Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Natural Medicine

Admission to the programme/s shall be subject to the approval of the Academic Board.

  1. For those under 20 at time of application: Applicants must have NCEA Level 3 (or equivalent) in English, AND NCEA Level 3 in Chemistry*.
  2. For those over 20 at time of application: Applicants must demonstrate effective communication skills in English; and provide evidence of proficiency in Chemistry*. Applicants over the age of 20, who do not have documented achievement in English Communication, will be required to undertake a basic English communication task before the offer of a place and acceptance on to the programme can be confirmed.
  3. Where English is a second language, applicants must meet the Academic IELTS overall band standard of 6.5 (with no individual band with a score less than 6.0) or equivalent before enrolment. Alternative evidence may be in the form of a TOEFL Certificate or proof of primary and secondary schooling through the medium of English.

*Applicants who do not have NCEA Level 3 in Chemistry or equivalent will be required to complete a free on-line Introduction to Biological Chemistry course and pass an attached quiz before enrolment is approved.

Admission Requirements for the NZ Certificate in Study & Career Preparation Level 4

Applicants must meet the requirements set out below:

Domestic Students:

  • NCEA Level 2 (or equivalent)

OR

  • A Level 3 industry-specific qualification

International Students:

Where English is a second language, applicants must meet the Academic IELTS, overall band standard of 5.5 (with no individual band with a score less than 5.0) or equivalent before enrolment.

Admission Requirements for Personal Interest Courses

Entry to this programme is open to Domestic Students only provided applicants meet requirements in reading and writing as assessed during interview.