Progress Test

General information about the Progress test

If you are currently studying at UAL, and want to progress to the next level of university study (e.g. from Foundation to BA, from undergraduate to postgraduate) you can take UAL’s Progress Test to achieve the IELTS equivalent score required for the next level.  Please note that the Progress Test is not the same as an IELTS test.

Test Fee: £145

Progress Test Dates 2019

Progress Test 3:
25 and 26 April (fully Booked)

Progress Test 4:
 22 and 23 May

Progress Test 5:
10 and 11 June

Progress test terms and conditions
Privacy Notice for Progress Test Booking Form

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Progress Test Preparation Class

This course is for students who are progressing internally this year (BA-MA, Foundation-BA, Grad Dip/ PG Dip – MA, FDA – 3rd year BA) and is focussed on preparation for the UAL Progress test 2019. It looks at building the speaking, listening, reading and writing skills required for the exam. The class involves practising the techniques and skills you will need for success in this test.

The class will take place at High Holborn on the 23 and 24 April 17.30-19:30 (one booking for both days)

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Below are some materials which may help with preparation for your Progress test:

Progress Test Format

Tattoo Text

Tattoo Reading Key

Tattoo Writing Task

Tattoo Reading Tasks

Wildlife Photography Booklet

Speaking and Listening Band Descriptors

 Writing Band Descriptors