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English Testing Canada - Scarborough-William Academy

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December 03, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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English Testing Canada - Scarborough-William Academy

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British Council - Centre of English Studies - Harrogate

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British Council - Centre of English Studies - Harrogate

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Hong Kong
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British Council Morocco - Sup MTI

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February 24, 2023 Academic March 09, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS
February 24, 2023 General Training March 09, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS
March 24, 2023 Academic April 06, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS
March 24, 2023 General Training April 06, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS
January 27, 2023 General Training February 09, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS

British Council Morocco - Sup MTI

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February 24, 2023 Academic March 09, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS
February 24, 2023 General Training March 09, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS
March 24, 2023 Academic April 06, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS
March 24, 2023 General Training April 06, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS
January 27, 2023 General Training February 09, 2023 MAD 2600 DETAILS

British Council - Courtyard by Marriot Hong Kong Shatin

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December 16, 2022 General Training December 29, 2022 HKD 2300 DETAILS
December 16, 2022 Academic December 29, 2022 HKD 2300 DETAILS
January 06, 2023 Academic January 19, 2023 HKD 2300 DETAILS
January 06, 2023 General Training January 19, 2023 HKD 2300 DETAILS
December 03, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council - Courtyard by Marriot Hong Kong Shatin

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December 16, 2022 General Training December 29, 2022 HKD 2300 DETAILS
December 16, 2022 Academic December 29, 2022 HKD 2300 DETAILS
January 06, 2023 Academic January 19, 2023 HKD 2300 DETAILS
January 06, 2023 General Training January 19, 2023 HKD 2300 DETAILS
December 03, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council - CD IELTS, Chandigarh (Elante)

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British Council - CD IELTS, Chandigarh (Elante)

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British Council Hong Kong - Nina Hotel Tsuen Wan West

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British Council Hong Kong - Nina Hotel Tsuen Wan West

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British Council Islamabad - Mirpur - Grand Regency Hotel

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British Council Islamabad - Mirpur - Grand Regency Hotel

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Other test centres in or nearby Hong Kong

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  • There is one British Council test centre in Hong Kongs capital Hong Kong. The average IELTS score of test takers with Chinese as native language is 6. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Hong Kong was 6.53. According to our database, there are 59 universities in Hong Kong that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Hong Kong is 6.5.

    Over the years, universities in Hong Kong have been focusing on promoting quality higher education by welcoming talents, upholding academic freedom, respecting institutional autonomy, supporting collaboration, and promoting academic exchanges. Hong Kong aspires to further develop itself as a regional education hub with world-class universities and quality institutions, through diversification and internationalisation. Universities focus on offering bilingual students a broad knowledge base, a global outlook, as well as the ability to think critically and creatively, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Over 3 700 overseas companies have based their Asia-Pacific operations, employing over 200 000 people. Find the best information about what it’s like to study in Hong Kong, including degree course offers, career opportunities, student life, living costs, and more. Higher education institutions Of the 17 local degree-awarding institutions in Hong Kong, three are ranked in the world’s top 50 and Asia’s top 10 by the Quacquarelli Symonds University Rankings 2013-14. Nine are publicly funded and eight are self-financing institutions. In 2013, the Times Higher Education survey ranked two universities in Hong Kong in the top 100 of the world, and three in the “100 under 50”rankings (top 100 universities less than 50 years of history). According to Financial Times surveys in 2013, Hong Kong universities also host some of the world’s best business administration and executive business management programmes. Many institutions collaborate with prestigious universities worldwide to offer joint academic programmes – especially MBAs.

    Hong Kong is an international city where both English and Chinese are official languages and English is used as teaching medium in most university courses. Students are able to learn authentic Chinese at the higher education institution they are enrolled in. If English is not your mother tongue, you will need to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or equivalent exams.

    To study in English at one of the universities in Hong Kong, 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 Hong Kong

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Hong Kong?

    The IELTS test in Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong?

    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 Hong Kong can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Hong Kong?

    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 Hong Kong. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

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

    There is no "best test center" in Hong Kong , 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 Hong Kong to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

    When will IELTS exams start in Hong Kong?

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

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