Taylors College, Auckland:
Taylors College Auckland provides specialised university preparation programs in partnership with leading universities in New Zealand. With successful completion of the Taylors Auckland Foundation Year (TAFY), you will be guaranteed entry into the University of Auckland, AUT University and Massey University. You may also apply for other universities in NZ, Australia, UK or the USA. In 2011, 94% of TAFY students were offered a tertiary place. Our university preparation courses are open to international students from around the world and also New Zealand students who don't meet the direct entry requirements for undergraduate degree programs.
University Preparation / English Language Courses in Auckland:
TAFY Intensive (Accelerated) Program:
If you have superior grades in English and relevant subjects and want to fast track your pathway to University, then the TAFY Accelerated program is for you. You will study English and a choice of 4 elective subjects. Choose from Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics A&B or Physics. Intake is in April only and you will study for 30 weeks.
TAFY Standard Program:
The Taylors Auckland Foundation Year would suit you if you’ve achieved at least average grades in English and relevant subjects. You will study English and a choice of 4 elective subjects. Choose from Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics A&B, Physics, Geography and Art. Choose to start your study in January (40 weeks), July (38 weeks) or August (35 weeks).
Certificate of Pre-Foundation Studies:
Lessons are designed to be an introduction to the core subjects offered at foundation level, but provide a greater understanding. Designed to prepare you for academic study at foundation level, this program will also give you the opportunity to improve and develop your English language skills. You will study English, Mathematics, Commerce, Computer Science and Science.
One-to-one assistance is readily available from your teachers. The small interactive classes will provide you with a more focused learning experience. Choose to start your study in January (59 weeks) or July (58 weeks). Once you have successfully completed the Pre-Foundation part of the programme, you will automatically progress to the Foundation Year at the next intake.
Taylors English Language Preparation (TELP)
Delivered in 12-week terms, this course will ensure you use English confidently and correctly. When you finish, you will have developed research, reading and general English language skills which you’ll need to study our Foundation programs.