student testimonial for British Council IELTS

Do you want to study in the UK? IELTS can help you get there.

Over 600 UK universities and higher education institutions accept IELTS for proof of proficiency in the English Language. The IELTS test gives an accurate reflection of your ability to understand, read, write and speak English. 

Find out who accepts IELTS in the UK

Take IELTS to prove you have the right language skills to study in the UK.

Work or study in the UK

There is a specific IELTS test for UK visas and immigration (UKVI). If you are looking to work, study or live in the UK then you may need to take this test.

 

Post-study work visa

The UK government has announced a new two-year post-study work visa. The visa will be open to all international students who have valid UK immigration status as a student and have successfully completed a course of study in any subject at undergraduate level or above at an approved UK Higher Education Provider. The visa will allow eligible students to work, or look for work, in any career or position of their choice, for two years after completing their studies.