The University of Cumbria Password English Language Test is a Home Office compliant and secure test that assesses your English Language ability in the same way as IELTS.
The University of Cumbria Password English Language Test (UCPELT) is for international students who are applying for a course at the University of Cumbria and require English Language Certification as part of their application.
The UCPELT is similar to an IELTS test and as they are marked in the same way as an IELTS test the UCPELT offers a comparable result. The test takes up to three and a half hours to complete and comprises of four sections; Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.
The time allowance for each section is as follows:
Reading: 75 Minutes
Writing: 30 Minutes
Listening: 60 Minutes
Speaking: 20 Minutes
Students are allowed a short break between the Writing and Listening sections of the test. The benefits of undertaking the UCPELT is that the test is undertaken remotely and can be taken within their own home. Students are responsible for booking their test appointment in with ProctorU Invigilation services at a time and date convenient to them. There is no need to travel to a testing centre.
Students will be required to register with the invigilation company ProctorU in order to undergo security and technical checks prior to commencing with the test.
Test results will be available to students within 5 working days. The test result is non transferrable and cannot be used at other Higher Education institutions.