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COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
INTERNATIONAL

SAE entry requirements vary depending on which course you are applying for, and whether you are a New Zealand or International student. Alternatively, simply check the chosen course page for the entry requirements relevant to you. If you are an domestic student visit SAE's domestic entry requirements.

Applicants for degree courses must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria:

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Completion of the equivalent of NCEA Level 3 or University Entrance qualification
  • Meet the English Language requirements, as outlined below
  • Entry interview

Applicants for diploma courses must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria:

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Completion of the equivalent of at least NCEA Level 2; OR adult entry if 20 years or older
  • Meet the English Language requirements, as outlined below
  • An entry interview may be requested by SAE

International students who are not native English speakers need to provide additional evidence of language skills and complete one of the following:

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