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Duration, Intakes and Fees

The University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 3) takes 6 to 12 months (two to four terms) to complete, depending on your academic background and level of English.

Intakes

NOTE: Orientation is compulsory for all students to attend.

Programme optionDurationIntake date (2022)Orientation start date (2022)
Accelerated6 months (2 terms)8 February, 5 September24 January, 1 September
Fast-track8/9 months (3 terms)26 April, 10 October20 April, 3 October
Standard12 months (4 terms)1 February, 18 July24 January, 11 July

How much does the programme cost?

NOTE: The fees below are only for enrolments starting in 2022.

Programme optionTuition fees (NZD)
Accelerated$23,062.50
Fast-track$30,750
Standard$30,750

We also offer scholarships! Click here to learn more about the scholarships we offer.

Additional fees NZD
Application fee $400
University of Auckland Student Services Fee Refer to the University website
Medical and travel insurance^  Refer to the University website

^International students must have comprehensive medical and travel insurance while in New Zealand. Enrolled international students will be charged Allianz’s Studentsafe Inbound University insurance premium when enrolment is completed.