Changes to the English Language Requirements

Publication Date: 1 Jun, 2012

The Medical Sciences Council has reviewed its English language requirements for overseas-trained registration applicants.

The following changes come into effect on 1 September 2012

All registration applicants for whom English is their second language must provide results from an IELTS test

  • The IELTS results must be for the academic version and record a score of 7 in each band with overall score of 7.5
  • The results must be from one sitting
  • The results must be from an IELTS test completed within two years prior to the date of the application for registration