New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic)

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Qualification

Duration

20 Weeks

Total student fees

$1,592

over 20 Weeks - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for candidates of English as an additional language, who wish to pursue academic study requiring high levels of English language competency.

Graduates will have the language skills required to communicate independently and effectively in a wide range of familiar and unfamiliar situations with fluency and flexibility in academic contexts.

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

This qualification allows educational institutions and professional bodies to recognise the level at which the graduate can use English for academic and/or professional purposes.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Open entry. Open to permanent residents and international students with English as an additional language . The level of the programme in which the student enrols will be determined by an initial placement test.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

20 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$1,592 $1,592
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,311 $3,311
Total $4,903 $4,903

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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 $29,456
Earnings range $17,762 - $39,051
In employment 26%
In further study 66%
On a benefit 6%

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

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Education Fund

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

Up to $500.00

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Kate Sheppard Memorial Award

Provided by:

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust

Website:

https://sites.google.com/site/katesheppardawar/

Value:

$2,500

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.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.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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

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