Develop skills and knowledge to help you move into further study in health science or social science

Programme Overview

This one semester programme provides you with an initial pathway for entering tertiary study in preparation for further study or training at Level 4. It also provides a foundation of skills and knowledge which you can take through your academic life. Two strands are offered: health science and social science.

Programme Outline​

Health Science Strand

  • Academic Communication 1
  • Study in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Biology 1
  • Chemistry 1

Social Science Strand

  • ​Academic Communication 1
  • Study in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Psychology

Entry Requirements

Domestic students

At least 10 credits NCEA Level 1 literacy and 10 credits NCEA Level 1 numeracy or equivalent

International students

IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0)

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