The AUT Certificate in Foundation Studies takes 6 to 12 months (two to five terms) to complete, depending on the student’s academic background and level of English.
|Fast-track||6 months (two terms)||IELTS 5.5|
|Standard Entry||8/9 months (three terms)||IELTS 5.5|
|Standard Plus||1 year (four terms)||IELTS 5.0|
|Academic English for Foundation||3 months (one term)||IELTS 4.5|
The academic year is divided into four terms and there are four starting dates each year. Fast-track, Standard, Standard Plus and Academic English are available at the start of each term.
|1||Thursday 26 January - Thursday 13 April|
|2||Monday 1 May - Friday 30 June|
|3||Monday 24 July - Friday 22 September|
|4||Monday 9 October - Tuesday 5 December|
|1||Thursday 25 January - Friday 13 April|
|2||Monday 30 April - Wednesday 27 June|
|3||Thursday 19 July - Friday 21 September|
|4||Monday 8 October - Tuesday 11 December|