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FAQs for students who fail both English Diagnostic tests

What happens if I do not pass?

To be eligible to apply for admission into Dentistry, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Pharmacy, or Physiotherapy via the Health Sciences First Year Category, students must pass either the English Diagnostic Test or ENGL 126.

Students who do not pass the second English Diagnostic Test will be required to enrol in ENGL 126 during second semester. This paper is designed to provide students with the writing and speaking skills necessary to succeed at a university level.

ENGL126 English for University Purposes

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How do I enrol in ENGL 126?

Complete a change of course form to enrol in ENGL 126 English for University Purposes.

We suggest completing your enrolment for ENGL 126 before 3 July 2020, but this must be completed no later than 5pm Friday, 10 July 2020.

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Who can I contact if I need further advice?

The English Diagnostic Test webpage has further information regarding ENGL 126.

You can also contact the Health Sciences Admissions Office:

Tel +64 3 479 7428

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What are the dates for adding / deleting / withdrawing from a paper in second semester?

  • Friday, 10 July 2020 (5pm): Last day to add a second semester paper
  • Friday, 24 July 2020: Last day to delete a second semester paper with a refund of fees
  • Friday, 11 September 2020: Last day to withdraw from a second semester paper

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