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Make the most of your free access to this IELTS online preparation course

Booked your IELTS test with IDP? Get free access* to an online preparation course developed by Macquarie University. Make the most of this amazing offer!

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Test takers around the world will have the option to take their secure test online when IELTS Online launches in early 2022.

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IELTS entry scores

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New milestone for IELTS

IELTS test results are now accepted by more than 11,500 organisations across the globe.