take CEFR test online?
What is the common European Framework of reference for languages?
The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is an international standard for describing language ability. It describes language ability on a six-point scale, from A1 for beginners, up to C2 for those who have mastered a language.
What is IGCSE English-first language?
Cambridge IGCSE English – First Language (9-1) (0990) Cambridge IGCSE (9–1) First Language English is designed for learners whose first language is English. The course enables learners to: develop the ability to communicate clearly, accurately and effectively when speaking and writing.
What is IGCSE English-first language (0500) Cambridge?
English – First Language (0500) Cambridge IGCSE First Language English is designed for learners whose first language is English. The course enables learners to: develop the ability to communicate clearly, accurately and effectively when speaking and writing.
What is IGCSE English as a second language (speaking endorsement)?
Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language (Speaking endorsement) (0510) Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language is designed for learners who already have a working knowledge of the language and who want to consolidate their understanding in order to progress in their education or career.