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Entrance Requirements

A university entrance qualification is essential for admission to the University of Otago for all types of programmes.

Pacific Islands students tutorial at Pacific Islands Centre.

University Entrance requirements

Information for domestic students applying for study at a New Zealand University for the first time.

International student? Click here.

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Language requirements

Information about the language requirements for admission to the University.

International student? Click here.

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Entry Pathways

How the Entry Pathway system for admission to general bachelors’ degrees works at Otago.

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Specialised Bachelors' Degrees

Some Bachelors’ Degrees at Otago have specific entry requirements, a restricted choice of papers and their own subjects, structure and admission procedures.

Find out more about the application process at Otago

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Creating your eVision account

eVision is the University’s student management system, and is your one-stop shop for study-related information.

Once you have answered questions 1-4, you’re ready to create your eVision account.

On the page of the programme you would like to apply for, select the apply now button – this will take you to the log in page for eVision.


Visit: Creating your eVision account

Applies to: New students

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Complete and submit your application

Log into your eVision portal

  • Under My programmes and papers:
    • Select Complete application (if new student)
    • Select Apply for another programme (if existing student)
  • Complete steps until appears
  • Submit your application

For more information see: Submitting

Applies to: New and recommencing students; Returning students applying for a new programme

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University Admission

University staff will process your application including:

  • verifying your identity
  • checking your University Entrance qualification
  • verifying that you meet age and language requirements.

They may also request any additional documentation that may be required.


For more information see: Submitted

Applies to: New or recommencing students

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Programme admission

The Department or Division responsible for your programme will:

  • assess your application
  • request any additional documentation that may be required

The University will inform you of the outcome and (if appropriate) make you an offer via eVision. Accept this offer to proceed to Course Enrolment.


For more information see: Submitted

Applies to: New or recommencing students; Returning students applying for a new programme

Visit the Enrolling at Otago page to view all enrolment steps.

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