New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Architectural Studies).xml New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Architectural Studies)

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New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Architectural Studies)

CertificateFull time - 6 months, part time available

Annual Fees(indicative 2019)

Programme code

NZ2863

Domestic

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Starts

February, July

International

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Credits

60

Course related costs

Advised on enrolment

Level

3

Domestic Applications due

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International Applications due

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Location

Christchurch - Madras Street

Content

Gain the academic skills required for higher-level study in architectural studies

This six-month programme is designed to build your skills for long term academic and career success by ensuring the essential layers of learning are in place. It covers a variety of subjects aimed at preparing you for the New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology and the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation Level 4, which then leads to the Bachelor of Architectural Studies.

You'll take core courses designed to equip you with fundamental academic and mathematical skills, then a selection of courses specifically required to advance in your chosen pathway.

Career opportunities

This certificate will prepare you for further study by developing your basic and general academic skills before you embark on full time diploma or degree programmes.

Study pathways

The New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation Level 3 (Architectural Studies Pathway) leads directly to the New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology. It will also prepare you for the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation Level 4, which is required to enrol in the Bachelor of Architectural Studies.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete 60 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • This programme has open entry. English language requirements apply.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • What if English is not my first language?

    If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

    Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.

    OR

    • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
    • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.

    IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.

    What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?

    You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.0

READING

5.0

WRITING

5.0

LISTENING

5.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Selection criteria

Successful completion of this qualification does not guarantee entry to the pathway programme of study. Entry requirements for these programmes still apply.

Next steps

To apply for this programme complete

  • An Admission and Enrolment form

Application documents

Credit recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.