INTAKES
AND FEES

Applying for the AUT in Foundation Studies is simple. Applications can be made in person at our UP International College Auckland campus, online, or by filling out a hard copy application form and emailing or posting it to us.

Intakes

The AUT Certificate in Foundation Studies takes 6 to 18 months (two to six terms) to complete, depending on the student’s academic background and level of English. These start dates include Orientation, which students must attend.
CourseDurationEnglish LevelStart Dates (2022)Tuition Fees
Fast Track6 months
(2 terms)
IELTS 6.0
(a minimum of 5.0 in all bands)
24 January, 20 April, 11 July, 3 OctoberNZD18,750
Standard8/9 months
(3 terms)
IELTS 5.5
(a minimum of 5.0 in all bands)
24 January, 20 April, 11 July, 3 OctoberNZD21,750
Standard Plus12 months
(4 terms)
IELTS 5.0
(a minimum of 4.5 in all bands)
24 January, 20 April, 11 July, 3 OctoberNZD29,000
Foundation Connect6 months (2 terms)IELTS 4.5 (no band less than 4.0)24 January, 20 April, 11 July, 3 OctoberNZD15,375

^International students must have comprehensive medical and travel insurance while in New Zealand. Enrolled international students will be charged Allianz’s Studentsafe Inbound University insurance premium when enrolment is completed.

 

Fast Track
Duration6 months(2 terms)
English LevelIELTS 6.0
(a minimum of 5.0 in all bands)
Start Dates25 January, 12 April,
12 July, 27 September
CostNZD18,000

 

Standard
Duration8/9 months(3terms)
English LevelIELTS 5.5
(a minimum of 5.0 in all bands)
Start Dates25 January, 12 April,
12 July, 27 September
CostNZD21,000
Standard Plus
Duration12 months (4 terms)
English LevelIELTS 5.0
(a minimum of 4.5 in all bands)
Start Dates25 January, 12 April,
12 July, 27 September
CostNZD28,000

 

Extended
Duration18 months
(6 terms)
English LevelIELTS 4.5
(a minimum of 4.0 in all bands)
Start Dates25 January, 12 April,
12 July, 27 September
CostNZD42,750