English Language and Foundation Pathways

If you are keen to study at Massey University but do not have the English language or academic requirements for admission, see the pathway programmes offered by the Centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE). These courses will help you develop the English language, academic and study skills necessary for admission to university and for successful study. If you just want to improve your English, see the Intensive English course details.

 

Intensive English Language Studies 

The Intensive English courses at Massey help students prepare for further university study and learn the academic skills required for IELTS. All students in the English programme work in classes tailored to their English language level. The focus is on the key skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening.

 

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Direct Entry English Pathway (DEEP) 

The Foundation Certificate in Academic English is a direct entry English pathway into pre-degree and undergraduate programmes at Massey University. Students who successfully complete the certificate do not need to sit an external English test to progress on to further study.

 

        

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Direct Entry English Pathway Advanced (DEEP Adv)

The Foundation Certificate in Advanced Academic English is a direct entry English pathway into postgraduate and selected undergraduate programmes at Massey University. Students who successfully complete the certificate do not need to sit an external English test to progress on to further study.

 

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Foundation Studies

The Certificate in Foundation Studies is a full-time pre-degree programme, taught over two semesters, that enables students to meet the academic and English language/literacy requirements for university entrance at undergraduate level.

       

                    

                    

      

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University Preparation 

The Certificate of University Preparation (CUP) is a full-time pre-degree programme, taught over one semester, that enables students to meet the academic and English language/literacy requirements for university entrance at undergraduate level.

               

 

                                             

       

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Welcome for new students

Attending the Welcome sessions (Orientation) is compulsory for all new students, please download the programme here or contact us for more information :  PaCE Orientation 2017 (140 KB)

  

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International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

IELTS is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is used. The test covers four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking. 

 

  

 

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Occupational English Test (OET)

 

The OET is an international English language test to assess the language and communication skills of healthcare professionals seeking to register and practice in an English-speaking environment. The emphasis is on communication in medical and healthcare settings.

 

  

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Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE)

Whether you are developing your career, preparing for university study or committed to continued learning, Massey University's centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) has a range of high-quality courses to suit your needs and help you achieve your personal and professional learning goals.

 

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Accommodation

 

At Massey University we know that choosing where you will live is one of the most important concerns you will have.  

Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington all have a variety of accommodation options, including Halls of Residence, Residential Complexes, Apartments, Units and Homestays.

  

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