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Cambridge English exams (FCE, CAE, CPE)

Why Cambridge English?

Cambridge English exams are well-known for their quality assessment of real English, as used in everyday work, study and leisure situations. Cambridge English (formerly Cambridge ESOL) is a leading awarding body for qualifications relating to English for speakers of other languages. 15,000 universities, employers and governments around the world accept Cambridge English exams.

Why Westminster?

Our exam centre is based in central London, only a few minutes' walk from Oxford Circus and Warren Street underground stations. We are the fourth largest centre in the UK. More than 1,500 people take their Cambridge English exams at the University of Westminster each year.

We offer the Cambridge English: First (FCE), Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) exams.

How to apply

Please fill in our online enrolment form.

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If you are taking the Cambridge English exam for UK immigration purposes you must use a current passport. No other ID will be accepted.

Cambridge English exam dates

Exam Format Fee Exam date Entry closing date Speaking window Results release window Certificate despatch date
FCE Computer-based £120 21 February 2015 11 February 2015 14–22 February 6 March 2015 13 March 2015
FCE Paper-based £120 7 March 2015 4 February 2015 27 February – 8 March 7–21 April 2015 28 April 2015
FCE Computer-based £120 4 June 2015 26 May 2015 30 May – 7 June 18 June 2015 25 June 2015
FCE Paper-based £120 29 July 2015 8 July 2015 24 July – 2 August 26 August – 10 September 2015 17 September 2015
CAE Paper-based £125 7 February 2015 14 January 2015 30 January – 8 February 6–20 March 2015 27 March 2015
CAE Paper-based £125 23 May 2015 29 April 2015 15–24 May 22 June – 6 July 2015 13 July 2015
CAE Computer-based £125 28 May 2015 18 May 2015 23–31 May 11 June 2015 18 June 2015
CAE Computer-based £125 20 June 2015 10 June 2015 13–21 June 3 July 2015 10 July 2015
CAE Paper-based £125 23 July 2015 1 July 2015 17–26 July 20 August – 4 September 2015 11 September 2015
CPE Paper-based £130 7 March 2015 4 February 2015 20 February – 8 March 7–21 April 2015 28 April 2015
CPE Computer-based £130 28 March 2015 18 March 2015 21–29 March 14 April 2015 21 April 2015
CPE Paper-based £130 11 June 2015 29 April 2015 22 May – 14 June 7 April – 23 July 2015 30 July 2015
CPE Computer-based £130 18 July 2015 8 July 2015 11 July – 19 July 31 July 2015 7 August 2015

Cancellations and transfers

All requests to cancel or transfer your exam must be made in writing to cambridgeexams@westminster.ac.uk by the closing date and are subject to a £40 admin fee. No cancellations or transfers can be made after the closing date.

Cambridge English practice materials

Cambridge English practice materials

Practice materials available for the Cambridge English exams.

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Frequestly asked questions about our Cambridge English exam.