All students must be competent in the use and understanding of written and spoken English before being admitted to courses at the University of Otago.

If your first language is not English or Māori and you have gained your entrance qualification overseas, you will need to supply official evidence of English-language competency.

Information for domestic students on the English language requirements for admission is available on the Entrance requirements pages:

Minimum language requirements for undergraduate students

Minimum language requriements for postgraduate students

International students

Information for international students on the English language requirements for admission is available on the Future students website:

International undergraduate English language requirements

International postgraduate English language requirements

Last updated 12/07/2021 09.42 AM

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