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British Council Bangkok - ALIST Professional Education

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July 27, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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British Council Bangkok - ALIST Professional Education

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Pathum Thani
133 km

British Council Bangkok - Satit Bilingual School of Rangsit Uni

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British Council Bangkok - Rangsit University

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Bangkok
161 km

British Council Siam Square

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July 27, 2024 Academic August 09, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS
July 27, 2024 General Training August 09, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS
July 28, 2024 Academic August 10, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS
July 28, 2024 General Training August 10, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS
July 29, 2024 General Training August 11, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS

British Council Bangkok - Assumption University Suvarnabhumi Campus

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British Council Bangkok - Thai-Singapore International School

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British Council Bangkok - Westminster International Pinklao

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July 27, 2024 Academic August 09, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS
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July 28, 2024 Academic August 10, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS
July 28, 2024 General Training August 10, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS
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British Council Bangkok - Westminster International Ladprao

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July 27, 2024 Academic August 09, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS
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British Council Bangkok - Westminster International Pinklao

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British Council Bangkok - Westminster International Samyan Mitrtown

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British Council Bangkok - Westminster International Ladprao

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British Council Bangkok - Westminster International Ladprao (UKVI test location)

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July 28, 2024 UKVI Academic August 10, 2024 THB 7990 DETAILS
July 28, 2024 UKVI General Training August 10, 2024 THB 7990 DETAILS
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British Council - Bangkok

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Phitsanulok
206 km

British Council Bangkok - Mayflower Grande Hotel Phitsanulok

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British Council Bangkok - Mayflower Grande Hotel Phitsanulok

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July 27, 2024 Academic August 09, 2024 THB 7350 DETAILS
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Other test centres in or nearby Thailand

  • IDP Education - Bangkok
  • IDP Education - Bangkok (UKVI test location)
  • IDP Education - Khon Kaen
  • Vientiane University College (UKVI test location)
  • Vientiane College - Laos
  • There is one British Council test centre in Thailands capital Bangkok. The average IELTS score of test takers with Thai as native language is 5.2. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Thailand was 6.08. According to our database, there are 4one university in Thailand that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Thailand is 5.6.

    Thailand is a great choice for international study due to famous Thai people’s friendliness and hospitality and the country’s rich culture and economic development. With a fascinating combination of tradition and modernism, and exotic scenery, Thailand welcomes more than 20,000 international students each year. Find the best information about what it’s like to study in Bangkok, including degree course offers, career opportunities, student life, living costs, and more. Tertiary education in Thailand is offered at universities, institutes of technology (known as the Rajamangala Institute), vocational and technical colleges, teachers colleges (known as the Rajabhat Institute), and other professional colleges such as nursing colleges, and police and military academies. The standard duration of study for most bachelor’s degree programmes is four years, except for architecture, art, graphic art and pharmacy that require five years of study. Basic training in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine lasts six years of study. The academic year is made up of two semesters, June to October and November to March, and a summer session from April to May. However, some Thai universities have adopted different start and end dates for their semesters to correlate with the other school systems, like the ones from U.S. or Europe.

    The most popular fields of study among foreign students are business administration, marketing, business English, Thai language, general management and international business management. To demonstrate the English level, students may be required to take an English proficiency test, such as TOEFL or IELTS test. For Thai programmes, the Test of Thai as a Foreign Language is the official certificate accepted by Thailand Ministry of Education.

    To study in English at one of the universities in Thailand, 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 Thailand

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Thailand?

    The IELTS test in Thailand costs THB 6900. Please note that you may need to make extra costs such as transportation or accomodation if you need to travel to a city to take IELTS. See our article on IELTS costs how to save money on your IELTS test.

    How can I apply for IELTS in Thailand?

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

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Thailand?

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

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

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

    When will IELTS exams start in Thailand?

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

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