English is the primary language of instruction and communication at the U of A. All applicants must be proficient in English prior to admission. Applicants with scores lower than these cut-offs will not be considered for acceptance to graduate programs in Human Ecology
Internet-Based: Minimum Total Score of 92
Paper-Based: Minimum score of 580
Computer-Based: Minimum score of 237
IELTS - Academic
Minimum overall band score of 6.5
Note: These are minimum requirements only. Applicants who meet the minimum requirements, or have had their English language requirement waived by FGSR, may still be required to upgrade their English language skills prior to beginning their program. This will be determined by the selection committee and supervising faculty member.