Applicants must be able to speak, comprehend, and write fluently in English. An English proficiency exam is required for applicants whose degree’s instruction medium was not English.
Exam scores can take up to 6 weeks to be released – ensure you provide yourself with ample time from the deadline to write the test. You must arrange to have your scores sent to us directly from the testing service organization.
Students may demonstrate proficiency by submitting scores from IELTS (the International English Language Testing System) and the IELTS Indicator Test.
Either one of the following:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or TOEFL Home Edition: 100, Print: 600, Computer: 250. Test Code: 0965
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) / IELTS Indicator* - Academic: 7.0 overall band
- Person Test of English (PTE) - Academic: 70
- Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL): 70 overall band
- Online Canadian Academic English Language Test^ (CAEL Online): 70 overall band
TOEFL offers computer, internet & paper-based tests, all of which are acceptable. Scores arrive 3-6 weeks after test is taken. Scores valid if written within last two years. We accept all valid TOEFL scores, including MyBestScore. If you are submitting MyBestScore, the score needs to be on the official report.
TOEFL Home Edition: This option is available for students who are unable to take the TOEFL iBT Test at a test center due to public health concerns. The test is offered everywhere that TOEFL iBT testing is normally available, except Mainland China and Iran. Read more
IELTS: Admission based on Academic Reading & Writing modules, not General Training. Scores arrive 3 weeks after test is taken. Scores valid if written within last two years.
*IELTS Indicator: The institution requires an overall IELTS Indicator band score of 7.0 and no IELTS Indicator score lower than 7.0. Our institution's name is UBC Sauder School of Business. Read more
PTE Academic: Admission based on Academic test only. Scores valid if written within last two years. Forward results to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more
^CAEL Online: The minimum overall band score (70 overall band) accepted by us will be the same as the CAEL CE test format. Read more