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Certificate of Proficiency – Undergraduate (COP)


About the Certificate of Proficiency – Undergraduate

If you wish to take a paper which is not being credited towards a University of Otago qualification, you may enrol for that paper for Certificate of Proficiency (COP).

The Certificate of Proficiency is also available at Postgraduate level.

Taking a paper towards a Certificate of Proficiency at another New Zealand university

A candidate who requires less than a full-time course to complete an Otago qualification may do so by taking approved papers for Certificate of Proficiency (COP) at another university in New Zealand. Prior written approval must be obtained from Student Development. 300-level papers will not be approved unless the 300-level papers specified in a major subject requirement have previously been passed at the University of Otago.

Exchange students from outside of New Zealand

If you are looking to apply to the University of Otago as an exchange student see the Application process for exchange students coming to Otago page for details.

Study Abroad students

See the Study Abroad page for more details.

Looking to do a postgraduate paper(s)?

The Certificate of Proficiency is also available at postgraduate level.