STANDARDISIERTE SPRACHPRÜFUNG

Master Programs: English Proficiency Requirements

Comparison / Acceptance of English Language Certificate

  • The recent requirements are as shown below.
  • Tests three years old or less are accepted. For older tests, please check with WBS' Head of Business English Gregory Rampinelli.
  • Master’s applicants who are unable to provide formal certification of a B2 / C1 level in English before the closing date for applications should contact the Wiesbaden Business School for advice.
   

Business & Law (LL.M.)

 

International Business

   

Controlling & Finance (M.A.)

 

Administration (M.A.)

   

Insurance & Finance (M.Sc.)

   
   

Sales & Marketing (M.A.)

   

Purpose

 

Minimum entrance

Final requirement

Minimum entrance

CEFR level

 

B2

C1

C1

Cambridge

BEC

Vantage

Higher

Higher

 

BULATS

60

75

75

 

CAE

C, B or A

C, B or A

C, B or A

 

CELS

Vantage

Higher

Higher

 

CPE

C, B or A

C, B or A

C, B or A

 

FCE

C, B or A

No

No

 

IELTS

Academic: 5.0

Academic: 6.5

Academic: 6.5

ETS

TOEFL

iBT: 61

iBT: 79

iBT: 79

 

TOEIC

750

850

850

HSRM

OOPT

60

80

80

* CELS: Must have certificate in Reading, Writing and Listening. Speaking is optional (but desired)

Last modified:
January 22, 2013

Explanation of terms:
  • CEFR: Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment
  • OOPT: Oxford Online Placement Test (at the HSRM Language Center)
  • ETS: Educational Testing Service
  • TOEIC: Test of English for International Communication
  • TOEFL iBT: internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • CPE = Certificate of Proficiency in English
  • CAE = Certificate of Advanced English
  • IELTS Academic = International English Language Testing System (two formats - only Academic is eligible)
  • CELS = Certificate in English Language Skills (three levels - Prelim, Vantage, Higher)
  • BEC = Business English Certificates (three levels - Prelim, Vantage, Higher)
  • BULATS = Business Language Testing Service
  • FCE = First Certificate in English