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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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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