English for University Course

  • Prepare for study at university, polytechnic or private training establishment in New Zealand or other English-speaking countries.
  • With the Accredited Pathway Assessment, take the first steps on your study pathway in New Zealand.
  • Develop your ability to read academic and technical books and articles; to write essays and reports; to listen to lectures and take notes; and to participate in academic discussions, tutorials and seminars.
  • Use our advice to plan your next steps: which New Zealand university,  polytechnic or private training establishment course is best for me?
  • With our online English for University – Step course, start improving your English for Academic Purposes before you leave your home country.
  • You can combine this course with preparation for the IELTS test.

Course entry level

Intermediate for EU Intermediate
Upper intermediate for EU Higher
(Check your level)

Course Length

12 weeks+

Course Hours

Full-time: 23 hours per week
20 (60-minute) hours in class
3 (60-minute) hours teacher-supervised independent learning
See sample timetable

Class size

Maximum of 14 students

Start dates

  • 21 September 2020
  • 5 January 2021
  • 5 April 2021
  • 5 August 2021
  • 27 September 2021

Course price (NZ$)

Full-time $445 per week
(Part-time not offered)
Registration fee $220 (once only)
Materials fee $85 (once only)
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This course is offered in Auckland, New Zealand.

See also

Prepare for EU Higher with our online EU Step course.

Our students say…

Read what our students say about the English for University course on the “English for University students say” page of this website.

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