2013 Course Dates & Fees
2013 Dates and Fees
Global English Plus (GEP)
Entry into Global English Plus A.K.A General English will be on any Monday except New Zealand public holidays. Minimum two weeks’ enrolment. The last GEP intake in 2013 will be 16 December 2013.
per week (Full-time) 2-11 weeks
per week (Full-time) 12 plus weeks
Academic English (AE) / English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS) (formerly known as PGEAP) / English for Teaching-TESOL (TKT)
- 4 February 2013 - 12 April 2013
- 22 April 2013 - 28 June 2013
- 8 July 2013 -13 September 2013
- 23 September 2013 - 29 November 2013
- 2 December 2013 – 31 January 2014 (EPPS Summer, 200 hours/7 weeks)
AE Module 1, 2, 3 & 4 (10-week module)
NZ$4550* per module
|English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS) (formerly known as PGEAP) (10-week module/Summer module=7weeks)||NZ$4750* per module|
English for Teaching-TESOL (TKT) (10-week module)
NZ$4950* (incl. TKT test and practical)
Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP)
(21 weeks course, includes one week study break)
- 4 February 2013 - 28 June 2013
- 22 April 2013 - 13 September 2013
- 8 July 2013 - 29 November 2013
- 23 September 2013 - 31 January 2014 (Accelerated Cohort for 17 weeks)
- 2 December 2013 - 11 April 2014 (Accelerated Cohort for 17 weeks)
|(Full-time 21 weeks course, includes one week study break/Accelerated Cohort=17 or 18 weeks)||NZ$9300**|
Summer Academic Programmes 2013/2014
|Summer Academic Programme: 7 weeks (140 hours)||2 December 2013 - 31 January 2014||NZ$3185*|
|Summer Accelerated Module 3 & 4: 7 weeks (200 hours)||2 December 2013 - 31 January 2014||NZ$4550*|
|AE Summer Pathway course to ACG: 5 weeks (150 hours)||2 December 2013 - 17 January 2014||NZ$3450*|
* Fees are subject to change.
**Fees are set and approved by the University Council
|Registration fee (paid once for all courses)||NZ$220|
|Homestay placement fee (paid once only)||NZ$250|
|Airport pick-up one way||NZ$100*|
|Resource fee ($100 fully refundable)**||NZ$150|
*Students staying in an ELA-arranged homestay receive a FREE transfer to their homestay from the airport.
**with a condition that the returned text books in an acceptable condition.
What do my fees cover?
ELA Study Centre
This is a great resource for self-study with hundreds of language learning materials, websites, books, DVDs, computer programmes and more.
Opening Hours -
Monday to Friday - Lunchtime and after classes until 7pm
Saturday and Sunday - 12pm to 6pm
What ELA Study Centre offers:
- a quiet and friendly place to study English
- language learning software for reading, listening, writing and pronunciation
- voice activated two-track recording systems to improve pronunciation and speaking skills
- movies on DVD with subtitling
- qualified staff to assist you to learn
- a reading corner with hundreds of graded readers you can borrow
- academic articles, journals and newspapers to practise reading
- numerous IELTS exam preparation resource
Internet and Email
There are computers available in the student lounge which have access to Internet and Email.
If you have questions about your study choices, study skills and academic pathways, our Academic Counsellor is available to assist you throughout your study programme.
The ELA has native-language advisors to assist you with both academic and personal concerns. They aim to ensure you are enjoying your time at the ELA and studying to your full potential.
Student Lounges and Recreation Area
There are two student lounges where students can have lunch, take a break or use the Internet facilities. The lounges are equipped with sofas, chairs and tables, microwaves and tea and coffee facilities. A large outdoor area provides a relaxing environment also.
The University of Auckland Facilities
ELA students can use the university libraries and access the cafes on campus.
At discounted rates ELA Students can join the Recreation Centre. The facility includes:
- a health and fitness studio with machine weights, free weights and cardio theatre as well as fitness consultations and comprehensive aerobics programmes
- Recreational classes in racket sports, dance and group fitness programme.
- Squash courts, a multi-purpose main hall for basketball, soccer, volleyball and a
- state-of-the-art climbing wall.
On Friday afternoons we have optional activities for students. Where possible, there is no charge for these.
Students can participate in the wide range of activities organised by the ELA. Activities range from a quiet evening at the movies or shopping in Auckland city to the more adventurous activities such as sky diving, bungee jumping, sailing, indoor rock climbing, scuba diving and horse riding.
Weekend trips are also offered for students who want to experience New Zealand, home of "Middle Earth", the famous Lord of the Rings and King Kong movies.
Please click here for details of the Weekly Activities.