Academic research

OET is underpinned by ongoing research from leading academic institutions.

Backed by research, built from research

OET has featured prominently in research around language testing in specific-purpose contexts. We use research to ensure we stay as relevant as possible to our candidates and our industry—incorporating key findings and recommendations into our test material and tasks.

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Who recognises OET?

OET is accepted as proof of English proficiency for visas, study, registration and employment in healthcare.


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OET - English language test for healthcare professionals