Personalised for LOCAL students.
Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
Personalised for INTERNATIONAL students.
International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

Pearson

PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic is a computer-based test of English language ability specifically designed for student visa and migration applicants. You can register for a PTE account and book online or call Pearson on 1800 729 282.

PTE Academic is approved by the Australian government for visa applications, and is accepted by all Australian universities. You can find a list of institutions that accept PTE scores here.

  • Results are available online five days after you sit the test
  • Recognised by Australian government visa applications
  • Recognised by education providers and universities worldwide

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Preston campus has two purpose-built Pearson Select Test Centres, each with nine testing stations.

 

Pearsons Testing Centre - Room 313
Pearsons Testing Centre - Room 315

Test preparation

Test taker handbook
Test taker online practice materials
Pearson Test Frequently Asked Questions

PTE Academic Fees

Australian test fee $340
Late booking fee * $85

* If the test is booked within 48 hours of test date an additional late fee will apply

PTE Academic Test Timetable

Monday to Saturday
Room 315: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Room 313: 9:45 am – 12:45 pm

Room 315: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Room 313: 2:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Monday to Friday
Room 315: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Room 313: 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Important information:

You must bring a current government-issued passport, including your full name, a photo, date of birth and a signature. The name on your passport must match the name on your PTE registration. Please arrive 45 minutes before the scheduled time of your test. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, you will not be able to sit the test.

Location

Melbourne Polytechnic Preston Campus
Room 315 Building E
77 St Georges Road
Preston 3072
Melbourne
Australia