About the Pearson Test of English Academic
The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) is an approved English language test recognised by Bond University.
PTE is a short, computer-based test that measures your English speaking, listening, reading and writing abilities. This two-hour test can be completed in a small testing centre in one of 117 countries.
You can satisfy the English language requirements for your preferred Bond program by achieving at least the minimum PTE score.
How do I share my PTE test results?
With the PTE test, you can send your scores as often as you like for free. Log in to your account and download a PDF of your results to share with us.
Please note that approved English language test results must be no older than 24 months when you commence your program at Bond.
Your PTE results
Approved English language test results must be no more than 24 months old when you commence your program at Bond.
Minimum required scores
The minimum test score you will need to meet depends on the program you are applying for. Some programs require higher levels of English proficiency than others. Please ensure you review the below list to find the PTE score needed for your program. This will also be listed on your program page, which can be found using our program finder.