The Certificate in English for Academic Study prepares you for degree level study at AUT or other universities. This programme is also suitable for Certificate in English Language graduates who want to continue their study, and applicants with overseas qualifications whose first language is not English. A placement test may be required in both cases. Throughout this programme you improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
You also learn about the academic culture in New Zealand and how to take control of your studies. If you achieve a B grade average or higher, and at least a B for writing and a C+ in all other papers you meet the English language entry requirements for most AUT undergraduate degrees.
Find out what level you need to have achieved in order to enter the programme of study you are interested in pursuing. You can see the equivalence between the Certificate in English for Academic Study programme and IELTS requirements.Programme code: AK3309
You will need one of the following:
A placement test and interview will normally be required. AUT encourages you to apply as early as possible. Late applications will be accepted if the programme is not full.
If you do not meet the entry criteria above you can begin your English studies with the Certificate in English Language.
Last updated: 31-Jul-2017 3.57pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.