What is the difference between AcCEPT Proficiency and Proficiency?
General versus Academic English
It was felt there was a need for the C1 Proficiency level to develop a focus specifically on candidates planning to enter higher education in the United Kingdom or English medium universities around the world. It was therefore decided that this level should be redesigned to set it firmly in the context of academic life with an emphasis on the English for academic purposes. This academic option can be found at the beginning, where the candidate can decide on an academic essay or a General English essay. The first will result in Accept Proficiency appearing on the certificate, the second resulting in Proficiency appearing on the certificate, both being C1 level qualifications. There is no reason to believe that a General English certificate will not be accepted by universities.