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Take an IELTS test in South Korea. You can find all the IELTS test dates and test locations here on admissiontestportal.com. Click on "Check availability" to access all available IELTS exams in South Korea and register to save your spot within a couple of minutes. According to our database, there are no test locations offered by British Council and no test locations offered by IDP in South Korea.

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British Council - Dongkuk University (UKVI test location)

This test centre is specifically authorised by UK Visas and Immigration and offers the UKVI exam. Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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April 4, 2020 General Training April 17, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 4, 2020 Academic April 17, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 11, 2020 Academic April 24, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 18, 2020 General Training May 1, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 18, 2020 Academic May 1, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
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British Council - Dalian Education University

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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Test date Type Results by Test fee
April 4, 2020 General Training April 17, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 4, 2020 Academic April 17, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 11, 2020 Academic April 24, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 18, 2020 General Training May 1, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 18, 2020 Academic May 1, 2020 Global test date: please enquire

There is one British Council test centre in South Koreas capital Seoul. The average IELTS score of test takers with Korean as native language is 5.5. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in South Korea was 5.97. According to our database, there are 48 universities in South Korea that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in South Korea is 6.3.

Nicknamed the Land of the Morning Calm, South Korea is a unique blend of old and new, ancient and modern, nature and technology. You can experience a long historical landscape, full of natural beauty, with the plus side of seeing a major tech and entertainment hub in the city of Seoul. These days, South Korea has achieved popularity among international students – and for good reason! There is a wide variety of universities and programmes for students everywhere to pursue their Master’s and Bachelor’s degree programmes. Plus, living and studying in South Korea is relatively inexpensive for most people. So, going to South Korea would ensure both stunning surroundings, interesting friends, and great value. In South Korea you have not only an endless number of options for careers, activities, cuisine, and weekend trips; you also have plenty of university options to select from. In fact, just in South Korea alone, you can discover hundreds of university options, each offering different types of training, research, and instruction that will suit whatever you are looking for. Based largely on an American education model, the universities in South Korea offer 4 year Bachelor’s degree programmes, with Master’s degrees giving you an additional 2-3 years of education. So there’s plenty of time to acquire necessary skills and knowledge before you’re tossed out there on the job market.

To study in English at one of the universities in South Korea, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

10 most popular study destinations for students in South Korea

  • I chose The Hague University because it has the program I like and accepts my IELTS score.

  • I had chosen IELTS as this covers all the areas of English skills. It was a quite good experience and I made a score of 7.

  • I choose IELTS because it is the most appropriate test that most of the educational institutions in Europe prefer. The experience was awesome when I took the test in my home country.

  • More than 800 British Council test locations
  • Accepted by more than 10,000 organisations
  • More than 3.5 million tests taken last year

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