The AUT Certificate in Foundation Studies prepares students for entry to AUT, an ACG partner university.
University Entrance (UE) requires a pass rate of 50% in each subject made up of four compulsory papers (English I and II, Culture & Society, Tertiary Study Skills), and four optional academic papers.
For degree specific requirements, please refer to the AUT University Certificate in Foundation Studies prospectus.
Students who enrol in the AUT University Certificate in Foundation Studies will receive two offers of place – a letter of offer for the foundation course and a conditional offer of place for the AUT University. A confirmed offer of place will be issued by the AUT University when students have successfully completed the Certificate in Foundation Studies.
More than 10,000 students have been through ACG foundation studies programmes, with most students pathwaying onto their original choice of university here in New Zealand. However, for some students, circumstances change and they look to complete their degree overseas. The AUT foundation programme can also lead to study at many institutions around the world, some examples include: