The University of Auckland
Location: Eight campuses, including Goldie Vineyard on Waiheke Island
Student Population: 43,000
We offer you the chance to gain an internationally recognised qualification from a research-led university. We are also ranked in the top 10 in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings which assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS).
Many of Auckland’s individual academic disciplines are ranked in the top 50 in the world, including pharmacy and pharmacology (28); education (29); nursing (35); archaeology (37); English language and literature (38); sports-related subjects (43); geography (44); performing arts (47); anthropology (48) and engineering – civil and structural (49).***
*QS World University Rankings 2021
**THE Impact Rankings 2021
***QS World University Rankings By Subject 2021
Everything you need to know
An Impressive Range of Programmes
The University of Auckland offers a huge variety of programmes and courses at bachelors, masters and doctoral level across its eight faculties. In addition to over 30 undergraduate programmes to choose from, there are 130 postgraduate programmes on offer across 220 subjects, including PhDs in over 100 different areas. Options range from strong traditional disciplines to emerging cross-disciplinary subjects.
Great learning begins with great lecturers. The University has over 2,000 academic staff including researchers, scholars, and creative artists, many of whom are at the top of their field, nationally and internationally. Your courses will incorporate the latest findings and perspectives related to your discipline, including the research carried out by your lecturers.
Start your story at New Zealand’s leading university
With a degree from the University of Auckland, you’ll gain the skills employers are looking for. Our university is filled with the brightest people, doing the most amazing things. Our graduates go on to shape the world through creativity and innovation. The skills you gain when you study with us put you in a strong position to succeed in your chosen field.
A Great Campus Location
The University’s main City Campus is just a five-minute walk from Auckland’s bustling central business district. Auckland is a cosmopolitan, vibrant city with plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes and theatres to enjoy. Auckland’s unique location between two harbours also offers access to stunning beaches, subtropical islands and coastal forest walks.
Academic & Personal Support Services for Students
The University of Auckland offers a wide range of academic, personal, financial and career support services. Our dedicated Career Development and Employment Services provide ongoing support, information and resources to help you prepare for your career or consider further study. We also have a team of international student support staff available to assist you at every stage of your academic journey.
The University of Auckland has put together a package of support services to help international students studying online to achieve their goals, including support while you study, toward your future career, and to prepare you for living and studying on campus in Auckland. To support you in reaching your educational goals, we are offering one free course after you complete 120 points at undergraduate level (including honours) while studying online.
Why Study at Auckland?
- The 2021 Global Liveability Ranking from the Economist Intelligence Unit ranks Auckland as the most liveable city in the world
- The QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 ranks the University 1 in New Zealand and 59 worldwide for delivering work-ready graduates
- The University scored the highest possible rating of Five Stars Plus
in the QS Stars University Ratings, with maximum five-star ratings in the following categories: Teaching; Employability; Research; Facilities; Internationalisation; Innovation and Inclusiveness
- The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest research organisation with more than 13,000 staff and postgraduate students involved in fundamental and applied research – generating around NZ$230 million in annual research revenue
- The University of Auckland has been ranked 1 overall for two years in a row (2019-2021) in the University Impact Rankings from the Times Higher Education (THE).