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Online English language courses are offered by some of our member schools and can be accessed by students around the world. 

Online Study Options Available

Read about the online courses offered by English New Zealand member schools and follow the links for more detailed information.

Auckland English Academy

With the online IELTS preparation courses offered by Auckland English Academy, you will receive guidance from their experienced IELTS tutors. Succeed in the IELTS test and obtain your desired result.

Learn more about studying English online with Auckland English Academy or email them

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Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS)

NZCEL — the New Zealand Certificate in English language (Academic) — is offered online at Levels 4 and 5 by Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS).

This 14-week, full-time academic pathway course helps students become successful independent learners so they are better equipped for tertiary studies in New Zealand and beyond.

Classes are taught face-to-face daily and are scheduled to comfortably fit international time zones.

Successful completion of the AIS Online NZCEL course, at the appropriate level, allows students direct entry into a variety of AIS programmes at Diploma, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters levels.

Learn more about studying English online with Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) or email them

Bridge International College

Start your New Zealand academic journey from home with Bridge International College. Gain the academic language skills you need for tertiary study in New Zealand with NZCEL Levels 4 and 5, or PTE Preparation.

You will be on track to enter a Graduate or Postgraduate Diploma, or to move directly into a Master’s degree. 

Learn more about studying English online with Bridge International College or email them


CCEL’s NZQA-approved online English for Academic Purposes courses run at two levels. The higher level provides successful students a direct pathway to the University of Canterbury (UC). The full-time 12-week courses consist of 20 hours a week of real time teacher-led sessions through Zoom, with additional online resources and discussions being accessed through their Learning Management System, Canvas.

Learn more about studying English online with CCEL or email them

LSI (Language Studies International)

Committed to innovation in language acquisition for more than 50 years, LSI has developed online English programmes tailored to suit your motivations and lifestyle. This online option is offered through LSI’s global network of schools.

Online courses in Exams, General and Business English address your specific learning objectives and include 3.33–25 hours of teacher contact time per week. With schools around the world, choose a time zone that suits you best!

Learn more about studying English online with LSI or email them

Seafield School of English

Seafield’s NZCEL (Academic) Level 4 and Level 5 programmes are both delivered on campus and online. These programmes prepare you and qualify your English for pathway onto further tertiary study in an English-speaking study setting in New Zealand.

Learn more about studying English online with Seafield School of English or email them