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.

Intake date 2023 (incl. Orientation)

  • 13 February
  • 26 April
  • 10 July
  • 2 October
CourseDurationEnglish LevelTuition Fees (NZD)
Fast Track6 months
(2 terms)
IELTS 6.0
(a minimum of 5.0 in all bands)
$18,750
Standard8/9 months
(3 terms)
IELTS 5.5
(a minimum of 5.0 in all bands)
$23,250
Standard Plus12 months
(4 terms)
IELTS 5.0
(a minimum of 4.5 in all bands)
$29,900
Foundation Connect*6 months
(2 terms)
IELTS 4.5
(a minimum of 4.0 in all bands)
$15,990

Additional fees (if applicaple)

  • Application fee: $400 NZD
  • Exam fee: $350 NZD
  • Resouce fee: $800 NZD

*Students starting with Foundation Connect will pay the Resource, Application and Exam fees once and will not be charged again upon
progression to Foundation.

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