Every year, students from all over the world come to AUT to gain the English skills they need to prosper in education and work.
Our courses are for people who come from non-English speaking backgrounds and want to study in New Zealand.
Good English skills will:
If you are a beginner with English or more advanced, AUT has the study options that can help you improve quickly.
AUT offers an Academic English pathway for those who do not have English as their first language:
You can choose to progress to the Diploma in English Language after sucessfully completing the first semester of the Certificate in English for Academic Study or begin a degree or other diploma.
If you want to improve your English skills to work in New Zealand, the Certificate in Employment Skills English is designed to help you communicate confidently in work settings.
When you apply at the School of Language and Culture, we will test your English and suggest a class that suits you best.
If you need to improve your English before you study your degree you can study full-time.
Depending on your current skill with English, you may need to some courses to prepare for the Certificate in English for Academic Study.
These courses are taught in 5 levels and make up the Certificate in English Language.
If you are a refugee it may be possible to get a grant to pay for your fees. When you contact us please ask about this.
Last updated: 06-Mar-2017 9.48am
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.