Take an IELTS test in or nearby Australia

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Other test centres in or nearby Australia

  • Centro Europeu
  • Centro Europeu
  • IDP Education- PSB Academy City Campus
  • IDP Education- PSB Academy City Campus
  • There is one British Council test centre in Australias capital Canberra. The average IELTS score of test takers with English as native language is 7. According to our database, there are 757 universities in Australia that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Australia is 6.1.

    A country built by migrants and ready to welcome you with open arms, Australia is one of the most popular, unique, and multicultural study abroad destinations, making it easy for international students to fit in. The people of Australia are known for being friendly and welcoming, allowing you to feel the typical laid-back atmosphere from anywhere in the country. Adding to Australia’s charm is the unique and diverse natural environment, providing you red deserts on one side and rainforests on the other. Australia is home to several top-ranked universities which are hosted in some of the best student cities worldwide. If all this sounds tempting enough to you, get ready to embark on a life-changing study abroad experience in Australia! After the U.K. and the U.S., Australia is the 3rd most popular study destination in the world for international students. Australia has several top-ranked universities; and since their higher education is based on the British model, you can rest assured that you’ll receive world-class training in your chosen study field. Additionally, universities feature some of the most cutting-edge student facilities and all of them collaborate with well-known research centres around the country and around the world. In Australia, you can find a highly cosmopolitan environment in universities and throughout all major cities. You may be more intrigued to find that, since everything is international in Australia, there is also a global influence on the cuisine and restaurants.

    Improve your English through an English-language prep course: If you’re attending a degree programme in Australia, you will sometimes need to prove that your language skills are good enough to participate in the classes and understand the lectures. These courses will also prepare you for any of the English-language tests that universities require. Most Australian universities accept official English exams such as TOEFL or IELTS.

    To study in English at one of the universities in Australia, 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.

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    Frequently asked questions about IELTS in Australia

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Australia?

    The IELTS test in Australia costs between USD 140 and USD 310. However, each test center can set its own fee. So, make sure to check on the offical test centers website to get the most up to date information.

    How can I apply for IELTS in Australia?

    First make sure that you apply for the right type of IELTS. The IELTS exam is offered as Academic or a General Training variant. The Academic variant is for studying abroad and the General Training if you want to migrate to an English-speaking country and work there, or if you plan to attend a secondary school. Applying for all variants of IELTS in Australia can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Australia?

    If you plan to study or work in the United Kingdom, you need IELTS for UKVI. The UK Home Office has authorized the Secure English language exams (SELT) IELTS for UKVI Academic and General Training and IELTS Life Skills for visa applications to the UK coming from Australia. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

    Which test center in Australia is the best to take the IELTS exam?

    There is no "best test center" in Australia , all of them are equally good. The IELTS test is a standardized test that is conducted in exactly the same way on different locations. So, it doesn't really matter which test center you will go, you will always get the same high quality experience. Go directly to test centers in Australia to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

    When will IELTS exams start in Australia?

    IELTS exams in Australia are conducted through the whole year. You can find all dates for IELTS exams in Australia on the official IELTS registration website .

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