Courses in New Zealand

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People from around the world choose New Zealand for professional development, educational advancement, and business opportunities. New Zealand is an often forgotten market but is a booming one for any enterprising entrepreneur and is equipped with international opportunities, world markets and cultural enrichment. It is also a growing area for media and social relations and has recently become a highly sought after destination for professionals. It is for these reasons that taking courses in New Zealand can be an excellent choice for anyone seeking to advance their career.

There are a variety of courses in New Zealand in a range of industries including information technology, sociology, business, healthcare administration, investment, economics and others. Courses in New Zealand are often offered in conjunction with degree programs, certificate programs or professional development courses. There are scheduling options for courses in New Zealand to meet the needs of most students and these include online courses, distance learning, and classroom education. 

Learn more about the program and study options for courses in New Zealand by reading through the opportunities below. Take the next step toward your professional goals today!

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Auckland Summer Direct Enrollment – University of Auckland Film Production

IES Abroad
Campus Full time Part time June 2018 New Zealand Auckland

You will directly enroll in the University of Auckland's four-week practical program for emerging filmmakers. Discover first-hand what draws the global film industry to New Zealand and create your own short drama episode. [+]

Why Auckland?

The 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranked Auckland third in the world for quality of life. With beautiful volcanoes and lava flows, a dynamic mixture of European, Asian, and Pacific influences, friendly residents, and breathtaking coastal views, you’ll fall for Auckland’s unique charm. With Auckland as your home, you’re in the perfect place from which to experience both the cultural and natural wonders of New Zealand.

What You'll Study

You will directly enroll in the University of Auckland's four-week practical program for emerging filmmakers. Discover first-hand what draws the global film industry to New Zealand and create your own short drama episode. Structured around a practical production process based on professional television industry practice, this program is a hands-on experience designed to set you up with the tools you need to launch your career in film, television and digital media industries. Due to the small size and intensive nature of the program, admission is highly selective.... [-]


Christchurch Direct Enrollment - University Of Canterbury

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters March 2018 New Zealand Christchurch

During your time in Christchurch, you directly enroll in the University of Canterbury, one of the top three universities in New Zealand, and in the top 3% of the world's universities. You also have access to more than 50 academic departments and more than 100 on-campus clubs and organizations—ideal opportunities to connect with Kiwi (local) students. [+]

Overview When you look outside your window in Christchurch, you know exploration awaits you—hiking, fishing, kayaking, or swimming—that’s just a typical day here. Enjoy the adventurous, yet relaxed, lifestyle that Christchurch has to offer. During your time in Christchurch, you directly enroll in the University of Canterbury, one of the top three universities in New Zealand, and in the top 3% of the world's universities. You also have access to more than 50 academic departments and more than 100 on-campus clubs and organizations—ideal opportunities to connect with Kiwi (local) students. Spread over 215 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens, the University’s campus is located only 15 minutes from the city. Ski slopes, mountains, native bush, rivers, lakes, hot springs, and beaches are all within 1.5 hours of Christchurch, making this an ideal place to study and experience New Zealand’s outdoor lifestyle. Christchurch will be your classroom. Meet the residents who are rebuilding their beloved city after the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. While reconstruction is making progress, there's still work to be done. (There are ways you can help out, too.) Learn about the history of this great city, which is one of the oldest in New Zealand. Eager for hands-on field study excursions? Explore the University’s four field stations throughout the South Island. You can also enroll in an internship, which includes time spent working at your placement in addition to an academic seminar that helps you contextualize what you’re learning. We want you to feel at... [-]

Auckland Direct Enrollment - University of Auckland

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters July 2018 New Zealand Auckland

Our study abroad program in Auckland offers you the opportunity to directly enroll in the University of Auckland, a prestigious research university that has courses in more than 150 disciplines. [+]

Overview

The 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranked Auckland third in the world for quality of life. With beautiful volcanoes and lava flows, a dynamic mixture of European, Asian, and Pacific influences, friendly residents, and breathtaking coastal views, you’ll fall for Auckland’s unique charm. Our study abroad program in Auckland offers you the opportunity to directly enroll in the University of Auckland, a prestigious research university that has courses in more than 150 disciplines. The University has a wealth of options in Māori Studies and has a marae (Māori sacred ground) on campus, indicative of Auckland’s diversity and New Zealand’s Māori heritage. Auckland will be your classroom. Visit the Auckland War Memorial Museum to explore its collections in natural and human history. Learn about Auckland’s diverse geography from the Auckland Volcanic Field to the isthmus that Auckland is situated on. Everything you do and see is part of your international education. From Auckland, you will have many opportunities to explore the beautiful country of New Zealand. At the start of the program, you participate in an orientation on the spectacular island of Waiheke, where you stay at a marae and learn more about Māori culture. Fans of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit series can visit nearby Hobbiton, where scenes from the movies were filmed. On the South Island, just a short flight away, you can hike or ski in the magnificent Southern Alps. With Auckland as your home, you’re in the perfect place from... [-]


Leadership Training and Development in USA or Canada or UK (Age 14 to 18)

Kingdom Education
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 New Zealand Dunedin Auckland Christchurch Wellington + 3 more

This course is for you if you feel that you have the potential to be a leader – or perhaps if others feel it, but you haven’t noticed it yet. We’ll show you some of the skills that you need, and how you can develop these, even if you’re not full of self-confidence just yet. By the end of the course, you’ll notice the difference! [+]

Leadership Training and Development in USA or Canada or UK (Age 14 to 18) This course is for you if you feel that you have the potential to be a leader – or perhaps if others feel it, but you haven’t noticed it yet. We’ll show you some of the skills that you need, and how you can develop these, even if you’re not full of self-confidence just yet. By the end of the course, you’ll notice the difference! Leadership and management: You’ll start by considering the variety of leadership roles people take on, and look at the link with management – which is not the same as leadership, though there are important connections. Personality types: Here you’ll find out more about the way personality types are classified, and the implications of these for leadership – and the perhaps surprising fact that many different types of person can succeed in certain leadership roles. Leadership styles: Through a study of some of the great leaders of the past, you’ll identify different styles, and see how people have used their talents and circumstances to achieve prominence and success. Leadership and teamwork: Leadership implies working with others. What are the skills you need to create, and be part of, a great team? Persuasion and negotiation: If people are to follow your lead you need to get them on your side. But sometimes you have to compromise, and even admit that you may be wrong. How do you do this and still retain authority?... [-]

English for Academic Purposes in the UK (Age 14 to 18)

Kingdom Education
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 New Zealand Dunedin Auckland Christchurch Wellington + 3 more

You will not be alone if you feel a little nervous about the day-to-day business of university study – and native speakers are often just as worried as you are! This course shows you how you can meet the challenges ahead of you. [+]

Courses in New Zealand 2018. English for Academic Purposes in the UK (Age 14 to 18) You will not be alone if you feel a little nervous about the day-to-day business of university study – and native speakers are often just as worried as you are! This course shows you how you can meet the challenges ahead of you. Language guide: for this course, we recommend at least these levels of English: 6.5 (IELTS) / 110 (TOEFL iBT) / C1 (CEF) / CAE. What is EAP? As an introduction to the course, you’ll be looking at the scope of EAP and how it ties in with general study skills. Reading: How will you cope with a long reading list? Here you’ll find out how you can absorb information quickly and effectively. Listening: In an academic context, listening skills relate largely to lectures. You’ll pick up some really valuable tips for listening well, and also for taking useful notes. Writing: For many subjects, you’ll have to write essays. Today, you’ll be working at improving your approach to essays, and to other pieces of academic writing. Speaking: Most university courses will require you to attend seminars, possibly to take a lead role, but certainly to say something! This unit will help you to gain the confidence needed to take advantage of seminars. Preparing for a seminar (a): For the remainder of the course, you’ll be working on a seminar in which everyone in the class will take part. But first of all,... [-]

ACT & SAT preparation course in USA only ( Age 14 to 18)

Kingdom Education
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 New Zealand Dunedin Auckland Christchurch Wellington + 3 more

If you’re planning to study in the USA, you usually have to take one or the other of these tests. The higher your score, the better your chances of gaining entry to one of the top universities. In this course, you’ll find out how the tests work, and what you can do to achieve a great result. [+]

ACT & SAT preparation in USA only ( Age 14 to 18) If you’re planning to study in the USA, you usually have to take one or the other of these tests. The higher your score, the better your chances of gaining entry to one of the top universities. In this course, you’ll find out how the tests work, and what you can do to achieve a great result. Language guide: for this course, we recommend at least these levels of English: 6.5 (IELTS) / 110 (TOEFL iBT) / C1 (CEF) / CAE. ACT and SAT: You start by comparing the two tests, looking at the content, scoring – and the use which is made of them. Mathematics: Both tests include a mathematics section. You’ll look at the kind of questions asked, and get some valuable practice in one or both of the tests. Reading and writing: Here you’ll be looking at different ways in which reading and writing skills are tested in SAT and ACT and start work on developing those skills. Reading: In this unit, you’ll be working on the kind of texts which are selected, and the kind of questions you’ll be asked. No matter how difficult the text, by developing the right skills, you can do well. Writing: You’ll look here at the different emphases of the two tests, but also work on eliminating the grammatical errors which cost you marks whichever test you take. The essay: For many students, this is the most challenging part... [-]

Foundation English Programme

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time March 2018 New Zealand Palmerston North

It is vitally important for students to possess a high level of reading, listening, writing, speaking and comprehension skills if they are to succeed at any tertiary level institution. In the Foundation English Programme, students attend small classes according to their level of English ability. The programme provides students with the necessary tools for developing their English communication skills to the... [+]

Courses in New Zealand 2018. It is vitally important for students to possess a high level of reading, listening, writing, speaking and comprehension skills if they are to succeed at any tertiary level institution. In the Foundation English Programme, students attend small classes according to their level of English ability. The programme provides students with the necessary tools for developing their English communication skills to the required level of entry for tertiary education. In addition to gaining academic English skills, students can also improve their conversation and comprehension skills that are crucial for enjoying everyday life in English-speaking countries. IPU New Zealand offers the Foundation English Programme to first year students, enabling them to achieve English language proficiency and a set of useful study skills, as well as developing their critical thinking in preparation for a tertiary level education. Students require a basic set of study skills in order to benefit from their learning environment. At IPU New Zealand, students are encouraged to answer the following types of questions: How does one clearly structure research questions and goals? Where does one find the necessary information? Is the information justified? How does one collect and analyse the required information? How does one arrange and present their findings in a logical order? It is the student's responsibility to take an active approach when studying at IPU New Zealand. Teachers advise them to follow the mantra "Gain knowledge for yourself, and do not believe in everything that you are told." The Foundation English... [-]

TESOL Courses

IPU New Zealand
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 - 5 years March 2018 New Zealand Palmerston North

The Trinity Cert TESOL is a qualification suited to those wishing to teach English as a second language, but possess little or no experience in doing so. This programme equips students with the basic skills and knowledge required for ESOL teachers. The programme also gives students a firm foundation for self-evaluation and opportunities for further professional development. It is also suitable for... [+]

The Trinity Cert TESOL is a qualification suited to those wishing to teach English as a second language, but possess little or no experience in doing so. This programme equips students with the basic skills and knowledge required for ESOL teachers. The programme also gives students a firm foundation for self-evaluation and opportunities for further professional development. It is also suitable for trained teachers who are not trained in TESOL. The Trinity Cert TESOL can be taken as a stand-alone course, or as part of the Graduate Diploma of International Studies (GDIS). Details of each of these can be viewed below: Stand-alone course structure There are two parts to the course, the first being a Distance Education component, the second an on-campus course. The Distance Education component consists of a series of study guides with the accompanying tasks based on the three set texts. Trainees must complete this extramural study before they start the on-campus programme. The on-campus component is a five-week intensive course in which the syllabus is covered by a series of lectures, seminars, and workshops. Teaching practice is integrated by relating the course components to practical teaching of various ESOL classes. Entry requirements Bachelor's degree preferred Trainees who are non-native speakers of English must have minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 7.5 across all 4 bands. Trainees are selected by interview and a pre-course English language awareness task Course dates Applications are currently being taken for the following courses: - June 1st 2016 - July 5th... [-]

Course: General English

Ntec - National Tertiary Education Consortium
Campus Full time Open Enrollment New Zealand Auckland Hastings Tauranga Christchurch + 2 more

You will be exposed to relevant learning that meets your needs. In all our levels you will work on the development of internationally recognised learning outcomes drawn from the NZQA framework. [+]

Courses in New Zealand 2018. Course: General English Programme Delivery Concordia Institute of Business in Auckland. Programme Aim You will be exposed to relevant learning that meets your needs. In all our levels you will work on the development of internationally recognised learning outcomes drawn from the NZQA framework and Common European Framework. This means you will be producing the language expected of a learner at your level and equally importantly you will be using language that is relevant and authentic. Your progress will be constantly monitored and assessed so that you have an objective measure of your on-going progress. Starter Level Students studying in the Starter class will learn familiar, everyday expressions and very basic phrases. Students will learn how to introduce themselves and others and how to ask and answer questions about personal information, such as: Where he/she lives (e.g., “Where do you live? I live in New Zealand.“) People he/she knows (e.g., “What’s her name? Her name is Sara. She’s my sister.“) Things he/she has (e.g., “Do you have a pen? No, I don’t.“) Students finishing the Starter level will be able to communicate in a simple way with a speaking partner who talks slowly and clearly and is ready to help. Topics Students in the Starter class will study topics such as: numbers and plural nouns countries jobs personal information family and friends sports, etc. Elementary Level Students studying in the Elementary class will learn expressions related to themselves and their lives, including: Very basic personal... [-]

Business English

Eurocentres - Language schools
Campus Full time 2 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment New Zealand Auckland

In the current commercial world, business English is no longer just a ‘nice to know’ skill, it is now a ‘need to know’ skill. The world is [+]

Business English – let’s talk about business

In the current commercial world, business English is no longer just a ‘nice to know’ skill, it is now a ‘need to know’ skill. The world is merging and business relationships are becoming increasingly international. Anyone who has to conduct negotiations, chair meetings, present projects, write emails or hold a telephone conversation will quickly find themselves held back by their inadequate skills using only the English they learned at school. In a business English course, you not only gain a comprehensive business vocabulary, but also practise specific business situations through roleplay, discussions and case studies. With optimal preparation, the traffic lights for your successful communication in the international business world turn to green.... [-]


French - General Language Skills

Eurocentres - Language schools
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks September 2018 New Zealand Auckland

Deepen your knowledge of the language and develop your confidence. This programme will enable you to further practice your language skills [+]

General Language Skills

Deepen your knowledge of the language and develop your confidence. This programme will enable you to further practice your language skills, especially speaking and writing. There will also be an opportunity to work on grammar points and pronunciation issues you have difficulty with.

Language Level: 0-9 (A1-C1)

Focus: General language training

Duration (in weeks): 2-52

Max. Class Size: 14

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English - General Language Skills

Eurocentres - Language schools
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment New Zealand Auckland

Deepen your knowledge of the language and develop your confidence. This programme will enable you to further practice your language skills [+]

Deepen your knowledge of the language and develop your confidence. This programme will enable you to further practice your language skills, especially speaking and writing. There will also be an opportunity to work on grammar points and pronunciation issues you have difficulty with.

Focus: General language training

Duration (in weeks): 2-52

Language Level: 0-9 (A1-C1)

Max. Class Size: 14

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IELTS

Eurocentres - Language schools
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment New Zealand Auckland

Prove your fitness in English with this certificate. It is your entry ticket to study courses in the UK, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Accordingly, the IELTS test examination preparation is [+]

Prove your fitness in English with this certificate. It is your entry ticket to study courses in the UK, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Accordingly, the IELTS test examination preparation is targeted at the English required in an academic environment. As an internationally defined language test, the International English Language Testing System assesses your English skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking. Our courses with specific IELTS training sessions will help you obtain a good result in the test. All you have to do is select your preferred destination from the many different locations where we offer the course. Are you ready for take-off?

IELTS test: Familiarise yourself with the English required in an academic context. Acquire all the linguistic skills necessary to participate in university life, such as understanding lectures or taking part in academic discussions. Thanks to lots of IELTS exercises and tuition in examination skills, you will achieve your goal in a relatively short time. Eurocentres, one of the largest IELTS test centres in Europe and with experienced teaching staff, is an excellent partner to assist you in achieving your goal. Flexible timescale: You can start your IELTS test training course at almost any time at almost all destinations and schools. And if you want to study further, we will be pleased to advise you: We have partnerships with many renowned universities.... [-]


IELTS Preparation Course

New Zealand Institute of Studies
Campus Full time Part time March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world's proven English language test. Close to 6000 organisations and more than 1.4 million test takers around the world trust and recognise IELTS as a secure, valid and reliable indicator of ... [+]

IELTS Preparation CourseIELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world's proven English language test. Close to 6000 organisations and more than 1.4 million test takers around the world trust and recognise IELTS as a secure, valid and reliable indicator of true-to-life ability to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation.IELTS is jointly managed by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) through more than 500 locations in 130 countries.Class DescriptionNZIoS offers IELTS preparation classes as follows:Intensive IELTS/ IELTS WorkshopsIntensive IELTS = This is a full-time IELTS preparation course. Our IELTS class helps students to familiarise and prepare themselves to be ready and successful in the IELTS test. The IELTS class is taught by an experienced IELTS Examiner who fully understands the Exam process and criteria required.IELTS Workshops = These Workshops are developed to provide students with the knowledge and practice ready to take the IELTS examination. They are designed especially for those students who are considering taking the IELTS Exam in the near future. The IELTS Workshops are divided into two sections, Tutorial and Seminar section.The IELTS Tutorial Workshop focuses on students working in small groups or one-on-one with the teacher, where students are able to receive intensive information and knowledge.The IELTS Seminar Workshop students attend a big lecture group where the teacher talks about skills, tips and strategies for taking the IELTS exam. This is less intense and has less personal contact with the teacher. However, it is... [-]


Course in English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

New Zealand Institute of Studies
Campus Full time March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

Our General English Classes are designed for the students who want to improve their English skills. The classes focus on the fun and sociable English learning experience as well as exciting outdoor activities. [+]

Course in English for Academic Purposes (EAP)Our General English Classes are designed for the students who want to improve their English skills. The classes focus on the fun and sociable English learning experience as well as exciting outdoor activities. Our Academic English classes are designed to prepare students for academic study at tertiary level. It also encourages the development of independent learning, where students will gain skills in academic research and work with complex English content.TeachersAll teachers have a language teaching qualification from universities and world recognised language institutes. They are native speakers who offer excellent teaching skills and demonstrate patience and understanding with all students who arrive from many parts of the world.Teaching ResourcesNew Zealand Institute of Studies has a well stocked library, modern listening resources, computer hardware and software, as well as and mobile video players, all designed to provide a varied and meaningful English language programme at all levels. Modern up-to-date student books, special dictionaries and practice workbooks are used for day to day teaching in all classes.Class DescriptionAcademic English ClassesUpon the completion of General English Level 3, students will be eligible to enrol in level 4 Academic English selection papers (AE).Students can select the class they desire to enrol in, these options include:FCE/ Intensive IELTS/ NZCEL (L4)FCE = Cambridge English: First, also known as First Certificate in English (FCE), is an upper-intermediate level examination at Level B2 of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). It is accepted globally by thousands... [-]