We will tell you how many weeks of English you need and which courses at Curtin English you should take. This will depend on your current level of English and the minimum level of English required for your mainstream course (your undergraduate or postgraduate course at Curtin). This is called your pathway.
If you already have recent results from a recognised English language proficiency test
Please send us your test results and we will use these results to plan your pathway. Recognised tests include IELTS (International English Language Testing System), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), PTE (Pearson Test of English) or Linguaskill. Want to learn more about accepted English proficiency tests?
If you have results from another test results, such as Duolingo, please let us know and we may be able to use it for Pathway planning
If you don’t know your current level of English
You have several options.
Linguaskill results are valid for Curtin English and also for entry to mainstream programs if you achieve a high enough score.
To arrange a Linquaskill test please submit a request via our online system.
Curtin English can provide an online placement test, known as Password, to determine your current level of English and then to plan your pathway. This is only possible if you are using a Curtin registered agent. The Password test is provided free of charge.
Request to take Password
1. Agents can request a Password Test on your behalf by contacting Curtin English via this form.
2. If you have problems contacting a representative/agent in your region, please contact us.
Password is not a proficiency test and cannot be used to meet the entry requirements of Curtin University mainstream courses.
You can, of course, take any of the other recognised tests and submit your results
- To find out more about English prerequisites for Curtin University courses click here.
- If you are unsure of what options are, please get in touch and one of our advisors can help you.