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