The University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is ranked 83 among the world’s top universities and is the only New Zealand university in the top 100.*
We offer you the chance to gain an internationally recognised qualification from a top, research-led university. We are currently ranked 48 in the world for arts and humanities, 53 for social sciences and management, 101 for life sciences and medicine, 116 for engineering and technology, and 123 for natural sciences.* Many of our individual academic disciplines are ranked in the top 50 in the world, including archaeology (23); education (26); geography (28); pharmacy and pharmacology (30); nursing (36); civil and structural engineering (37); English language and literature (38); philosophy (41); law (44); linguistics (46); anthropology (49); and psychology (50).**
*QS World University Rankings 2020
**QS World University Rankings By Subject 2019
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, there are 130 postgraduate programmes available across over 220 subjects, including PhDs in more than 100 different subjects. Study 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 ndings and perspectives in your discipline, including the research carried out by your lecturers. You will be encouraged to attend free research seminars, lectures and events, where you can hear about projects being conducted by staff and postgraduate students, as well as by visitors from around New Zealand and overseas. You will have access to excellent resources, equipment and facilities, including research laboratories and New Zealand’s largest university library.
A global perspective
At the University of Auckland you will join a community over 8,000 international students from more than 120 countries for a truly global experience. Internationally, the University of Auckland is a member of three prestigious research-led university consortia: Universitas 21, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities and the Worldwide Universities Network.
A great campus location
The University’s main City Campus is just a five-minute walk from Auckland’s bustling city centre. Auckland is a cosmopolitan, vibrant city with plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes and theatres to enjoy. Its unique location between two harbours also offers access to stunning beaches, subtropical islands and coastal forest walks.
Academic and personal support services for students
The University 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.