At the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) every applicant has a pathway to further study.
All programs at ACK are delivered in English and the College utilizes the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT®), to place applicants according to their appropriate English language level. The OOPT® is a computerized test.
The table below details the OOPT® score levels:
|English Levels||OOPT® Total|
|Intensive English Language Course I||0 - 15|
|Intensive English Language Course II||16 - 24|
|Intensive English Language Course III||25 - 34|
|ACK English I||35 - 54|
|ACK English II||55 - 69|
|Direct Entry||70 +|
Validity period of OOPT®
An OOPT® result is valid only for a period of 6 months from the test date. After this time the OOPT® result cannot be used for admissions purposes and the applicant must re-sit the test.
Retaking the OOPT®
An applicant wishing to sit the OOPT® again may do so after a period of 30 calendar days from the initial test date.
A valid IELTS Certificate may be submitted within the advertised Admissions period. The below table details the IELTS® average score levels:
|English Levels||IELTS® Average Score|
|ACK English I||4.0 – 4.5|
|ACK English II||5.0|
TOEFL IBT® Certificates
A valid TOEFL IBT® Certificate may be submitted within the advertised Admissions period. ACK accepts a TOEFL IBT® minimum score of 71 for direct entry into the Diploma programs.