IELTS test results are reported on a band scale from 1 to 9. Most educational institutions set IELTS score requirements between 5.5 and 7. 


The test measures a candidate's ability to communicate using all four language skills. The test is offered in two test formats: Academic and General Training. 

The Academic format should be your choice if you are planning to undertake undergraduate or postgraduate study.

Next step

Once you have achieved the test results required you will have a number of top UK universities available for you to choose from.