Certificate in Academic English and IELTS preparation Level 3, 4 and 5

Certificate in Academic English and IELTS preparation Level 3, 4 and 5


These Certificates in Academic English and IELTS Preparation Level 3, 4 and 5 are intended to provide non-English speaking students with a level of academic English language proficiency to enable them to undertake an IELTS (Academic) test.  Graduates will have developed skills required to perform in an English speaking academic context that will assist them in transition to further academic study.

Entry Requirements

Certificate in Academic English and IELTS Preparation Level 3
Students must have attained a level of English Language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 4.5.

Certificate in Academic English and IELTS Preparation Level 4
Students must have attained a level of English Language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.0.

Certificate in Academic English and IELTS Preparation Level 5
Students must have attained a level of English Language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Accommodation

PIHMS offers English language students an on campus or off campus (home-stay) option. Students choosing the home-stay option are provided with a room on campus before being moved into a carefully selected English speaking home-stay family. Living in a home-stay is an excellent way of increasing language fluency and learning about the New Zealand lifestyle and culture. Home-stay families provide transportation for their students to and from PIHMS every day. All home-stay students are provided with daily lunches in the PIHMS restaurants.

PIHMS Intake Dates 2016/2017

Enrolment Dates 2016/17

  • 18 July 2016
  • 3 October 2016
  • 7 February 2017
  • 24 April 2017
  • 17 July 2017
  • 2 October 2017

Vacation Dates 2016

  • 23 April 2016 – 1 May 2016
  • 9 July 2016 – 17 July 2016
  • 1 October 2015 – 9 October 2016
  • 17 December 2016 – 12 February 2017

 

IELTS Test Dates at PIHMS

  • 21 November 2015
  • 19 March 2016
  • 25 June 2016
  • 24 September 2016
  • 26 November 2016

 

 

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