New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic)

Auckland Institute of Studies

Subject area

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Qualification

Duration

14 Weeks

Total student fees

$2,782

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for learners of English as an additional language, who wish to pursue further English language study in an academic context.

Graduates will have the language skills required to communicate independently and effectively in familiar and some less familiar situations with fluency and flexibility in academic settings.

This qualification is at a level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) mid B2.

This qualification allows educational institutions to make informed judgements regarding the level at which the graduate can use English for academic purposes.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall: (a) have attained the age of 16 or over; and (b) have an English level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (General or Academic) (with no band less than 5.0) / TOEFL iBT 46 (with a writing score of 14) / PTE academic score of 42 with no band lower than 36 / AIS Test of English Proficiency (TEP) 48/80 (with no band less than 11); or (c) NZCEL (Applied) Level 3; or (d) have successfully completed AIS EAP I (under General English approval); or (e) have successfully completed AIS General English Intermediate Level; or (f) gain approval under Admission Regulation 1.3: Special Admission.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

14 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$2,782 $2,782
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,787 $2,787
Total $5,569 $5,569

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 788 392
Phone: (09) 815 1717
Fax: (09) 815 1802
Email: richards@ais.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ais.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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