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Entry to University

Victoria University of Wellington entry requirements.

All Victoria University undergraduate degree offers require University Entrance (UE): successful completion of 120 credits, plus a minimum of 50% in English for Tertiary Study Parts I and II,

Introductory Mathematics and New Zealand Culture and Society, plus 50% or higher in optional subjects equal to 60 credits.

For degree specific requirements, please refer to the Victoria University of Wellington Foundation Studies Programme prospectus.

Two offers of place from the start

Students who enrol in the Victoria University of Wellington Foundation Studies Programme will receive two offers of place – a letter of offer for the foundation course and a conditional offer of place for the Victoria University of Wellington.  A confirmed offer of place will be issued by the Victoria University of Wellington when students have successfully completed the Certificate in Foundation Studies.

Other Universities accepting UP Education students

All New Zealand Universities accept the Victoria University of Wellington Certificate in Foundation Studies qualification as meeting University Entrance. Over 10,000 students have been through the foundation programmes delivered by UP Education on behalf of various New Zealand universities. Most students continue onto their original choice of university from their foundation programme, however for some, circumstances change and they look to complete their degree overseas. While no formal agreement exists, foundation students are known to have been accepted into the following institutions:

  • Australia
    • Australian National University
    • Bond University
    • Curtin University of Technology
    • La Trobe University
    • Macquarie University
    • Monash University Melbourne
    • Swinburne University
    • University of Adelaide
    • University of Melbourne
    • University of Queensland
    • University of Southern Queensland
    • University of Sydney
    • University of Technology Sydney
    • University of Western Australia
  • North America
    • California State University East Bay
    • City University of New York
    • National Autonomous University of México
    • Northern Arizona University
    • Oregon State University
    • Ryerson University
    • University of British Columbia
    • University of Hawaii
  • Europe
    • HIALS (Aalesund University College, Norway)
    • University of Amsterdam
    • University of Birmingham
    • University of Maastricht (the Netherlands)
    • University of Manchester
    • University of Nottingham (UK campus)
  • Asia
    • Maranatha Christian University
    • Nanyang Technological University
    • RMIT International University Vietnam
    • Singapore Management University
    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    • University of Nottingham (Ningbo campus)
  • Other
    • Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas
    • Prince Mohammad Bin Fahad University