Entry requirements

Please consult the table below to find the entry requirements for your home country

 
Country Entry to NZQA Level 4 and 5 (Equivalent NCEA Level 2) Entry to NZQA Level 6 and 7 (Equivalent NCEA Level 3)
AUSTRALIA Successful completion of Year 12 Successful completion of Year 12
BANGLADESH Higher Secondary certificate with 65% passes in all subjects Successful completion of one year tertiary study
BRAZIL Completion of high school (third year of second level) Successful completion of one year tertiary study
BRUNEI GCE O level in four subjects GCE A level 2 E or equivalent-minimum two academic subjects
CHILE Licencia de Education Media or Tecnico Medio Successful completion of one year tertiary study
CHINA High School Diploma High School Diploma with B average (70%)
FIJI Fiji School Leaving Certificate Minimum score of 220 in four subjects in the Fiji 7th Form Certificate
FRANCE Baccalaureate Baccalaureate
GERMANY Mittlere Reife/Realsculabschluss Abitur
HONG KONG Hong Kong Certificate of Education (HKCE) Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) – A levels
INDIA High Secondary certificate (Class 10+2)    High Secondary certificate with passes of 50% aggregate/ (Class 10+2)
INDONESIA SMU 3 Successful completion of one year tertiary study
JAPAN High School Diploma High School Diploma with B average or 1 year at tertiary level
KENYA Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with C average Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with B+ average
KOREA High School Diploma High School Diploma with B average or Junior College
MALAYSIA STPM or Chinese Unified Examination STPM with two C passes in relevant subjects; or MICSS – at least six subjects with a score of B5 or better in at least five of these subjects (cannot include more than one language)
NEPAL Proficiency certificate with a grade average of 80% Proficiency certificate with a grade average of 80%
NEW CALEDONIA Successful completion of Baccalaureate Baccalaureate with a minimum grade of 24
OMAN Thanawiya Amma (Secondary School Certificate) with a minimum overall mark of 80% Successful completion of one year tertiary study
PACIFIC ISLANDS Successful completion of Year 12 (6th form) Successful completion of Year 13 (7th form)
PAKISTAN Higher Secondary School certificate with 60% average Higher Secondary School certificate with 70% average or 1 year at tertiary level
PAPUA NEW GUINEA High School certificate Successful completion of one year tertiary study
PHILIPPINES High School certificate Successful completion of two year tertiary study
RUSSIA Certificate of Secondary Education; or Certificate of Maturity Successful completion of one year tertiary study
SAMOA Completion of High School Successful completion of one year tertiary study
SAUDI ARABIA Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education certificate) with a minimum overall mark of 60% Successful completion of one year tertiary study
SINGAPORE GCE O level in four subjects GCE A level with two passes
SRI LANKA GCE O level GCE A level with two passes in relevant subjects
TAIWAN Senior High School Diploma Senior High School Diploma with B average (70%)
THAILAND Matayom 6 (with grade point average of 2.5) Matayom 6 (with grade point average of 3.0)
TONGA Successful completion of Year 12 (6th form) Successful completion of Year 13 (7th form)
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 70% or better in Tawajihyya (General and Religious) Successful completion of one year tertiary study
UNITED KINGDOM GCE O level GCE A level with two passes
USA High School Graduation Diploma High School Diploma-SATV and SATM (mini composite score 1250)
VIETNAM High School Graduation Diploma One year successful tertiary study