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Entry requirements

The University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies entry requirements

Students must be at least 16 years of age and show proof of successful academic experience and qualifications at:

  • New Zealand Year 12 level (NCEA Level 2); or
  • Grade 12/11 (Asia); or
  • Senior high school 3rd/2nd year, or
  • agreed equivalent

 

English language requirements

Accelerated programme (6 months, 2 terms)

  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all bands)

Fast-track programme (8/9 months, 3 terms)

  • IELTS 5.5 (minimum of 5.0 in all bands – IELTS 6.0 preferred for academic success); or
  • equivalent in UP International College English Language Test; or
  • agreed equivalent

Standard programme (12 months, 4 terms)

  • IELTS 5.0 (minimum of 4.5 in all bands); or
  • equivalent in UP International College English Language Test; or
  • agreed equivalent

Extended programme (18 months, 6 terms)

  • IELTS 4.5 (minimum of 4.0 in all bands); or
  • equivalent in UP International College English Language Test; or
  • agreed equivalent