Take an IELTS test in or nearby Edinburgh

Are you preparing to take an IELTS test in or nearby Edinburgh, United Kingdom? 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 Edinburgh and register to save your spot within a couple of minutes.
Continue reading

British Council - Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd London MTS Edinburgh

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

  Test date Type Results by Test fee
May 30, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
May 30, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 06, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Basil Paterson College - Edinburgh

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

  Test date Type Results by Test fee
May 30, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
May 30, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 06, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Edinburgh - Basil Peterson College (UKVI test location)

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

  Test date Type Results by Test fee
May 30, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
May 30, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 06, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire

Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd - - City centre MTS @ Edinburgh British Study Centres

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

  Test date Type Results by Test fee
May 30, 2020 UKVI Academic June 12, 2020 GBP 175
May 30, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 June 12, 2020 GBP 175
June 06, 2020 UKVI Academic June 19, 2020 GBP 175
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic June 26, 2020 GBP 175
June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 June 26, 2020 GBP 175

British Council Edinburgh (UKVI test location)

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

  Test date Type Results by Test fee
May 30, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
May 30, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 06, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Edinburgh - Computer Delivered IELTS (UKVI test location)

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

  Test date Type Results by Test fee
May 30, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
May 30, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 06, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
Since many IELTS tests have been postponed due to the coronavirus, a new online test has been developed which can be taken from the comfort of your home. The IELTS Indicator is accepted by a growing number of universities to help you continue your education dreams during the Covid-19 situation.

Glasgow
67 km

British Council - INTO Glasgow Caledonian University

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

  Test date Type Results by Test fee
May 30, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
May 30, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 06, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council - Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd London (Newcastle College)

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

  Test date Type Results by Test fee
May 30, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
May 30, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 06, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
Aberdeen
149 km

British Council - Basil Paterson College Aberdeen

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

  Test date Type Results by Test fee
May 30, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
May 30, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 06, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Life Skills A1 Global test date: please enquire
June 13, 2020 UKVI Academic Global test date: please enquire

Other test centres in or nearby Edinburgh

  • Macquarie University - Darlington
  • About the city of Edinburgh

    There are test locations in Edinburgh offered and certified by British Council. The test fee specified for the exam locations above is indicative and can vary depending on test date, test location and test type. Please visit the test location website for most recent information.

    Make sure to prepare for the IELTS exam. Find an English language school in Edinburgh to make sure you advance your English language skills and get a high IELTS score on your test. Find and compare the best English programs by selecting the country and city on the search page. Choose a top language school that matches your intended English level and start your IELTS preparation course.

    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.


    Universities in Edinburgh that accept the IELTS test

    The University of Edinburgh

    The University of Edinburgh aims to deliver impact for society. We discover, develop and share knowledge. As a truly global university, rooted in Scotland’s capital city, we make a significant, sustainable and socially responsible contribution to the world.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 7.00
    Find out more about The University of Edinburgh

    Queen Margaret University

    At Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, our vision is to be a university of ideas and influence.Outward looking, we are responsive to the changing needs of society and make a real difference in the world. We have widely recognised expertise in health & rehabilitation; sustainable business and creativity & culture.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 7.50
    Find out more about Queen Margaret University

    Edinburgh Napier University

    At Edinburgh Napier we nurture talent and create knowledge that shapes communities all around the world.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Edinburgh Napier University

    Heriot-Watt University

    Heriot-Watt University is specialists in business, engineering, design and the physical, social and life sciences – subjects which make a real impact on the world and society. Learn from leading academics at the forefront of their specialism, and work with peers who share the passion for your chosen subject.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 7.50
    Find out more about Heriot-Watt University

    Edinburgh College of Art

    ECA is a vibrant and creative community of students and academics: a place of experimentation, exploration, intellectual stimulation and exciting collaborations.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Edinburgh College of Art

    British Council Scotland

    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about British Council Scotland

    Student Awards Agency for Scotland

    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Student Awards Agency for Scotland

    Scottish Funding Council

    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Scottish Funding Council

    The Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA)

    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about The Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA)

    The Royal Society of Edinburg

    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about The Royal Society of Edinburg

    Edinburgh College

    Our College is one of Scotland’s largest publicly-funded colleges, formed by the merger in October 2012 of Edinburgh’s Telford College, Jewel & Esk College and Stevenson College Edinburgh. Together we have over 100 years’ experience providing vocational learning and training for students Edinburgh, Scotland, and across the world.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 5.50
    Find out more about Edinburgh College

    Opus Learning

    Study Online in Business, Management and Leadership. Opus Learning is a UK-based online distance learning provider, offering Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved qualifications. Our courses and programmes offer: - Complete flexibility - Online tutor support - Competitive fees - Immediate access - Internationally recognised qualifications - Potential progression to university With Opus Learning, you can enrol and study anytime, anyplace, enabling you to fit your study around other commitments. That does not imply that you have to study on your own. Full tutor support is provided throughout, while interaction with your fellow students is easy thanks to our secure learning domain.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.00 / 5.50
    Find out more about Opus Learning

    ECS Scotland

    ECS Scotland is an independent and family-run, British Council accredited English language training centre based in the heart of Edinburgh. The school offers small group General, Business and Specific English courses to adults from all over the world. Courses are taught in small groups with a maximum of 5 students or 1-to-1. Courses are available to start any Monday and finish any Friday.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about ECS Scotland

    Caledonian Language School

    The school is open for students even when they don’t have classes, so that they can carry on studying in the self-access room, or using a classroom to practise listening. Computers are open access, so that everyone can keep in touch with friends and family at home. There’s also free wi-fi, if you want to Skype using your own lap-top or tablet.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Caledonian Language School

    Mackenzie School of English

    Mackenzie School of English specialises in the provision of innovative language, culture & activity programmes for students aged between 12 – 17 years old. We believe that a study trip with us will be one of the most memorable experiences of a young person’s life. Lessons at Mackenzie School are unique, challenging and, most importantly, fun! With our task-based approach learners have the opportunity to put into practice their existing knowledge and learn new language at the same time.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Mackenzie School of English

    Inlingua Edinburgh

    We are a language centre based in the heart of the beautiful and historic capital of Scotland. We offer a personalised approach to language learning with no more than 10 students in group lessons. Our courses suit every language level from beginner to advanced, with several options, including General English, Professional Business English, Exam Preparation and Foreign Language Training.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Inlingua Edinburgh

    English Language Academy

    English Language Academy is housed in a beautiful historic period building, in the centre of Edinburgh. We offer British Council & Education Scotland accredited language courses delivered by qualified teachers. We deliver Professional: Business, Aviation, Military, Medical, Engineering, Petrochem & Academic English courses preparing you for work or for higher education.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about English Language Academy

    Leith School of Art

    The School has independent status, which allows us freedom to teach in a way that we believe is beneficial for our students. The courses are not modular; instead they are structured around set projects and personal work. In addition we are able to have a high staff/student ratio, enabling us to really engage with our students and offer an art education that emphasises the whole person in curriculum and pastoral care.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Leith School of Art

    Basil Paterson Edinburgh

    With over 50 years' experience in teaching, Basil Paterson has a long tradition of academic excellence and remains dedicated to empowering each student in their education.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Basil Paterson Edinburgh

    Edinburgh Language Academy

    Edinburgh Language Academy is housed in a beautiful historic period building, in the centre of Edinburgh.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Edinburgh Language Academy

    Edinburgh School of English

    Edinburgh School of English was founded in 1969 and has gained a reputation as one of the UK’s leading English language schools. Over the years, it has developed a variety of intensive English language courses to suit both adults and young learners.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Edinburgh School of English

    Fettes Centre for Language & Culture

    Welcome to Fettes Centre for Language & Culture (FCLC Edinburgh), a boutique English Language School at Fettes College, Edinburgh, Scotland. Established in 2006 and accredited by the British Council in the second year of operation FCLC Edinburgh aims to provide an exceptional programme for all students.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Fettes Centre for Language & Culture

    OSCARS

    OSCARS Language School's aim is simple, and that is to offer the best possible customer service experience. The junior programmes deliver high quality English teaching and rich cultural, activity and excursion programmes. Combine these with good educational locations offering good facilities and accommodation around Oxford, Edinburgh, London and Northampton, and the recipe is in place for success.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about OSCARS

    TLI Edinburgh

    The Language Insititue is a family-run school located in a quiet residential area in the West End of Edinburgh but is still only 10 minutes walk from the city's main shopping streets and the historic "Edinburgh Castle".
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about TLI Edinburgh

    Global School of English

    Global School of English is proud to be a Scottish owned and family run school. The school was established in 2010 and is the sister school of Glasgow School of English, which has been teaching English to international students since 1997.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Global School of English

    Hamilton School of English - Edinburgh

    Established in 1984, the Hamilton School of English provides an unparalleled selection of English language, sporting and cultural courses for juniors, spread across Scotland’s most vibrant cities.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Hamilton School of English - Edinburgh

    Scottish Universities' International Summer School

    SUISS brings together students and academics who, irrespective of their national, religious, cultural or gender differences, share a love of literature and the arts. SUISS is affiliated with seven prestigious universities: The University of Aberdeen, The University of Dundee, The University of Edinburgh, The University of Glasgow, The Open University in Scotland, The University of St Andrews, and The University of Strathclyde
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Scottish Universities' International Summer School

    Alba English School

    The mission of Alba English School is to provide brilliant English classes to international people in Edinburgh and help them make the best of their time in Scotland.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00
    Find out more about Alba English School

    Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

    An SRUC education will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to move confidently into your chosen career. 95% of our graduates are in work or continuing in full-time education within six months of completing their course.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 7.00
    Find out more about Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

    Academy of Music and Sound

    Our students are at the heart of the Academy of Music and Sound, supported by our team of dedicated tutors. We offer specialist music performance and production education, preparing you for a career in the modern music industry with recognised music qualifications.
    Read moreRead less
    Required IELTS test score (indication only): Check with university
    Find out more about Academy of Music and Sound

    10 most popular study destinations for students in United Kingdom

    Test your English language proficiency

    Book an IELTS test