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ABOUT TAYLORS COLLEGE

WHY TAYLORS COLLEGE

 

At Taylors College, our unique learning environment allows you to fulfil your ambitions and to enjoy life at university and beyond.

With a history spanning 90 years, Taylors College, has been offering quality pathway entry to Australian and International students. It began as George Taylor and Staff (GT&S) offering tuition to students of the University Melbourne and was one of 13 colleges at the time to do so. Whilst all of the other colleges eventually shut down, Taylors college, as it was later known, grew stronger and in 1952 recruited its first international student.

 

Taylors College is the official pathway provider for some of the best universities including group of eight universities such as the University of Sydney and University of Western Australia as well as some top universities of New Zealand  - University of Auckalnd, Massey University and AUT University.

 

About Auckland Foundation Year

ABOUT Auckland Foundation Year

 

Taylors Auckland has formal partnerships with 3 leading New Zealand universities; AUT University, Massey University and the University of Auckland. Provided you meet the requirements, you are guaranteed admission to the full range of degree
programmes at these universities. The Taylors Certificate in Foundation Studies (AFY) is also a nationally recognised university entrance qualification.

 

Situated in a vibrant campus in the heart of one of the World’s most beautiful and liveable cities.

 

Taylor's wealth of experience in preparing students for university level study, both in New Zealand and Australia,
 provide a caring and supportive learning environment that allows students to reach their potential, academically and personally.

 

The Auckland Foundation Year (AFY) programme at Taylors College prepares you to enter one of three New Zealand universities – AUT University, Massey University and the University of Auckland – where you can complete the undergraduate degree of your choice to embark on a fulfi lling career.

 

ACCEPTED BY OTHER U N I V E R S I T I E S I N N E W Z E A LAND, AU S T R A L I A  A N D T H E W O R L D

 

As well as our three partner universities, all other universities in New Zealand, top universities in Australia and other universities from around the world recognise the AFY qualifi cation, giving you a huge range of study options.

 

A G UA R A N T E E D PATHWAY TO U N I V E R S I T Y

 

By successfully completing the Taylors College AFY you are guaranteed a place at AUT University, Massey University or the University of Auckland. IELTS test is not mandatory for AFY students entering most undergraduate degrees at partner universities.

 

HIGH GRADUAT E S U C C E S S R AT E In 2013

 

94% of students received a fi nal offer from a tertiary institute. 86% received offers from a partner university (AUT University, Massey University and the University of Auckland).


S T R O N G T E R T I A RY S U P P O R T
Our tertiary counsellor gives you friendly and professional university counselling, organises regular visits to partner universities and assists with your university application.

 

RECOGNITION BY A L L OTHER NEW ZEAL A N D A N D TOP AU S T R A L I A N U N I V E R S I T I E S

 

As well as our three partner universities, all other universities in New Zealand, top Australian universities and other universities from around the world recognise your AFY qualifi cation.

 

About AUT University

About AUT University

 

AUT University is a diverse and relevant university, engaged with industry, business and the community, and with the wider issues that confront our economy and society. With four campuses in Auckland, a range of international research programmes, and the fastest growing university enrolment in New Zealand, AUT is an important contributor to higher learning in this country. We have more than 25,000 students from New Zealand and throughout the world. Our high quality teaching staff, innovative facilities, learning support and contemporary programmes help us to produce highly capable and employable graduates.

 

AUT University traces its roots back to 1895 as the country’s leading Institute of Technology. It earned university status in 2000 in recognition of its national and international stature in research, teaching, scholarship, creativity and innovation. It is now listed in the top 500 Universities in the world -  QS 2013 rankings. 

 

Rankings

Ranked in the top 500 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings (top 5% in the world)*

 

Five star ranking with QS in Teaching, Employability, Internationalisation, Facilities and Access*

 

AACSB accredited Business School, ranking it in the top 6% globally > World class bespoke facilities

 

Internationally recognised and globally competitive

 

Accredited by the NZ Government

 

Committed to internationalism and the value of our international students

 

Situated in Auckland, ranked in the top three cities in the world - Mercers 2012 Quality of Living survey

 

Facts and Figures

 

More than 24000 students

 

More than 4000 international students

 

Four art galleries

 

Four student recreation centres

 

International Student Support

 

10 cafes

 

3000 computers in classrooms

 

About University of Auckland

About University of Auckland

 

Established in 1883, the University of Auckland is New Zealand’s top-ranked university internationally - Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013/2014; QS World University Rankings 2013/2014; Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014. Situated in the heart of New Zealand’s largest city, it is an international centre of learning and academic excellence. The University of Auckland provides an exciting and stimulating environment for more than 40,000 students.

 

The University is situated in the heart of Auckland and provides an exciting and stimulating environment for its 40,000
students. Currently over 5,500 international students from 110 countries have chosen to study at Auckland, testimony to both the University’s comprehensive range of research-based study programmes and the recognition they are receiving internationally.

 

Graduates of the University of Auckland occupy leading positions in business, law, medicine, politics, arts, engineering and the
professions within New Zealand and overseas.

 

1 0 R E A S O N S TO STUDY AT T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F AUCKLAND

 

1 It is ranked 94th among the world’s top universities - QS World University Rankings 2013/2014


2 Graduate with an internationally recognised qualification from New Zealand’s leading research university.

 

3 Choose from a comprehensive range of programmes from undergraduate to PhD level.

 

4 Our top-ranked disciplines include: Accounting and Finance (24th= in the world), Politics and International Studies (26th), Law (28th=), Psychology (34th), Education (34th), Linguistics (36th), English Language and Literature (37th), Pharmacy and Pharmacology (39th), Modern Languages (45th), Biological Sciences (46th=). QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014

 

5 Invited member of Universitas 21, Association of Pacific Rim Universities and Worldwide Universities Network.

 

6 Business School has ‘triple crown’ accreditation from AACSB International (USA), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK).

 

7 Join 5,500 other international students from over 110 countries for a truly global experience.


8 Feel safe and secure knowing that our team of international student support staff is available to assist you at every stage of
your academic journey.


9 Participate in a range of social and cultural activities to help you make friends and settle into life at the university.

 

10 Enjoy the convenience of our City Campus and accommodation facilities which are located in the heart of Auckland city.


 

About Massey University

About Massey University

 

Massey University is New Zealand’s defi ning University and has a long and proud tradition of academic and research excellence. Everyone has the potential to help create change – and that includes you.  Massey University are about making a
difference and want to help you to do the same. By joining Massey you are making a decision to carry on a tradition that has shaped New Zealand and made signifi cant contributions around the world.

 

Massey is a global university with more than 190 agreements with institutions worldwide covering a variety of relationships. Each year students from 95 countries fi nd a warm and welcoming environment at Massey and an intellectual climate in which they are encouraged to excel.

 

1 0 R E A S O N S TO STUDY AT M A S S E Y U N I V E R S I T Y

 

1 Study internationally recognised qualifi cations in our five colleges: Business, Creative Arts, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Sciences

 

2 Massey’s College of Business holds accreditation from AACSB International. Programmes hold endorsements from national and international bodies and professional organisations such as CIMA, ACCA and CFA.

 

3 Massey’s Veterinary Science degree is recognised and registered with Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America and a number of other countries.

 

4 Massey’s Bachelor of Engineering is recognised and accredited by the Washington Accord and the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ).

 

5 Massey’s Aviation (Air Transport Pilot) degree is the first non-engineering degree to be recognised by the Royal Aeronautical Society and has ISO9001-2000 accreditation. All of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) licensing requirements are integrated within the papers of the degree.

 

6 Massey’s degree in Food Technology has an outstanding 40-year track record – the major in Food Product Technology is accredited by the United States based Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).

 

7 Massey’s College of Creative Arts has become the first art and design school outside North America to be awarded a highly prestigious mark of quality by the United States National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

 

 

8 Some of our top-ranked disciplines include: Agriculture, Communication, Media and Journalism, Economics and Finance.

 

9 Over 100 clubs and societies for you to join to help you make new friends and settle in your new study environment.

 

10 3,500 international students from more than 95 countries study at Massey.

 

The Programme

Course Information

 

A choice of programmes – depending on your ability and requirements, we have an appropriate programme to best suit your needs. Successful completion leads to year 1  guaranteed by any of the partner universities, but as the course is recognized by universities throughout New Zealand as well as universities in Australia, progression to year 1 can be gained at other universities as well.

 

The course is available in 3 forms to suit the needs of different students.

 

STANDARD PROGRAMME

 

The standard programme is a 4 term, 35-40 weeks in duration, course, depending on the time of year of enrolment.
January, July and August intakes
Programme length: 40/38/35 weeks (4 terms)
Study five subjects – English plus four electives.

 

INTENSIVE PROGRAMME

 

April and October intakes
Programme length: 30 weeks (3 terms)
Study five subjects – English plus four electives


The intensive programme is designed for students who have higher English and academic grades. Students who choose this option must cover the same amount of material as in the standard programme but in a shorter timeframe.

 

S U B J E C T S E L E C T I O N
In addition to English, choose four other subjects (subject selection should refl ect university course and include degree
prerequisities.

 

Standard and Intensive Programme
Compulsory:
English
Choose 4 from :
Maths A (Statistics)
Maths B (Calculus)
Accounting
Economics
Information Technology
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Art
Classical Studies
Geography

 

 

PRE-FOUNDATION PROGRAMME

Designed for students who do not meet the academic or English entry requirements consisting of two academic terms of preparatory coursework inclusive of five compulsory subjects. The final four terms consist of the standard programme.

 

Intakes: January and July
Programme length: 59/58 weeks (6 terms)

 

 

Entry Requirements


Academic Requirements

 

Pre Foundation

HSC/Standard 11 - 60%

 

Standard Foundation

HSC/Standard 11 - 70%

 

Intensive Foundation

HSC/Standard 11 - 80%

 

English Language Reuqirements

 

Pre Foundation

IELTS  4.5 (writing no less than 4.5)

TOEFL PB 450 (TWE 3.5)

TOEFL iBT 45 (wrting no less than 20)

PTE Academic   34 (writing no less than 35)

 

Standard Foundation

IELTS 5.0 (writing no less than 5.0)

TOEFL PB 500 (TWE 4)

TOEFL iBT 60 (writing no less than 21)

PTE Academic   42 (writing no less 42)

 

Intensive Foundation

IELTS IELTS 5.5 (writing no less than 5.5)

TOEFL PB 513 (TWE 4)

TOEFL iBT 68 (writing no less than 22)

PTE Academic   46 (writing no less than 46)

 

 

 

Dates and Fees



State Dates:

Pre Foundation

January and July intakes

 

Standard Foundation

January, July and August intakes

 

Intensive Foundation

April and October intakes

 

FEES

 

  Fee (NZ$) First Instalment Second Instalment

Taylors English Language

Preparation (TELP)

$475 per week    

 

AFY Standard Programme

 

January (40 weeks) $23,450 $11,725 On Acceptance $11,725 01/03/2015
July (38 weeks) $23,450 $11,725 On Acceptance $11,725 01/09/2015
August (35 weeks) $23,450 $11,725 On Acceptance $11,725 01/10/2015

 

AFY Intensive Programme

 

April (31 weeks) $23,450 $11,725 On Acceptance $11,725 01/06/2015
October (31 weeks) $23,450 $11,725 On Acceptance $11,725 01/11/2015

 

AFY Pre-Foundation Programme

 

January (58 weeks) $33,650 $16,825 On Acceptance $16,825 01/03/2015
July (60 weeks) $33,650 $16,825 On Acceptance $16,825 01/09/2015

 

 

SUPPLEMENTS

 

Price (NZ$)

 

Enrolment fee* $300

 

Stationery and textbook costs (approximate) $300-$400

 

Art kit $310

 

Airport transfer fee (one way) $140

 

Living costs per year** (estimated) $18,250

 

 

* Compulsory, non-refundable fee included with initial payment.

 

** This is a guide only. Actual costs may vary slightly from those listed above.

 

 

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