What is PTE?

PTE is the world's leading computer-based English test, accepted globally by universities, colleges and professional associations. Designed by linguistic experts from over 10,000 PTE scores and 120 languages, it is accurate and user friendly with highly personalised feedback on your results.

Why take PTE at Swinburne?

Fast results

Results for a single, two-hour PTE Academic test are often available within 48 hours

Internationally recognised

Suitable for study visas and immigration in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, plus many professional associations worldwide


Clean and comfortable centre with a maximum of 10 people per session


Friendly supervisors to help you with everything you need for your test day

Easy to find

Located on our Hawthorn campus with easy access to public transport


Book an appoinment up to 24 hours before your test time

PTE Test Centre at Swinburne

We offer PTE for visas, career opportunities and immigration at our Test Centre on Hawthorn campus. A single, two-hour test usually returns fast results within 48 hours.

Our Test Centre is a modern, secure, friendly and well-maintained environment. It is easy to find on campus and close to public transport (next to Glenferrie train station).

You also have the flexibility to book up to 24 hours ahead of your session. Candidates are required to arrive 30 minutes before their test start time to complete the administration procedures.


A$410 per session
(inclusive of 10 per cent GST)


Room 132, TD building
Hawthorn campus

Available times:

Monday to Friday

6.15pm–8.30pm (Thursday only)

Preparing for your test

PTE provides practice materials, test guides and other helpful information to sharpen your skills.

You can also download the practice app, so you can prepare anytime with practice activities from PTE.

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Ready to book your test at Swinburne?

Check test availability on the Pearson PTE website, enter Swinburne University of Technology as your location and choose a test time.

Go to Pearson PTE website