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International English Language Testing System (Academic) Requirements

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic

Unless otherwise specified, entry into Bachelor programs requires:

IELTS Academic / IELTS Online overall score 6.5 with no sub score less than 6.0

Bond University accepts the IELTS Academic Online.

Direct entry to the following programsIELTS Academic / IELTS Online scores
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Overall score 7.0 with no sub score less than 7.0

  • Bachelor of Business Law
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Jurisprudence
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
  • Medical Program

Overall score 7.0 with no sub score less than 6.5

Important notes:

  • For combined programs, refer to requirements for each program. The higher English language requirement of the two programs will apply.
  • Approved English language test results must be no older than 24 months when the applicant commences their program. Find out more about the IELTS Academic and IELTS Online.
  • Your program may require you to satisfy additional English language proficiency requirements for accreditation and registration purposes (for example, AHPRA). Satisfying Bond University’s English Language proficiency requirements does not guarantee you meet accreditation and registration requirements.

These English language requirements are correct as of January 2022 and are subject to change. These are presented as a guide only. Bond University reserves the right to make the final decision regarding admission to the University.

Unless otherwise specified, entry into Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master coursework programs requires:

IELTS Academic / IELTS Online overall score 6.5 with no sub score less than 6.0

Direct entry to the following programsIELTS Academic/IELTS Online scores
  • Doctor of Physiotherapy
  • Master of Occupational Therapy
  • Master of Professional Psychology
  • Master of Psychology (Clinical)
  • Graduate Diploma in Occupation and Health

Overall score 7.0 with no sub score less than 7.0

NB: IELTS Online not accepted for Master of Occupational Therapy

  • Graduate Certificate of Nutrition
  • Graduate Diplomas of Nutrition
  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice
Overall 7.0 with no sub score less than 6.5

Important notes:

  • For combined programs, refer to requirements for each program. The higher English language requirement of the two programs will apply.
  • Approved English language test results must be no older than 24 months when the applicant commences their program. Find out more about the IELTS Academic and IELTS Online.
  • Your program may require you to satisfy additional English language proficiency requirements for accreditation and registration purposes (for example, AHPRA). Satisfying Bond University’s English Language proficiency requirements does not guarantee you meet accreditation and registration requirements.

These English language requirements are correct as of January 2022 and are subject to change. These are presented as a guide only. Bond University reserves the right to make the final decision regarding admission to the University.

Direct entry to the following programsIELTS Academic / IELTS Online scores
  • Diploma programs
Overall 6.0 with no sub score less than 5.5                                                             
  • Bond University College Foundation Program
Overall 5.5 with no sub score less than 5.0
Direct entry to the following programsEnglish language proficiency required
  • Level 7

Overall score 6.0 (Writing 6.0, no other sub score less than 5.5

  • Level 6

Overall score 5.5 (Writing 5.5, no other sub score less than 5.0)

  • Level 5

Overall score 5.0 (Writing 5.0, no other sub score less than 4.5)

  • Level 4

Overall score 4.5 (Writing 4.5, no other sub score less than 4.0)

  • Level 3

Overall score 4.0 (Writing 4.0 no other sub score less than 3.5)

  • Level 2

Overall score 3.5 (Writing 6.0, no other sub score less than 3.0)

  • Level 1

Overall score 3.0

Important notes:

  • For combined programs, refer to requirements for each program. The higher English language requirement of the two programs will apply.
  • Approved English language test results must be no older than 24 months when the applicant commences their program. Find out more about the IELTS Academic and IELTS Online.
  • Your program may require you to satisfy additional English language proficiency requirements for accreditation and registration purposes (for example, AHPRA). Satisfying Bond University’s English Language proficiency requirements does not guarantee you meet accreditation and registration requirements.

These English language requirements are correct as of January 2022 and are subject to change. These are presented as a guide only. Bond University reserves the right to make the final decision regarding admission to the University.

Unless otherwise specified, entry into Higher Degrees by Research programs requires:

IELTS Academic overall score 7.0 with no sub score less than 6.5

Important notes:

  • For combined programs, refer to requirements for each program. The higher English language requirement of the two programs will apply.
  • Approved English language test results must be no older than 24 months when the applicant commences their program. Find out more about the IELTS Academic and IELTS Online.
  • Your program may require you to satisfy additional English language proficiency requirements for accreditation and registration purposes (for example, AHPRA). Satisfying Bond University’s English Language proficiency requirements does not guarantee you meet accreditation and registration requirements.

These English language requirements are correct as of January 2022 and are subject to change. These are presented as a guide only. Bond University reserves the right to make the final decision regarding admission to the University.