Preferential Entry is an Entry Pathway for the admission of high-calibre students applying for general bachelors' degrees and other undergraduate courses. The Entry Pathway system does not apply to international students.

Entry Pathway system

General bachelors' degrees

If you apply by the specified deadlines and meet certain criteria you are guaranteed a place at Otago, provided that you achieve a university entrance qualification and fulfil minimum age and language requirements.

Entrance requirements

Additional courses subject to the Entry Pathways system include:

  • Health Sciences First Year
  • Surveying First Year
  • Bachelor of Laws (first year only)
  • Certificate of Proficiency (for undergraduate papers)
  • Social Work Pre-Professional
  • Diploma in Language
  • Diploma in Global Cultures

and other intermediate courses.

Last updated 12/07/2021 11.35 AM

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