To be awarded university entry, a student needs:
NCEA Level 3
Three subjects - at Level 3 or above, made up of 14 credits each, in three approved subjects
Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of: 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing (see Literacy and Numeracy information link above)
Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of achievement standards – specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects, or unit standards - package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627- all three required).
Literacy and Numeracy information for Level 1. (Note: The Cambridge qualification is not recognised by NZQA for university entry literacy or numeracy purposes.)
Please check individual university websites for detailed information regarding entry requirements.