Certificate of Attainment in Academic English (CertAttainAcadEng)

New Zealand

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The award
CertAttainAcadEng

How long you will study
10 weeks

Domestic course fees
NZD 5100 per module

How you will study
part-time

Course starts
February, May, August, November

International course fees
NZD 5100 per module

All study options

About Certificate of Attainment in Academic English at Waikato Pathways College, University of Waikato

The Certificate of Attainment in Academic English prepares you for entry into degree programmes at the University of Waikato. It teaches skills that are needed for successful university study.

Course Info

The Certificate of Attainment in Academic English (CAAE) has five levels from Intermediate to Advanced and you will enter into the programme at a level dependent on your current English level.

Classes focus on the skills needed for successful study in higher education in New Zealand such as academic writing, listening, note-taking, reading and oral presentation skills. Higher levels can provide direct entry to university programmes, please see below for exact details.

Course Requirements

The Certificate of Attainment in English Language (CAEL) and CAAE are full-time courses which include a core programme of 20 hours per week plus an afternoon elective twice a week. All electives are subject to sufficient numbers in order to run and some choices may be restricted to students at higher levels.

Examples of electives include;

  • Business English
  • EAP skills for University Study
  • Focus on Communication and Fluency
  • Focus on Reading and Writing
  • IELTS Preparation
  • Preparation for postgraduate studies

Course duration

Each block is 10 weeks long with a one-week orientation.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardCertAttainAcadEngHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study10 weeks
    Course startsFebruary, May, August, NovemberDomestic course feesNZD 5100 per moduleInternational course feesNZD 5100 per module

Notes about fees for this course

  • 2017: Fees are $4,950 per block plus Enrolment Levies up to $479 per year
  • 2018: Fees are $5,100 per block plus Enrolment Levies (2018 levy to be advised)

Entry requirements

Contact Waikato Pathways College, University of Waikato to find course entry requirements.

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