Programme overview

Now open for applications.
Develop your English language skills to succeed in further study and in your career.  This programme will prepare you for a career in many industries, from Architecture, Computing and Business to Health Science and Educational Leadership and Management.


  • Learn how to listen, read, write and speak in English in higher-level and postgraduate academic contexts
  • Get the language and study skills to succeed in higher education
  • Use the latest technology and apps to help you learn
  • Get access to great teachers and equipment (including a well-equipped Library, Language Learning Centre and computer labs)
  • Learn perspectives from diverse cultures and understand ethical, bicultural and social issues in NZ
  • Learn in a fast and flexible 16 week programme
  • English language scholarships available to help you study
After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand and produce extended, complex academic texts on a wide range of topics
  • Continue your education with a Bachelors or Postgraduate programme or advance your current career

Note: This programme is pending NZQA approval.

Admission requirements

To be confirmed - pending NZQA approval
For this programme, you will need the following:
  1. Be at least 16 years old by the time the programme begins
  2. Hold a New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 4) (Academic); or
  3. Achieve an appropriate score on our English Language Placement Test.
Don’t meet these requirements? We also accept:
  • Sufficient evidence to be eligible for special or discretionary admission

Courses and timetables

All courses and timetables for 2018 will be available shortly.