Academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House

If your English is at Intermediate level or above, you can study for an academic IELTS or other university preparation course at AUT International House. You can progress through these to study AUT University programmes.

These courses have fixed start and finish dates.

GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS). You still need to meet the other academic entry requirements for the programme you apply for.

GIE covers academic English, research and study skills, and language skills.

Course details

Dates

  • 14 September 2020 (to 4 December 2020) – apply by 14 Aug 2020
  • 29 March 2021 (to 18 June 2021) – apply by 26 Feb 2021
  • 21 June 2021 (to 10 September 2021) – apply by 21 May 2021
  • 13 September 2021 (to 3 December 2021) – apply by 13 Aug 2021

Course length and hours

  • 12 weeks
  • Full-time (23 hours per week)

Costs

  • NZ $5976+170 (course material and assessment fees)
  • NZ $220 registration fee

Entry requirement

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

IELTS Full-time

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an internationally standardised test of English language proficiency. This academic programme develops your language skills for the IELTS exam and your study skills for academic study. You can progress through the different levels.

We offer IELTS preparation courses at 2 levels so that you are placed in a class at your level.

Course details

Dates

  • 14 September 2020 (to 4 December 2020)
  • 5 January (Tuesday) 2021 (to 26 March 2021)
  • 29 March 2021 (to 18 June 2021)
  • 21 June 2021 (to 10 September 2021)
  • 13 September 2021 (to 3 December 2021)

Course length and hours

  • 12 weeks
  • Full-time (23 hours per week)

Costs

  • NZ $5580+160 (includes course material and assessment fees)
  • NZ $220 registration fee

Entry requirement

There is a different entry requirement for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

International House - Auckland

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You can apply online or print an application to study at International House. You can also apply for accommodation at the same time.

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Phone: +64 9 921 9630
Email: inthouse@aut.ac.nz

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AUT International House
Level 13, AUT TOWER
Corner Rutland & Wakefield Streets
Auckland
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AUT International House
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1020
New Zealand

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