English Language Requirements for MSc Global Subsea Engineering for 2018/19 Academic Year

The University of Aberdeen and Curtin University deliver their degrees in English language.  It is therefore essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write English fluently.

Applicants can demonstrate their English skills by submission of recognised tests and qualifications.  In all cases, all English language qualifications must be taken less than two years before the degree start date.


Listening – 5.5 or above
Reading – 5.5 or above
Speaking – 5.5 or above
Writing – 6.0 or above
Overall – 6.5


Listening – 17 or above
Reading – 18 or above
Speaking – 20 or above
Writing – 21 or above
Overall – 90

 PTE Academic

Listening – 51 or above
Reading – 51 or above
Speaking – 51 or above
Writing  – 54 or above
Overall – 62 or above

Cambridge English Advanced

Listening – 162 or above

Reading – 162 or above

Speaking – 162 or above

Writing – 169 or above

Overall – 176 or above

Cambridge English Proficiency  


Listening – 176 or above

Reading – 176 or above

Speaking – 176 or above

Writing – 176 or above

Overall – 190 or above


An English language test is not required if:

You are a national of one of the following English speaking countries:

Australia; Canada; Republic of Ireland; New Zealand; UK or USA


You hold a degree at Bachelor’s level or above which was delivered in English at a recognised university in one of the following countries:

Australia; New Zealand; Republic of Ireland; UK or USA