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ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY


Since English is the primary language of instruction and communication at the U of A, all applicants must be proficient in English prior to admission.

Proficiency is demonstrated by:

  • a satisfactory score on an approved English Language Proficiency examination (see box below).

OR

  • possession of a degree from a Canadian institution.

OR

 

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences will accept the following examinations (with a satisfactory score) to fulfil English Language Proficiency:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Score
Minimum score of 100 (internet based), with a score of at least 22 in each individual skills area.

TOEFL Codes - The institution code for the U of A for TOEFL is 0963.  The department code is 72 for Mathematics and 59 for Statistics.


IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Score

Minimum score of 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 on each band for admission. The IELTS test must be the academic module. Higher proficiency is required for a Teaching Assistantship.


MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery)

Minimum score of 88. Higher proficiency is required for a Teaching Assistantship.

 

PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic)
Minimum overall score of 68 points and a minimun of 59 in each of the categories. Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing.

PLEASE NOTE: The Department of Math & Stats does NOT admit applicants who submit scores below the stated minimums, or applicants who are required to submit a score but fail to do so.

The Department of Math & Stats will only accept scores that reflect a test date that has taken place within the last 2 years.




Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta
632 Central Academic Building
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G1
Phone:780.492.3396
Fax: 780.492.6826
Last modified Nov, 2008
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