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.
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).
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.
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.
For 33 subjects (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019)
Most liveable cities in the world (2019 Mercer Quality of Living survey)
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.
Questions about coronavirus
If you are due to begin your studies with us soon and have an urgent enquiry regarding the coronavirus outbreak, please refer to these Frequently Asked Questions.
Students studying University Auckland’s Foundation Studies Certificate at Taylors College Auckland should also visit the University website for further information.