New Zealand Certificate in University Preparation - Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in University Preparation - Level 4

  • Duration: 15 Weeks
  • Credits: 60
  • Campus: City Campus, Manukau
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Our Level 4 Certificate follows on from the Level 3 qualification and is a gateway programme for students to successfully pathway into university with a focus on literacy and numeracy.

This programme will use topics of interest in a project based context to develop your communication, media, problem solving, analysing, critiquing and decision making. It will prepare you to use digital technology and a variety of resources to locate, identify and analyse information. You will prepare and critique a study or career plan that identifies specific long term career goals, within the context of your career pathway. It will provide a pathway to further study at Level 5 or to employment. As part of a project based context, you will be expected to collaborate in groups, as well as work independently and apply knowledge obtained from a variety of specialised sources relevant to your chosen career pathway. 

Key Highlights
• Use digital technology and a variety of resources to locate, identify and analyse information
• Introduction to Statistics and Data OR Algebra and Calculus
• Introduction to Business Administration
• Develop collaborative, team and personal skill

Domestic Students
• NCEA Level 2 qualifications or equivalent have progressed from New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Pathways Level 3 or equivalent.
• Minimum of step 4 Literacy and step 3 Numeracy on the Adult Learning Progressions or equivalent.
• Must have left Secondary School at least 6 months prior to applying.

International Students
• IELTS Academic score of 5.5 or equivalent with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent.

Please contact us at study@nzse.ac.nz to request more information or details about entry requirements.

60 credits with 4 papers

On completion of this qualification graduates can expect to pathway into further studies such as:

• AUT’s Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology or Mathematics

• Pathway into various NZ Universities & Polytechnics.

This programme is designed for students who want to gain the academic skills and entry criteria required for higher tertiary education

SCP4002 - Statistics and Data Handling.
• Apply methods of gathering raw data – grouping and sorting.
• Display and discuss data graphically in a range of graphs.
• Calculate central measures of data sets (mode, median, mean M3) and the uses and limitations.
• Produce graphs, using bivariate data and understand line of best fit and be able to visually estimate the level of correlation (R- value and R2).
• Read a graph and identify data outside of data points (interpolation)

CP4002 - Statistics and Data Handling.
• Apply methods of gathering raw data – grouping and sorting.
• Display and discuss data graphically in a range of graphs.
• Calculate central measures of data sets (mode, median, mean M3) and the uses and limitations.
• Produce graphs, using bivariate data and understand line of best fit and be able to visually estimate the level of correlation (R- value and R2).
• Read a graph and identify data outside of data points (interpolation and extrapolation).
• Demonstrate the theory of probability.

SCP4004 – Project Based Analytical Investigation.
• Find and analyse research and study gathered data from a variety of sources about a tutor led topic and write an analytical report incorporating statistical data.
• Create surveys for statistical data for the report and present an oral presentation of the report.
• Create an analytical report using the statistical data. Write a self-reflection how your learning has assisted in the achievement of your career goals. Use APA referencing.

SCP4005 – Project Based Research, Essay and Presentation.
• Find and analyse research and study gathered data from a variety of sources about a tutor led topic and write an essay incorporating statistical data.
• Create an oral presentation using digital technologies and present your findings.
• Write a self-reflection how your learning has assisted in the achievement of your career goals.

Domestic:

$2,500

Scholarships also available - Criteria and Conditions apply 

International:

$9,500

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