IELTS Exams with Bayswater

The IELTS test is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and international migration. It is recognised by over 11,500 organisations worldwide, thanks to its unique structure designed to assess your English language capabilities.

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Why Take the IELTS Exam?

A test score on paper is an easy way to demonstrate your English level, which can be helpful in a variety of situations beyond higher education and immigration. It can also simply boost your confidence and help you to learn English for social situations.

Prepare for the IELTS with Bayswater

IELTS Exam Preparation is available at our schools in:
All 4 sections of the IELTS test (including the speaking) are always on the same day at Bayswater test centres.

UK Exam Venues

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IELTS Exam Preparation Courses

IELTS English Exam Preparation in Central London

Location: Central London (Zone 1)

School: Fully refurbished in 2019

Level: B2 or above

Intensities offered: Intensive or Super Intensive


IELTS English Exam Preparation in the UK

Locations: Brighton, Bournemouth and Liverpool

Test Centres: Brighton

Level: B2 or above (B1 subject to availability)

Intensities offered: Intensive or Super Intensive


IELTS English Exam Preparation in South Africa

Location: Cape Town

School: Amazing downtown location

Level: B2 or above

Intensities offered: Intensive or Super Intensive


IELTS English Exam Preparation in Cyprus

Our centre in Limassol, Cyprus (Formerly Bayswater Cyprus) offers full-time IELTS Preparation Courses, Monday-Friday throughout the year for B1+ onwards.

Location: Limassol (Cyprus)

School: Air-conditioned, free shuttle to accommodation

Level: B1 or above

Intensities offered: Intensive or Super Intensive


IELTS English Exam Preparation in Canada

Locations: Toronto, Vancouver & Calgary

Test Centres: Vancouver

Level: B2 or above

Intensities offered: Intensive or Super Intensive

If you're thinking about taking the IELTS in Canada to get into higher education, consider our University Pathway Program.


Where can I study IELTS Preparation at Bayswater?

You can study IELTS Preparation classes at all of our English-teaching Bayswater centres: Central London, Liverpool, Brighton, Bournemouth, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Cape Town and Cyprus.

Where can I take the IELTS Exam with Bayswater?

You can take an in-person IELTS exam at our centres in London, Brighton and Vancouver. At all of our other English teaching schools, we offer IELTS preparation classes.

How do I apply for an IELTS test?
  • Apply online.    

  • Create a profile with all your details online.

  • You must have a Current passport, EU national ID, UK Resident permit or ARC card to be able to sit the exam .

  • You must bring the same ID that you registered online on the exam day. 

You have 24 hours to pay for your exam (24 hour rule not applicable on weekends).
If we do not hear from you, within this period we will assume you no longer wish to sit the test with us and cancel your reservation.
If you are applying for a test within 7 days of the test date, you must make a payment  by 4 pm the same day.
You can pay directly after your booking.
If you are having problems paying online, please contact the IELTS exams office requesting a personalised payment link.

Are there any age restrictions for taking the IELTS exam?

The IELTS test is not recommended for candidates under the age of 16. However it is left to the discretion of each individual. The minimum age for an IELTS test taker is 11 years old.
If you are under 18, your parent or guardian must do the booking for you. 

How much is the exam?

The exam fee varies between countries. Currently, in the UK, it costs between £180 and £205. Get in touch with us to find out the cost wherever you would like to study!