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IELTS is the world's most popular high stakes English language test. It is the test that opens doors to a world of academic and professional opportunity in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, USA and many other places around the world where English is a language in the workplace or the classroom. IELTS testing at Massey University is managed by IDP: IELTS Australia.
Both IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training cover all four language skills, Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
The IELTS intensive preparation course at Massey University is designed to help you achieve the score you need to succeed in your immigration application, professional registration or university entrance.
The courses are suitable for both Academic and General Candidates and cover all four parts of the IELTS test:
We will help you practice for sitting the test and teach you the methods needed to fulfill your English language potential.
Many IELTS candidates have received the score they needed after attending our courses and learning practical IELTS techniques.
Our courses run regularly at the Massey Auckland and Wellington campuses. We aim to offer small, friendly and comfortable classes with plenty of opportunity to engage directly with our teachers and other participants. We also offer free parking in all locations.
Richard has been teaching English in both Japan and New Zealand for nearly 30 years and has taught a wide variety of students during this time. Richard is a certified IELTS tutor for Massey University in Auckland. Outside of work Richard enjoys cooking, travelling and riding his classic Japanese motorcycles. Richard says the most rewarding part of his job is often witnessing the great progress made by students not only in the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, but also the huge increase in confidence and communicative ability that comes with this.
Marianne has many years of experience teaching students in Europe and New Zealand. She currently teaches ESOL at Massey University to International student groups and is a certified tutor for IELTS. Outside of work, she enjoys playing the guitar, bass and drums with her friends in a band and exploring the countryside on her Honda VFR800 motorbike. Marianne says the best part of her job is helping people gain confidence to communicate in a new language and achieve their goals, this is very rewarding and a challenge that she continues to enjoy.
IELTS study guides are available to purchase online or direct from our test centres. Available guides include:
The cost for each guide is NZD$42.00 (including GST) and includes a CD-Rom
To get ready for test day, IDP Education now offers free 90-minute online Masterclass sessions that will help you:
For information on how to prepare for your test, visit the IELTS Essentials website.
IELTS Customer Connect team provide fast and friendly online customer service.
Your results will be available 13 days after your test. You can arrange to collect your results or they will be posted to you. If you would like to collect your results, you must bring your passport as a form of identification.
Results will also be available online. To access these, you will need to provide your name, passport number, date of birth and the date of your test.
If you wish to query your test results, please contact the IELTS test centre within six weeks of your test date to apply for a re-mark. Your request will be sent to a senior examiner based in Australia who will issue the final result. Please note:
Yes you can view the Information for Candidates here:
Yes, we also have translated versions of Information for Candidates available below:
If you cannot sit the test on the date that you applied for you must advise us as soon as possible. If it is less than five weeks to your test date, you will not be refunded. If it is more than five weeks to your test date, we will refund the amount paid and deduct NZD$80.00 as an administration fee.
To apply for a refund, please contact the IELTS test centre.
To cancel your test, please contact the IELTS test centre as soon as possible. Please refer to the refund tab above for more information.
Please choose your test location. The dates you can see on this page are currently available for booking.
If you would like to make a complaint, you need to do so on the day of your test and complete a complaint form which will be provided by the IELTS test supervisor. Any complaints made after the release of test results will not be accepted. Any complaint made by a candidate about the administration of the test will be recorded using the complaint form for candidates.
The fee to sit the IELTS test is NZD$385.00 The fee to sit the IELTS test in New Plymouth is NZD$415.00
Tests are held on Saturday and Thursday. The Speaking tests can happen on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday morning, and Listening, Reading and Writing happen in the afternoon. Please allow a full day to complete all tests and administration. Breaks will be provided throughout the day.
You must bring your valid, original passport on test day. We cannot accept any other forms of ID, or copies of your passport. You may also bring a drink in a transparent bottle. We provide all paper and pens and pencils on test day. It is a long day so you will need to provide for your own lunch.
The testing fee of NZD$385.00 includes one personal/physical copy of the Test Report Form.
You can have copies of your Test Report Form automatically sent to up to five institutions free of charge when filling in the Recognising Organisations section of your test online registration.
Please complete the form below to request any additional Test Report Forms if required 5 weeks after your test.
If you have lost your Test Report Form or it has been damaged, please contact the test centre about a replacement copy.
Any additional copies will incur a NZD$10.00 administration charge. To complete the payment online, please click here.
You will receive your test results 13 days after the test date. You may also preview your test results online at the same time.
You must have your valid original passport on test day. If you know you will not have your passport please choose a different test date. Any concerns please contact your test centre prior to your test date.
There are IELTS offices based on the Auckland and Palmerston North campuses, their addresses are:
IELTS Palmerston North
Colombo Village, Massey University
Room 4.07, Building 4
0800 MASSEY (0800 627 739)
Massey University, Building 111
Gate 4, Hokowhitu Place
0800 MASSEY (0800 627 739)
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Last updated on Tuesday 17 July 2018
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Meet computer-delivered IELTS: the same IELTS test you know, delivered via computer, with multiple test sessions a day and fast results.
When you take computer-delivered IELTS, your test result will be available in 5-7 days.
Computer-delivered testing will allow us to increase the number of test dates (with paper-based and computer-delivered) each week, offering your more flexibility with test dates and times.