While the language of instruction at Concordia is English, most assignments and examinations may be submitted in French. Students whose first language is not English must demonstrate language proficiency prior to their admission to Concordia. They will ordinarily be exempt from pre-admission English tests if they have completed any of the following criteria:
If none of these criteria fits, a student whose first language is other than English must write a pre‑admission English test. Proof of proficiency in English must be provided by achieving the appropriate score on one of the following:
For information on the minimum scores required please consult the Concordia website.Test results must be reported directly to the Admissions Application Centre by the test centre. Results more than two years old will not be accepted as proof of language proficiency. In all cases, the University reserves the right to require a proficiency test if it is deemed necessary.
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