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English Equivalence

Students from non English speaking backgrounds must provide evidence of their English ability to enter into most Ara programmes. This must be an accepted English language test or evidence of their previous study in English.

More information about meeting the English language entry requirements are detailed in this guide.

You can complete an English test at Ara. Ara is one of the largest and most experienced International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination centres in New Zealand. Learn more about our IELTS Examination Centre.

Specific entry and English requirements are listed in the information for each programme of study.

View the English Proficiency Outcomes Table

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