Individual course enrolment

Pursue your passion, gain new skills, or build on your studies by enrolling in one or two courses through the University’s Certificate of Proficiency.

You can study any of the thousands of courses offered at the University without committing to an entire degree programme, and still earn points that count towards any future degree.

It’s a great opportunity to explore new or familiar areas of study, with world-class lecturers who are leaders in their field at the country’s top university for research intensity. What better investment in your future?

Doing courses for a Certificate of Proficiency is a great opportunity for people to follow their own interests, and suits anyone who really wants to extend their learning and improve their knowledge.
Robyn Bargh, Certificate of Proficiency student

Robyn Bargh

Certificate of Proficiency student

Learning is a lifelong journey

Pursue your passion

Enrolling in one or two courses gives you the opportunity to learn more about what you love.

Earn transferable credits

Study with us and earn points you can transfer to a degree from any university.

Upskill or reskill

Select courses from any faculty to expand your skills without having to commit to an entire degree.

Applying to study

  • You can study any course at the University if you meet the prerequisites.
  • Course costs vary according to the subject and level you are studying at, and the student services levy allows you to take advantage of the many useful on-campus services that make studying at the University that much easier.
  • Explore the vast range of courses on offer and confirm which admission type applies to you.

Student Services Levy

The levy is a contribution towards student support services delivered by and through the University to help ensure the best academic outcomes for every student— see the full list of these valuable services.

  • Students studying 30 points or less on or off campus within the Wellington region are charged $281 (levy) plus $28 (hardship).
  • Students studying 30 points or less off campus outside the Wellington region are charged $140.50 (levy) plus $28 (hardship).

Additional payment may be required to access some goods, services or amenities.

StudyLink student loans are not available for study under 30 points.