English diagnostic test

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS – ENGLISH LEVEL
  1. All applicants to the MA Language and Mind will be asked to demonstrate a level of English language competency by presenting a certificate corresponding to the Common European Framework B2 level or superior. Only international certificates listed in the following table will be accepted:

 

       

Livello B2

Livello C1

Livello C2

               

University of Cambridge

       

FCE

First Certificate of English

CAE

Certificate of Advanced English

CPE

Proficiency

University of Cambridge

       

BEC Vantage

Business English Certificate

BEC Higher

Business English Certificate

 

Trinity College London

       

ISE II

Integrated Skills in English

ISE III

Integrated Skills in English

ISE IV

Integrated Skills in English

T.O.E.F.L.

Internet-Based Test

       

87-109

110-120

 

IELTS “Academic” International English Language Testing System

       

5.5-6-4

6.5-7.4

7.5 +

 

  1. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in languages who had three-year English exams in their curriculum will not be requested to submit any certificate.
  2. For exceptional cases which are not covered by a or b, applicants are allowed to submit a reasoned application to the Didactic Committee in which they self-certify their own English level; the Committee will evaluate individually the acceptance of such applications.
  3. All students enrolled in the MA are nevertheless invited to take an entry test at the Self-Access Lab in San Niccolò, in order to be advised on the best way to achieve a C1 level in the 2-year period of the course, which is required before graduation.