Lincoln University Pathway Language Programme 2021
If you are an international student who has finished Year 13 in a high school or foundation programme in New Zealand who has not completed the credits required for UE literacy or English language admission, this programme is for you.
- This programme allows you to study over the summer holiday in preparation for university study at Lincoln University
- You will gain study experience in a university context
- You don’t have to do IELTS or other international English Language tests separately.
Instead, you will sit the Lincoln University internal English proficiency tests, providing a pathway* onto one of our pre-degree programmes;
- Certificate in University Studies
- Diploma in University Studies 3 or Diploma in University Studies 2, which will start on the 22 February 2021, both of which let you pathway into the 2nd year of bachelor degree study.
*You must meet the academic admission requirement for one of these programmes.
You will apply and receive a conditional offer for one of our pre-degree programmes prior to the start of the Pathway Language Programme.
What is included in the programme?
- English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses, including:
- How to write academic texts
- Academic reading skills and strategies
- Communication skills for university study
- Valuable academic and research skills workshops, preparing you for university study
- You will be able to attend university (first-year) lectures (once a week)
- Workshop on preparing for university study
- A campus tour (including farm and vineyard visit)
- A farewell function, including a certificate presentation ceremony
Please click here to see a sample timetable.
Application closes: 1 December 2020
Summer Language Programme starts on 11 January 2021 and finishes on 12 February 2021 (5 weeks)
Homestays are available in the Lincoln community, and nearby areas.
$2080 NZD (including Student Services fee and insurance)
$1700 NZD (including 3 meals a day)
English for Further Study Award
If you successfully finish this summer programme and pathway onto either Certificate in University Studies, Diploma in University Studies 3 or Diploma in University Studies 2, you will get a $1800NZD English for Further Study Award rebate.
Year 12 students
If you are a Year 12 student and looking to improve your language, and get a University experience over the holidays, you can join this programme too.
You will be able to use your English proficiency test results to join one of Lincoln’s pre-degree programmes when you graduate from high school*. (However, you will not be eligible for the English for Further Study Award).
*your test results are valid for 2 years
Register now and we will be in touch with more information. Limited places available!
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