Intensive Languages

Knowledge of international languages and cultures will widen your career opportunities, increase your understanding of other people, help you communicate with foreign businesses and prepare you for travel overseas.

Intensive evening courses are designed to give you a high level of language ability in a relatively short period of time. The focus is on achieving language fluency and the ability to communicate in a variety of routine situations. The semester-based courses are run on weekday evenings, which makes them ideal for working professionals.

Semester 1, 2014
Semester 2, 2014
Venue
Fees
Admission Requirements
How to Apply
Further Information

 


Semester 1, 2014 (24 February – 27 June, including mid-semester break)

Course

Date

Day & Times

Course

Class

Introduction to Oral Chinese (Beginners)*

24 Feb – 27 Jun

Tue & Thurs
5.30pm – 8pm

LANG 5209

1472

Introduction to Spanish (Beginners)* 24 Feb – 27 Jun Tue & Thursday
5.30pm – 8pm

LANG 5245

1473

Oral Japanese 2
24 Feb – 27 Jun

Tue & Thursday
5.30pm – 8pm

LANG 5220
1474

*These courses do not have any pre-requisites or co-requisites.

 


Semester 2, 2013 (21 July – 21 November, including mid-semester break)

Course

Date

Day & Times

Course

Class

Introduction to Oral Japanese (Beginners)*

21 July – 21 Nov

Tue & Thurs
5.30pm – 8pm

LANG 5219

5267

Espanol 2

21 July – 21 Nov

Tue & Thurs
5.30pm – 8pm

LANG 5246

5268

Oral Chinese 2

21 July – 21 Nov Tue & Thurs
5.30pm – 8pm
LANG 5210 5269
Japanese Communication in Social Context 22 July – 22 Nov Monday 5.30pm - 7.30pm
LANG 6201 5270

*These courses do not have any pre-requisites or co-requisites.

 


Venue

Department of Language Studies, Building 170, Mt Albert campus, Entry 3, Carrington Rd, Mt Albert, Auckland.

 


Fees

The fee for domestic (NZ) students is $696.15 (incl. GST) for each course.

The fee you pay at enrolment covers tuition, class materials and a Student Service fee. The deadline for payment of student tuition fees is seven days prior to the start of your programme. Payment may be made in cash, by cheque, EFTPOS, credit card, or in the form of an approved application for a student loan.

This fee information applies to domestic students only. For details of international student fees, please contact Unitec's International Office on +64 9 815 4302 or refer to the International Prospectus.

Classes may not run if there are insufficient numbers enrolled in a course. If this is the case, we will let you know before the course starts and your fees will be refunded.

 


Admission Requirements

Beginners’ courses do not have any prerequisites or co-requisites. This allows most Unitec degree students to choose these courses as electives or stand-alone course. You may discuss your entry requirements with the Programme Leader.

Selection criteria

Applicants will be at an advantage if they:

  • Have a record of sound academic achievement
  • Have good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural awareness
  • Are motivated and have clear reasons for undertaking the course.

You will not be accepted onto a course if you are a native speaker of your chosen language.

 


How to Apply

To enrol, please fill out the Application/Enrolment Form for New Students.

Please include the following items with your application:

  • A copy of your New Zealand birth certificate or a copy of your passport (showing number) verified by a Justice of the Peace or solicitor as proof of your New Zealand citizenship or residency status.
  • Verified copies of educational certificates
  • Evidence of your IELTS or TOEFL score if you have sat one of these tests (English as an additional language (EAL) students only)
  • Any letters of recommendation you would like to include
  • One passport-size photograph.

You will be informed of your acceptance into the programme within ten working days of the application closure date. We will also let you know whether you need to attend an interview.

Unitec degree students who wish to select one of the above courses as an elective option should discuss their requirements with their lecturer or Programme Leader prior to enrolment.

 


Further information

For further information on short courses please contact Student Central on study@unitec.ac.nz or 0800 10 95 10 or +64 9 815 2945.

To enrol please complete the Enrolment Form. All fees include tuition, course materials and GST. Refunds are only available for withdrawals that take place on or before seven days of the start of the course. If there are insufficient numbers registered for a course Unitec reserves the right to postpone or cancel.

 


Last edited: 25 October 2013  

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