Subject options

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Foundation Studies Certificate subjects

Students studying the University of Auckland's Foundation Studies Certificate will study English language and four elective subjects. Both the Standard and Intensive Programme offer the same subject options. You will study English for Academic Purposes as a core subject and then elective subjects based on your degree choice. 

Core subjects

  • English for Academic Purposes 

Elective subjects

You will choose four of the following elective subjects based on your progression degree at the University of Auckland. 

Marcus from Malaysia

"The reason I chose to study at the University of Auckland was because of its high ranking, excellent facilities and good reputation. The University has really helped me develop my studying skills and the courses here provide me with the expertise needed for my future career."

Marcus from Malaysia

Studied the Auckland Foundation Year (now replaced by the Foundation Studies Certificate)

Entry requirements

See the English language and academic entry requirements for the University of Auckland's Foundation Studies Certificate programme, delivered at Taylors College.  


Find out about the costs of studying at Taylors College Auckland, including tuition fees, accommodation, and insurance. 

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