Your pathway to a world-class education in New Zealand

The University of Auckland's Foundation Studies Certificate programme is your pathway to an undergraduate degree at New Zealand's top university.

Online Learning

We’ll help you get to where you want to be

Start your programme online with confidence and you will have flexibility and control of your academic and career goals. You will benefit from world-class teaching and the reassurance of specialist support staff. We are also able to accept a wider range of English language tests for entry to our online programmes.

We will support you to transition to on-campus learning when face-to-face teaching resumes. Begin your studies online now, and we’ll help you get on the right course and on the path to a successful career.

The University of Auckland

New Zealand’s highest ranked university is in the cosmopolitan city of Auckland, and is consistently ranked among the top 100 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings). It also performs well in subject rankings, with 33 subjects ranked in the top 100 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019). 

Direct progression

Owned by the University of Auckland and taught at Taylors College in Auckland, the Foundation Studies Certificate programme provides direct progression to an undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland once successfully completed.

Foundation Studies Certificate programme

The University of Auckland’s Foundation Studies Certificate programme is designed for international students and will develop your English language, study skills and academic knowledge needed for your undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland.

Top 100

For 33 subjects (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019)

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Top 3

Safest country in the world during COVID-19 pandemic (DKV, Coronavirus Health and Safety Countries Ranking)

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Living in Auckland

Studying and living in Auckland, New Zealand means you'll be part of a diverse city, also known as the country's commercial and innovation hub. You'll also be able to enjoy the relaxed beaches, beautiful scenery and adventure activities. Discover New Zealand’s North Island. 

Taylors College Auckland

Taylors College is your pathway to an undergraduate degree at the University. Learn about the College, programmes you can study and how to apply.

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