What IELTS score do you need to study in New Zealand?

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I thought I’d make a resource list of places that state what their requirements are for IELTS. It’s just a start and it’s mostly the main ones that I know off the top of my head, so if you know of another university or school, please add them in the comments below and I’ll keep adding to the list. Thanks!


Auckland University – http://www.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/home/for/international-students/is-entry-requirements/is-english-language-requirements

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) – http://www.aut.ac.nz/study-at-aut/apply-to-aut/before-you-apply-things-to-consider/ielts-grade-requirements-for-entry-into-aut

Massey University (Albany) – http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/international/study-on-campus/entry-requirements/entry-requirements_home.cfm

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) – http://www.manukau.ac.nz/students/international/how-do-i-apply/entry-requirements—english


The University of Waikato – http://www.waikato.ac.nz/study/enrol/intlangreqs.shtml


Massey University (Palmerston North) –  http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/international/study-on-campus/entry-requirements/entry-requirements_home.cfm

Victoria University – http://victoria-help.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/682/~/english-language-requirements


University of Canterbury – http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/admissions/international/english.shtml

Lincoln University – http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/Information-for-international-students/English-language-requirements/


University of Otago – http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/entrance/otago001300.html


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