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Fees 2022 and 2023 – all programmes

All fees are in New Zealand dollars. Fees should be paid before the first day of classes. This information including dates and fees is subject to change. All fees are inclusive of the NZ GST rate of 15 per cent.

English Language Centre tuition fees 2022 and 2023

Domestic students 2022 International students 2022International students 2023
General English (full-time)
NZ$276 per week NZ$429 per weekNZ$459 per week
Online New Zealand Culture (part-time, 5 hours per week) - NZ$177 per weekNZ$189 per week
Online General English (part-time, 15 hours per week) - NZ$299 per weekNZ$349 per week
Online General English and New Zealand Culture (part-time, 20 hours per week) - NZ$350 per weekNZ$399 per week
Online General English and IELTS preparation (full-time, 20 hours per week) - NZ$350 per weekNZ$399 per week
Online IELTS preparation (part-time, 5 hours per week) - NZ$177 per weekNZ$189 per week
English for Academic Purposes NZ$276 per week NZ$429 per weekNZ$459 per week
English for Otago (2022 intakes: 15 weeks; 2023 intakes: only 12 weeks) NZ$4,140 per course NZ$6,999 per courseNZ$5,999 per course

Miscellaneous fees 2022

Student Services fee NZ$21 per week
Orientation fee NZ$184
Insurance Variable – check 2022 rates
Late enrolment / course change fee NZ$30

 

Pathway fees 2022 and 2023

Note: From 1 January 2018, most domestic students who are new to tertiary education will be eligible for one year of fees-free study for the Foundation Studies Certificate programme. See www.otago.ac.nz/study/fees-free.html for more information.   

Tuition fee bands

Domestic students 2022 International students 2022International students 2023
Bridging Programme – all streams NZ$764 NZ$2,808NZ$2,920
Foundation Studies Certificate – Arts / Commerce NZ$5,200 NZ$25,830NZ$26,863
Foundation Studies Certificate – Sciences NZ$5,400 NZ$26,865NZ$27,940

Important fees note:

The above fees are indicative fees only.

The above estimate is based on an average full-time course load unless otherwise stated and is applicable to the calendar year in which the course is commenced. The final fee will depend on the papers selected and may differ from this estimate. An invoice, showing the total fee payable, will be provided on completion of enrolment. If the fee on the invoice differs from this estimate, you will be charged or refunded the difference.

Miscellaneous fees 2022

Student Services fee – Bridging Programme NZ$140
Student Services fee – Foundation Studies Certificate full programme NZ$906
Student Services fee – Foundation Studies Certificate per paper NZ$90.60
Late enrolment / Course change fee NZ$30

Student Services fee includes gym membership, wireless internet on campus, access to all services and facilities that the University of Otago provides.

Health / Travel Insurance 2022

Bridging Programme – all streams NZ$112
Foundation Studies Certificate – 1 term NZ$279
Foundation Studies Certificate – 2 terms NZ$558

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has ruled that student insurance must cover the study period as well as the period of the student’s study visa.

Students not using StudentSafe Insurance must have a compliant insurance for the periods specified above.

Fees 2022

Homestay placement fee NZ$350
Designated Caregiver admin fee NZ$250
Homestay fee NZ$44 per night
Homestay fee – specific dietary requirements NZ$48 per night
Homestay fee – sports / training NZ$55 per night
Airport pickup Free  with Homestay

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