Otago Polytechnic

English Language Summer Semester

  • Dunedin
  • 16 weeks
  • Starts October
  • Apply now!

Improve your English over the summer break! This is a great chance for you to improve your Academic English as part of your pathway into further study. Develop your skills in speaking, writing, reading, listening, grammar and academic writing.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 2)

  • Dunedin
  • Up to 17 weeks full-time; part-time options available
  • Level 2
  • Starts February, July and October (depending on student numbers)
  • Apply anytime

If you can use English in some everyday settings but want to improve so you can study in English then this is the programme for you!

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3)

  • Dunedin
  • Up to 17 weeks full-time; part-time options available
  • Level 3
  • Starts February, July and October (depending on student numbers)
  • Apply anytime

Learn English from experienced teachers and prepare for further study. This programme provides an excellent pathway into other academic qualifications at Otago Polytechnic.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • Up to 17 weeks full-time; part-time options available
  • Level 4
  • Starts February, July and October
  • Apply anytime

This programme is ideal if you can use English with accuracy and want to prepare for further study. Successful completion will enable you to apply for most of our diploma or degree-level qualifications.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4)

  • Dunedin and Auckland
  • Dunedin: Up to 17 weeks full-time; part-time options available; Auckland: 16 weeks full-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts Dunedin: February, July and October; Auckland: January, April, June, August and October
  • Apply anytime

This programme is ideal if you can use English with accuracy and want to prepare for higher-level academic study. Successful completion will enable you to apply for most of our diploma or degree-level qualifications.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Professional/Academic) (Level 5)

  • Auckland - international students only
  • 16 weeks full-time
  • Level 5
  • Starts January, April, June, August or October
  • Apply now!

Gain advanced English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. This will enable you to deal effectively and confidently with most situations in an English-speaking country and to pursue further study or employment in positions that require complex interpersonal communication.

English for groups

  • Dunedin
  • Duration varies, depending on your needs
  • Starts Flexible
  • Apply anytime

Experience New Zealand while learning English. We can develop special English language programmes for your school, team or organisation.