Cambridge exams

General: C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency is the highest level Cambridge Assessment English exam. It gives you a qualification which is proof that you are a highly competent speaker of English.

A C2 Proficiency qualification shows the world that you have mastered English to an exceptional level. It proves you can communicate with the fluency and sophistication of a highly competent English speaker.

Preparing for and passing the exam means you have the level of English that’s needed to study or work in a very senior professional or academic environment, for example on a postgraduate or PhD programme.

A C2 Proficiency qualification shows that you can:

  • study demanding subjects at the highest level, including postgraduate and PhD programmes
  • negotiate and persuade effectively at senior management level in international business settings
  • understand the main ideas of complex pieces of writing
  • talk about complex or sensitive issues, and deal confidently with difficult questions.

Reasons to choose C2 Proficiency:

  • This is our highest-level exam. Passing it proves that you have mastered English to an exceptional level.
  • Helps you to develop the English skills needed to succeed in very high level academic or professional environments.

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