Pearson PTE Academic

PTE Academic is the first entirely computer-based English language test for international study, work and immigration visas that is accepted worldwide. Powered by AI technology, PTE Academic provides a fast and convenient testing solution without human bias.

Results are available fast, typically within 48 hours and test sessions can be booked up to 24 hours in advance, 365 days a year.

Their secure and friendly PTE test centres are open in locations across the UK. Book a test and find a test centre near you.

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About the PTE Academic

The test assesses the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. It lasts approximately 3 hours and provides a score based on the GSE (Global Scale of English). The test is completed in just one sitting and results are typically delivered within 48 hours.

PTE Academic is approved by the UK Government as well as accepted for Australia and New Zealand visas.

Special Offer for DUC Clients

Pearson PTE Academic would like to offer all DUC Clients based in the UK, 10% off the PTE Academic test. In order to qualify for this offer, you need to be a client signed up with the Down Under Centre. Contact the Down Under Centre team directly for the discount code at

*This code is valid for UK test centre bookings only. Offer expires 31/12/2020. One code per customer.

PTE Academic Practice Test Resources

There is a wealth of PTE Academic Test Preparation Resources for test takers on the PTE website including free resources to help you prepare for the test. Visit their preparation resources page on their website to learn more.

For UK PTE Academic queries, contact:

Abigail Coften