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Foundation Certificate (International - Accelerated)

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Level of Study

Foundation Course


1 semester

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


Auckland Campus


Study a Foundation Certificate (International - Accelerated) – FCert(IntAcc)

If you don’t meet the academic requirements for admission to Massey University undergraduate qualification, our Foundation Certificate (International – Accelerated) qualification can help bridge the gap.

On successful completion of the Certificate, you are guaranteed admission to all unrestricted University undergraduate qualifications.

For undergraduate qualification with restrictions or selected entry criteria, students will need to meet these qualification admission requirements in addition to successful completion of a Foundation Certificate.

Note: This course is offered in the month of Feb, July and October

Entry criteria

All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.

Specific requirements

To enter the Foundation Certificate (International – Accelerated) you will have:

completed NCEA Level 3, or equivalent; and

if English is not your first language, you will have achieved an IELTS of 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent TOEFL score.

International English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS - 6.0 overall and minimum 5.5 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT – 65 overall (10 in reading & listening, 17 in speaking & writing)
  • Cambridge English - 170
  • NCEL - Level 4 (Academic)
  • PTE - 50 overall
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

Intakes: Feb, July, October

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