New Zealand

Please note: This information is provided as a guide only. Some courses may have specialised entry requirements that are listed on the relevant course page. Please check for any additional subject/course specific requirements before submitting your application.

Academic entry requirements

Type of course



Pass University Entrance Certificate and National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 – with 80 credits with at least 60 at level 3  


National Certificate/Diploma Level 4 with a pass mark

Four-year degree including a foundation year

Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate foundation year degree programme.

Postgraduate A bachelor's degree (honours) grade: 2:2
  National Certificate (Level 3) majority 80 credits minimum, majority grade E 

Mathematics and English requirements



English N/A
Mathematics (if applicable to your course) National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) at Level 3, with a pass mark 

Additional information

‌ENIC and accreditation

UK ENIC offers a variety of services on the comparability of qualifications from overseas. These services have been designed to help migrants coming to the UK to work or study and who are applying through the UK’s points based system for immigration. Take a look at the Statement of Comparability from ENIC. 

Providing your qualifications

Please be sure you're able to provide copies of official certificates of any qualifications you have taken when you make your application (please do not send us your original certificates). If any of your certificates or supporting documents (transcripts) are in a non-English language you will need to provide certified English translations alongside any official copies.