As the majority of our programs are delivered and examined in English, it is essential that the English language skills of all our students are at the required minimum level.
All students applying for admission to ADU will need to demonstrate the required level of proficiency in English through one of the following tests:
This is the Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT), a national system of standardized computer-based tests, based on United Arab Emirates national standards.
This Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an English language test jointly administered by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English.
Cambridge Assessment English is part of the University of Cambridge. They develop and produce exams and qualifications as proof of English language ability.
City & Guilds
City and Guilds is an educational organization in the United Kingdom that issues a number of English examinations for speakers of English as a second or other language (ESOL) - International ESOL (IESOL) and Spoken ESOL (ISESOL).
The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is administered by Pearson Language Tests, a unit of the Pearson PLC group.