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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.

Apply online

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 Speaking Test Results release window Certificate despatch date
FCE Computer-based £120 4 June 2015 4 June 2015 18 June  – 2 July 2015 25 June 2015
FCE Paper-based £120 29 July 2015 29 July 2015 26 August – 10 September 2015 17 September 2015
FCE Paper-based £125 10 October 2015 TBA 6–20 November 2015 27 November 2015
FCE Computer-based £125 17 October 2015 TBA 30 October – 13 November 2015 6 November 2015
FCE Computer-based £125 5 December 2015 TBA 18 December 2015 – 1 January 2016 4 January 2015
FCE Paper-based £125 12 December 2015 TBA 18 January – 1 February 2016 8 February 2016
CAE Paper-based £125 23 May 2015 23 May 2015 22 June – 6 July 2015 13 July 2015
CAE Computer-based £125 28 May 2015 28 May 2015 11–25 June 2015 18 June 2015
CAE Computer-based £125 20 June 2015 20 June 2015 3–17 July 2015 10 July 2015
CAE Paper-based £125 23 July 2015 23 July 2015 20 August – 4 September 2015 11 September 2015
CAE Computer-based £130 19 September 2015 TBA 2–16 October 2015 9 October 2015
CAE Paper-based £130 17 October 2015 TBA 13–27 November 2015 4 December 2015
CAE Computer-based £130 14 November 2015 TBA 27 November – 11 December 2015 4 December 2015
CAE Paper-based £130 12 December 2015 TBA 18 January – 1 February 2016 8 February 2016
CPE Paper-based £130 11 June 2015 11 June 2015 7 April – 23 July 2015 30 July 2015
CPE Computer-based £130 18 July 2015 18 July 2015 31 July – 14 August 2015 7 August 2015
CPE Computer-based £140 21 November 2015 TBA 4–18 December 2015 11 December 2015
CPE Paper-based £140 28 November 2015 TBA 4–18 January 2016 25 January 2016

Cancellations and transfers

Requests to cancel must be made at least 3 weeks before the test date. 

All requests to cancel or transfer your exam are subject to a £40 admin fee, must be made in writing to cambridgeexams@westminster.ac.uk and be received by 3pm on the 22nd calendar day before your test date. 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.