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NZ Certificate in
University Preparation

Level 4

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Start date
17 weeks
Study option
Full time study only.
Domestic: $2,641
International: $11,000
*Conditions apply. Only for NZ Citizens or PR holders.
← Previous programme: NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills
Missed out on University Entrance and need extra credits? Or are you looking for a new career direction but need some new skills and knowledge or don’t know where to start? Our University Preparation programme can help you.

What you can learn

Mathematical skills
Further develop your skills in solving mathematical problems using calculus, statistics, algebra and data handling to help assist with real life outcomes.
Utilising digital tools
Further develop your skills of digital technology in all areas related to your desired field of study or career pathway. Utilise digital tools to locate, identify and analyse information.
Collaborative, team and personal skills
Learn how to work effectively on your own or collaboratively as part of a team. You will have the opportunities to work on these skills in a collaborative project of your desired field of study or career pathway.
Research, written and oral presentation
Gain research, written and oral presentation skills with the ability to incorporate statistical data. You will also learn how to adapt these skills to real world outcomes.

Entry requirements

This programme requires students to have access to a laptop/desktop that can connect to the internet with a web browser and a required minimum screen size of 10 inches. For device specifications, please talk to your Course Advisor.

Take the first step
Download one of our Study Guides or get in touch with one of our team members at NZSE.
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*Conditions apply - get in contact with us to discuss. For more information about Youth Guarantee and Fees-Free, click here.

Employment opportunities

Entry role jobs in a variety of areas.

What people say about us

"I chose a foundations course at NZSE to pathway into university. The learning style was interactive and practical. The tutors and student support team gave me essential skills and confidence to succeed and the positive learning environment enabled me to put my best foot forward."

Vincent Diamond

Foundation Studies Graduate