- You will be tested and placed at the right level when you arrive.
- If you plan to study with us for more than three months, international students will need a visa.
You will learn how to
When you successfully finish this programme, you will have the English language skills to:
- take part in spoken conversations and how to use things like simple instructions and descriptions
- listen to and understand short, simple texts
- begin to read simple texts to gain information
- write a simple, easy to understand text.
You could progress into the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3) to further improve your English. You may also have the ability to work in some jobs that require a basic level of English language skills.
Student loans and allowances
Student loans and allowances are for domestic students only. For information about student loans and allowances please visit the Studylink website. It is important to apply for your student loan/allowance at the same time as you apply for this programme, due to the length of time Studylink take to process. Loan/allowance applications can be cancelled at any time if you decide to withdraw your programme application or if it is unsuccessful.
While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.