Study English to increase your skills in understanding, reflection and intercultural competence in an academic context. Unitec employs the latest teaching practices, uses collaborative learning spaces, and provides a true campus and community experience. This programme will prepare you for success in range of degree level programmes including business, computing and creative industries.
- Learn how to listen, read, write and speak in English in academic contexts
- Get the language and study skills to succeed in academic study
- Use the latest technology and apps to help you learn
- Study five English for Academic Purposes Unit Standards and gain credits towards meeting UE literacy requirements
- Get access to great teachers and equipment (including a well-equipped Library, Language Learning Centre and computer labs)
- 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:
- Write well-structured, developed, moderately complex academic texts
- Continue your education with the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 5) or combine your studies with a degree programme
- Participate effectively in group work and engage in spoken academic language.
- Be 16 years old by the time the programme starts
- A New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3) or equivalent, or achieve an appropriate score on Unitec's Language Studies English Language Placement Test.
- Sufficient evidence to be eligible for special or discretionary admission.
For more information download the programme regulations:
Courses and timetables
For more details on the courses including timetables, please click on the course names below.
|Oral & Text-based Skills (L4 Academic) (EAPL4190)||30 credits (0.25 EFTS)||To develop students’ spoken accuracy and fluency in the English language and their understanding of spoken English texts within a limited range of familiar contexts and genres|
|English for Academic Purposes (L4) (EAPL4191)||30 credits (0.25 EFTS)||To develop students’ language skills so that they can communicate independently and effectively in familiar and some less familiar situations, with fluency and flexibility in academic English language contexts.|