Certificate in University Preparation

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Learning Skills Programmes


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Entry requirements

Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand or Australia, be at least 18, have gained literacy and numeracy for entrance plus 14 level 3 credits in an approved subject, and have been out of school for at least one term.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Successful students under the age of 20 (who do not have university entrance for admission)and adults who wish to develop their skills will be equipped to undertake undergraduate study.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied General Education Programmes at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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