Academic - Level 5

New Zealand Certificate in English Language.

An IELTS-Free pathway into a postgraduate level programme of study.

This is a full-time, 14 week pathway course designed to help students to achieve success in their tertiary studies.

To enrol online for your preferred trimester, click on the start date below.

Programme Structure/Courses

The NZCEL (L5) will equip learners with English language proficiency and the academic skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing to enable them to successfully enter into programmes at the postgraduate level without having to complete IELTS.

Duration & Start Dates

14 weeks

Start Dates in 2023

Apply here for Trimester 1 : 31 January 2023
Apply here for Trimester 2 : 22 May 2023
Apply here for Trimester 3 : 11 September 2023

ONLINE OFFSHORE Start Dates 2023

Apply here for Trimester 1 : 31 January 2023
Apply here for Trimester 2 : 22 May 2023
Apply here for Trimester 3 : 11 September 2023

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) Level 4; or
IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) / TOEFL iBT 60 (with a writing score of 18) / PToE academic score of 50 / AIS Test of English Proficiency (TEP) 52/80 (with no band less than 12); and
16 years and over

Fees

International Students

2023 Course Fees: NZ$5,460
Resource Fees: NZ$90
Total: NZ$5,550
Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$300 per year (or NZ$30 per month or part thereof).

Note: International students from Pacific Island countries should contact Sonia Giraldo for tuition fee details:

Phone: +64 9 815 1717 ext 638
Email: soniag@ais.ac.nz

Domestic Students

2023 Course Fees: NZ$2,618
Resource Fees: NZ$90
Total: NZ$2,708
Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$300 per year (or NZ$30 per month or part thereof).

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