English Proficiency Requirements

Except those from exempted countries, international students are required to supply proof of English proficiency. This is a mandatory requirement.

English proficiency is proven through submission of acceptable official examination results as listed below. Individual programs may require minimum scores higher that those indicated. Examination results must be no more that two years old.

All documents submitted must be official. Brandon University will accept documents that have been sent from the granting institution only. We will not accept e-mailed, photocopied, notarized or attested documents.

For all Graduate Programs:

Test Score
CAEL
(Canadian Academic English Language Assessment)
60
CanTEST
(Canadian Test for English for Scholars and Trainees)
4.5 (Reading/Listening)
4.0 (Speaking/Writing)
CPE
(Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
C
EAP
(English for Academic Purposes at Brandon University)
Tier 4 with 75% in each course plus CanTEST minimum scores as described above
IELTS
(International English Language Testing System (Academic))
6.5
MELAB
(Michigan English Language Assessment Battery)
80
PTEA
(Pearson Test of English Academic)
60
TOEFL
(Test of English as a Foreign Language)
567 (paper)
86 (Internet)

Please refer to the online Graduate Calendar for further information of individual programs.