New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic)

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Subject area

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Qualification

Duration

19 Weeks

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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

Tauira must be at least 16 years of age (unless an exemption from attending school has been granted) at the commencement of the programme and must be New Zealand citizens (or citizens of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent residents. Tauira can normally only enrol in one full time programme at a time. Tauira can be enrolled in an additional part-time programme if the academic workload has been considered achievable and the TEC EFTS limit is not exceeded. Tauira may be permitted to enrol in more than one programme concurrently if the dual programme options are approved by Te Rautiaki Matauranga. Tauira must also meet the following programme-specific requirements: - have either completed New Zealand Certificate in English level 3 or possess English language ability equivalent to level 3. - complete a placement test and a pre-enrolment interview to determine whether their intended programme of study is appropriate to their needs.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

19 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$0 $0
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,789 $2,789
Total $2,789 $2,789

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


Student Success

80%


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

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 355 553
Phone: (0800) 355 553
Fax: (7) 871 3224
Email: info@twoa.ac.nz
Web: http://www.twoa.ac.nz

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

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

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

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