C2 Proficiency is aimed for learners who need to show that they can:
- Follow a high level academic course (postgraduate and PhD programmes) and participate confidently in seminars and tutorials related to it
- Lead and conduct research
- Partake in negotiation and persuasion at managerial and professional levels.
C2 Proficiency has four components – Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Each of the four test components contributes to a profile which defines the candidate's overall communicative language ability at this level.