Course details

Certificate in Languages
Domestic tuition ¤3,000 per year
NZQF Level 7

About the course

You can study one or two foreign languages alongside any degree in order to gain a Certificate in Languages.

In this way you can develop knowledge of another language and culture to enrich your other studies and graduate with an additional qualification.

Studying another language can increase your global awareness and extend your skills for careers or postgraduate study in Aotearoa New Zealand or around the world.

Entry requirements

To enrol in a Certificate in Languages you need to be currently enrolled in a degree at the University of Auckland, or have completed an undergraduate degree at any recognised university (or similar institution).

If you are studying towards a postgraduate qualification, you must obtain permission from your faculty to enrol in a CertLang alongside your postgraduate programme.

About the provider

Since its founding in 1883, the University of Auckland has grown to become New Zealand's flagship, research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, its research, and its service to local, national and international communities.

The university has more than 40,000 students of whom 11,000 are postgraduate and 6,000 are international. The University of Auckland's research programmes range across all disciplines and are world leaders in such fields as cancer drug development, inductive (wireless) power transfer and computational physiology.

As the university looks to the future one thing is certain - knowledge will be a key resource and will be highly sought-after within New Zealand and around the world. The university's challenge is to help to generate ideas that will benefit society, and to educate and train people to work in fields where they will be valued both for their specialised knowledge, and for their ability to research, communicate and solve problems.


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