English Language

English Language skills can provide you with many benefits, especially when it comes to gaining confidence and making connections. Our English programmes are taught by experienced and caring lecturers, passionate at supporting students in their English Language journey.

 

An English Language qualification can lead you towards further study in which you can read, write, speak and present with confidence. 

Our qualifications are suitable for all experience levels including English language beginners who can use English in some everyday settings. We also have programmes for more advanced upper-intermediate level learners, and everyone in between. We will assess your current level and place you at the right qualification when you arrive. 

The biggest point of difference at Otago Polytechnic is our real-world approach to learning. You will graduate ready, with the skills to seamlessly transition to higher levels of study.

English Language qualifications

Education & Culture, Education & Employability

This certificate is for speakers who can use basic English in everyday settings but want to improve their English for study or work. It is a nationally-recognised qualification. It can lead to academic study at Otago Polytechnic, or you can use it to transfer to other study institutes in New Zealand.

Duration

17 Weeks Full-time

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Further tertiary study

Education & Culture, Education & Employability

For speakers who can already use intermediate-level English in everyday settings but want to improve their English for study or work.

Duration

17 Weeks Full-time

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Further tertiary study

Education & Culture, Education & Employability

For intermediate English speakers who want to do further English Language or subject study in an academic context.

Duration

17 Weeks Full-time

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Further tertiary study

Education & Culture, Education & Employability

For upper-intermediate English speakers who want to do further English Language or subject study in an academic context.

Duration

17 Weeks Full-time

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Further tertiary study

Education & Employability

Perfect if you are an upper-intermediate English speaker. You will further enhance your English skills for professional or academic purposes. You can go from here into most of our advanced tertiary programmes.

Duration

17 Weeks Full-time

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Further tertiary study

Education & Employability

Suitable for you if you are an upper-intermediate English speaker. This course will help you progress into advanced academic studies. You will also further grow your confidence in your English speaking ability.

Duration

16 Weeks Full-time

Delivery

Online, On campus

Location

Auckland, Distance

Career potential

Further tertiary study

Contact us

If you’re not sure what to study and would like some guidance, we’re here to help. Feel free to chat to us directly about any questions you may have.