ELA Business English Students

Improve your English at a World Top 100 University*

The ELA is part of the University of Auckland, which is ranked in the world’s top 100 universities and the highest-ranked university in New Zealand.

*QS World University Rankings 2017

Your Pathway to Success

The ELA provides a wide range of English language programmes, including direct university pathways, Academic English, General English, customised group programmes, and teacher-training courses. There are a number of advantages to learning English at a world class university in a top ranked city.*

* Mercer Consulting Quality of Living Survey 2017.


General English

Improve your everyday English skills with a key focus on communication

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Academic English

Prepare for university studies or your future career

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Pathway Programmes

Gain direct acceptance to the University of Auckland or any New Zealand tertiary institution

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Group Programmes

Choose a General English programme, a closed group programme or a combination

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Teacher Training

Begin a career teaching English as a foreign language

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Test Preparation Courses

Prepare for all areas of the IELTS or PTE test with a part-time course

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ELA News

UniServices news

The ELA is now offering an extra direct university pathway course to the EPPS for students enrolled in a Business Masters course at the University of Auckland. The EPPS for Business Masters course will run from 14 January to 22 March 2019 and is designed for students who have met the academic requirements for a Business Masters programme, but have narrowly missed the English language requirements. 
Congratulations to Wei Yang on the outstanding achievement of being recently awarded a prestigious International Student Scholarship worth $10,000 with the University of Auckland. Wei Yang applied for the scholarship while studying in ELA's EPPS pathway programme and is now pursuing a MA in Engineering Management at the University of Auckland.  Hear more about his study experience and scholarship tips in our short video. 
Abeer recently gained an internationally recognised English teaching qualification through the CELTA course at the ELA. Hear about her study experience where she gains real hands-on classroom training from well-experienced tutors. For more information about our CELTA course, please see here.  Watch video on YouTube 

IELTS Testing

The IELTS Centre at the ELA is New Zealand’s largest and most established test
centre. This award winning IELTS centre offers candidates the
flexibility of 36 test dates per year and the comfort of taking the
test in a well-equipped environment.

IELTS Tests in Auckland

IELTS Tests in the Pacific

PTE Centre

PTE Academic Testing

PTE Academic is an internationally recognised English test for study abroad, pathways to universities and immigration.

PTE Academic Tests at the ELA