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Diploma in English Language

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1 year
Start date: 18-July-2022
Auckland University of Technology
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Take your academic English studies to a higher level with the Diploma in English Language and prepare yourself for further study.

You develop the language and study skills for study at bachelor's level. Some papers in the Diploma in English Language can be cross-credited to AUT's Bachelor of Arts in English and New Media Studies.

What you study

Part 1 papers

  • LSKL501 Writing and Referencing Skills
  • LSKL502 Reading and Research Skills
  • LSKL503 Listening and Note-Taking Skills
  • LSKL504 Oral Interaction and Presentation Skills

Part 2 papers (prerequisites: completion of Part 1)

  • ENGL500 Contemporary Language Studies
  • ENGL501 Critical Media Studies
  • ENGL502 Reading New Zealand
  • ENGL503 A Pacific Reader
  • COMM570 Academic Communication

Entry criteria

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 12.

NCEA: 48 level 2 credits or higher including eight level 1 credits in any one subject from Classical Studies, Drama, English, Geography, Health Education, History, Art History, Media Studies, Social Studies, Te Reo M?ori, Te Reo Rangatira, Business Studies, Economics, Physical Education, or ESOL level 3 credits in reading and writing
CIE: 60 points on the UCAS Tariff, including any one subject similar to the NCEA subjects listed above
IB: Completion of Year 12

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall with all bands 5.0 or higher; or equivalent; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with C/C+ grade; TOEFL iBT score of 70; GIE with C+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 162; PTE minimum overall score of 42.


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