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Christchurch
213 km

FutureED Australia New Zealand Pty Ltf - FutureEd Christchurch

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April 24, 2021 Academic May 07, 2021 NZD 385
April 24, 2021 General Training May 07, 2021 NZD 385
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FutureED Australia New Zealand Pty Ltf - FutureEd Christchurch (UKVI test location)

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Napier
525 km

British Council - Eastern Institute of Technology

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British Council - Eastern Institute of Technology

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April 17, 2021 Academic April 30, 2021 NZD 399
April 17, 2021 General Training April 30, 2021 NZD 399
May 29, 2021 Academic June 11, 2021 NZD 399
May 29, 2021 General Training June 11, 2021 NZD 399
June 19, 2021 Academic July 02, 2021 NZD 399

British Council - Eastern Institute of Technology (UKVI test location)

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Manukau City
610 km

British Council - MIT Manukau, corner of Manukau Station Road and Davies Avenue

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Auckland
620 km

British Council - Manukau Institute of Technology - Manukau

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April 17, 2021 Academic April 30, 2021 NZD 385
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May 08, 2021 General Training May 21, 2021 NZD 385
May 29, 2021 Academic June 11, 2021 NZD 385
May 29, 2021 General Training June 11, 2021 NZD 385

British Council - Manukau Institute of Technology - Manukau (UKVI test location)

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British Council - Manukau Institute of Technology - Otara

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April 24, 2021 Academic May 07, 2021 NZD 385
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April 29, 2021 Academic May 12, 2021 NZD 385
April 29, 2021 General Training May 12, 2021 NZD 385
May 08, 2021 Academic May 21, 2021 NZD 385

British Council - Manukau Institute of Technology - Otara (UKVI test location)

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British Council - MIT, Newbury Street, Otara

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British Council - MIT Commerce Street, Auckland

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Other test centres in or nearby New Zealand

  • University of Canterbury
  • Ara Institute of Canterbury
  • There is one British Council test centre in New Zealands capital Wellington. The average IELTS score of test takers with English as native language is 7. According to our database, there are 109 universities in New Zealand that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in New Zealand is 6.

    New Zealand may only be known as “Australia’s younger sibling”, with their almost identical flags and adorable accents. But it still is a place you should seriously consider for your international degree. New Zealand isn’t famous only for its Lord of the Rings-landscapes. It also gave us great people like Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man who reached the peak of Mount Everest; Sir Ernest Rutherford, the first scientist who split the atom; and, last but not least, pop-singer Lorde. Yes, there are other people between great scientists and pop singers. But before we get there, we should cover all you need to know about New Zealand’s universities and student lifestyle. Who wouldn’t wish to study in the origin place of elves, dwarves, and hobbits? Besides this awesome location, you can always count on their educational system: despite having only 8 universities, one of them is ranked in top 100 by QS World University Rankings. Also, being the less-deadly version of Australia, New Zealand offers students a great nightlife, combined with great landscapes and polite people - all without the danger of being bitten by spiders bigger than your fist.

    The minimum grades and scores international students are required to have vary wildly from university to university, and sometimes from programme to programme. The following English proficiency tests are usually accepted: TOEFL, Cambridge English and IELTS.

    To study in English at one of the universities in New Zealand, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

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