New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic)

Northland Polytechnic Ltd

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 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

Applicants must be 16 years of age or older on the 1st of January in the year that the student enrolls; AND can reasonably expect to achieve the standards required for successful completion of the programme or course. For International Students or Non-English Speaking New Zealand Residents: Applicants must gain NZCEL Level 4 (Academic) OR provide evidence of CER C1 in the VITAL test OR provide an IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band lower than 6.0 OR an accepted international equivalence. Applicants using VITAL CEFR C1 evidence will be required to take a NorthTec internal placement test.

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)
N/A N/A
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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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

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Foundation Awards

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Manager

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$2,000

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Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Practicum Awards

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Manager

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$7,500

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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

Phone: (09) 4703555
Fax: (09) 470 3556
Email: NPregistry@northtec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.northtec.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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