Certificate in English for Academic Study

Improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, while learning about the academic culture in New Zealand and how to take control of your studies.

The Certificate in English for Academic Study prepares you for degree level study at AUT or other universities. 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.

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.

Minimum entry requirements

  • NCEA: 48 credits at level 2 or higher and eight credits at level 1 or higher in any subject from Classical Studies, Drama, English, Geography, Health Education, History, History of Art, Media Studies, Social Studies or Business Studies, Economics, Physical Education, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Rangatira or ESOL level 3 credits in reading and writing.

Selection criteria

  • Placement test and interview will be required

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall with all bands 5.0 or higher; or equivalent
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3309
Level:
5
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

16 Jul 2018

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.
  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.