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What are your study options?

In Foundation Year you will study in one of four streams. Within each stream you will take ten papers. All streams include the two compulsory papers, Academic English I and II. Timetable restrictions could mean students may not be able to choose the papers they wish. Advice and guidance will be provided by our Academic Deans.
   

  

You can choose one of the following streams:

Arts

Academic English I Academic English II
Applications of Computing Foundations of Computing
Economics Geography
International Studies - An Historical Perpective International Studies - Contemporary Environment
Introduction to Marketing New Zealand History


The Arts stream may lead you to study towards the following university degrees:

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Business / Commerce

Academic English I Academic English II
Applications of Computing Business
Mathematics for Commerce Economics
Introduction to Accounting Introduction to Business Finance
Introduction to Management Introduction to Marketing


The Business / Commerce stream may lead you to study towards the following university degrees:

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Health Science

Academic English I Academic English II
Biology Chemistry - Structure and Bonding
Chemistry - Reactivity Human Biology
Physics - Mechanics, Electricity and Waves Health and Disease
Mathematics for Science Physics - Thermodynamics and Modern Physics


The Health Science stream may lead you to First Year Health Science.

This may lead you to study towards the following university degrees:


A limited number of places may be reserved for international students in the second year of each of the above programmes.

Entry to the second year of each programme is competitive and is based on the grades achieved in Health Science First Year.

The Health Science stream at Foundation Year is a recommended pathway to academically prepare for Health Science First Year.

*** Second year entry to the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery for independent international students is very limited. The availability of places will be determined on an annual basis.

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Science

Academic English I Academic English II
Applications of Computing Foundations of Computing
Chemistry - Reactivity Chemistry - Structure and Bonding
Mathematics for Science


Plus three of the following papers:

Biology Geography
Human Biology Physics - Mechanics, Electricity and Waves
Physics - Thermodynamics and Modern Physics


The Science stream may lead you to study towards the following university degrees:

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