Applicants under 20 years of age:
Applicants under the age of 20 years must have University Entrance
OR equivalent academic achievement
OR on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean
OR provisional enrolment, which is defined by NZQA as being Discretionary Entrance and includes the following clauses:
Discretionary enrolment may be granted to those applicants under the age of 20 who:
- Are New Zealand or Australian citizens and permanent residents under 20 years of age
- Must have a minimum of 14 credits in an approved subject at Level 2 towards NCEA
- Must also have met the literacy and numeracy standards required for University Entrance
Applicants over 20 years of age:
A person having reached the age of 20 years by the first day of the programme in the year for which admission is sought, is not required to hold the above entry qualifications.
Students must hold a current Comprehensive First Aid Certificate, or have gained that certificate prior to the second half of the first year.
Students must declare any previous criminal convictions prior to admission being confirmed; and
Authorise UCOL to undertake a background check on the applicant with the Police Licensing and Vetting Agency. Convictions of any offence may not necessarily exclude applicants from enrolment; the decision is at the discretion of the Head of School.