The collaboration merges Pearson PTE and Myriad by UCAS and permits non-native English-speaking college students to schedule and analysis their English evaluation in the identical app as they use to discover choices of masters diploma programs.
“We’re delighted to launch the ‘Myriad English’ function, persevering with to construct on Myriad by UCAS as our one-stop platform for worldwide postgraduate college students coming to the UK,” mentioned Des Cutchey, managing director of UCAS Worldwide.
“English language studying and testing is a vital a part of the applying course of for a lot of worldwide college students. Via our thrilling new partnership with Pearson, one of many world’s main suppliers of safe English language exams, we’re bringing useful studying content material, preparation supplies and take a look at scheduling into the Myriad app.
“For college students, it means they will entry every little thing they want for his or her English language take a look at from the earliest levels of their analysis and admissions journey,” he added.
Shileen Costain, director of International Enterprise Growth for PTE, Pearson, mentioned, “Greater than 200,000 postgraduate college students began their research within the UK in 2021. With many of those coming from non-native English-speaking nations we’re proud to accomplice up with UCAS Worldwide to supply PTE as an English language take a look at for all these college students who have to show their proficiency ranges.”
“Including PTE to the Myriad app makes it easy and seamless for college students to entry an English take a look at as they will do it in the identical place and similtaneously they’re researching programs, funding, and the place to stay,” she added.
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Postgraduate gateway Myriad launched in February 2022 and is geared toward worldwide postgraduate college students coming to the UK. The app supplies steerage on programs, lodging, scholarships, funding and native jobs. It’s obtainable as an app or browser, in 15 languages.
PTE Educational could be taken in take a look at centres in 115 nations, or on-line at house. The take a look at was lately shortened from three hours to 2 hours, to cut back stress in test-takers.
Cutchey added that the brand new growth is “simply the beginning of the function’s journey”.