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Certificate in Foundation Studies

  • Certificate

If you have not met the academic requirements for admission to University, you can apply to enrol in the Certificate in Foundation Studies. This programme will not only enable you to gain university entrance, but will also prepare you for undergraduate study.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person, Online

About this course

If you have not met the academic requirements for admission to University, you can apply to enrol in the Certificate in Foundation Studies. This programme will not only enable you to gain university entrance, but will also prepare you for undergraduate study.

On successful completion of the Certificate, you will be eligible for admission to unrestricted undergraduate programmes at Massey University and other New Zealand universities. If you are intending to take an undergraduate degree with additional subject or portfolio requirements, you should contact us for advice, through the Enquire button on this page.

Entry requirements

To enter the Certificate in Foundation Studies you will:

  • have completed NCEA Level 2, or equivalent, and
  • have a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.0 in each band or equivalent, if English is not your first language.

As well as meeting the academic requirements, you will have English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in each band, or equivalent, or have completed the English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP1) course.

Study locations

Auckland

Manawatu

Online

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.