Your pathway to a world-class education in New Zealand
The University of Auckland's Foundation Studies Certificate is your pathway to undergraduate study at New Zealand's top university.
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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 2020).
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 37 subjects (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020)
country in the world (Coronavirus Health and Safety Countries ranking, Deep Knowledge Ventures)
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.
09 April 2021
Business and commerce is all around us, from your local shop to the social media platforms you use every day. A degree in commerce will teach you key transferrable skills for life and for any industry you choose to work in. Business is not just about big ideas; it is all about people, so interpersonal and communication skills are key. When you graduate, you could work in one of the fastest-moving and most exciting global sectors.