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The University of Auckland is the largest university in New Zealand. It was founded in 1883 as a college of the University of New Zealand and has been an independent college since 1962.

The range of courses includes a wide variety of subject areas such as Arts, Business, Science or Engineering. Students can study at the University of Auckland in Undergraduate- and in PostgraduateDegree or attend university for one or two semesters abroad or a language course.

The University of Auckland is considered to be largest research organization in New Zealand and maintains research programs in all areas.

In addition, it is the only university in the country to be among the top 200 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Auckland is also the best-placed New Zealand university in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) and in the QS World University Ranking.

She is a member of the global university network Universitas 21.

Facts

Founding year: 1883

University type: State University

Number of students: Total 42,000, 31,000 undergraduate, 11,000 postgraduate, international 6,000

Accreditations:

  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • AMBA (Association of MBAs)
  • EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System)

Academic year:

The academic year at the University of Auckland is in two semesters divided.

Semester 2 2021: 07/14/2021 - 11/15/2021

Study programs

Course directories

The following links will take you to the course catalog and, if applicable, the timetable of this university. While the course catalog primarily provides an overview of the courses offered and their curriculum, you will find the courses actually offered in the individual semesters in the timetable. We are of course always happy to answer any questions you may have about courses.

campus

The University of Auckland has multiple locations. The largest campus is that City Campuswhich is in the center of the city. It is also the oldest campus. Historical buildings such as the one testify to its long history ClockTower. The university administration and many departments such as the Business school, the Faculty of Law or the Faculty of Arts. There are several parks nearby and the campus itself offers various leisure options with cafés and a fitness center.

Also in the city center are the Grafton Campus and the Newmarket campus. The Grafton Campus is the location of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science. The Newmarket Campus is the University of Auckland's youngest campus. In the future, engineering and natural sciences will be housed there. On the Tāmaki Innovation Campus in Glen Innes, among other things, courses are offered in the field Sport & Exercise Science offered. The is just a few minutes away from the City Campus Epsom campus, the main campus of Faculty of Education. This faculty also offers courses on the Tai Tokerau Campus which is located in Whangarei, about three hours from Auckland.


Living

University of Auckland students have the option of living in a dormitory or in a university-managed flat or apartment. If you like, you can also live in private accommodation, for example with a host family or your own apartment.

Not all of the accommodations that the University of Auckland provides are located directly on campus. It is therefore advisable to find out beforehand to inform about the situation.

The following accommodation options are available:

  • Dormitory
  • Apartment on campus
  • Private apartments / hotels
  • guest families

The specific availability of the individual accommodation options may vary depending on the study program. You can find detailed information via the links or in the "free brochure" for the respective program. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

The university city of Auckland

Auckland City is the largest city in the country with around 420,000 inhabitants, is located on the North Island of New Zealand and belongs to the Auckland region. Numerous islands in the Hauraki Gulf also belong to Auckland such as Waiheke Island and Great Barrier Island. The airport is 13 miles southwest of the city center, and most of the unique places to visit and attractions are also just half an hour from the city center. You can get to your destination quickly by car, bus, train or ferry, but you can also book a guided sightseeing tour.

The climate is temperate with warm summers at temperatures around 24 ° C and slightly cooler winters at 16 ° C; There are no temperature extremes. Auckland is also called the "City of Sails" and is considered one of the best lifestyle cities in the world, because the cosmopolitan center is complemented by the quickly accessible nature in the area. You can shop here, plunge into the nightlife, eat out or enjoy one of the many other attractions.

World-famous events such as the Propecia Rally New Zealand, the Ellerslie Flowers Show or the Air New Zealand Fashion Week take place regularly. There is also a lot on offer in terms of culture: the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, the Auckland Museum in a listed building from which one has a wide view over Waitemata Harbor, and much more.

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Study programs

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The University of Auckland offers a wide range of undergraduate programs. Prospective students can choose from over 125 departments in the eight faculties Arts, Business, Creative Arts and Industries, Education, Engineering, Law, Medical and Health Science, and Science. The programs are flexible and there are many various combination and specialization options.

In all courses of study there is the possibility of a Honors Degree to be completed. In addition, the university has a total of 30 so-called Conjoint programs on offer. Here the students can two bachelor degrees in parallel to reach.

The Bachelor programs usually last three years, the Bachelor with Honors lasts four years. For the Conjoint Degree should be planned for five years.


fees

The amount of the tuition fee depends on the choice of the bachelor's program. It is usually made up of the individual courses. Tuition fees are higher for international students than for New Zealand students. More information is available via the following link:


Financing options

University-specific scholarships:


requirements

That is the minimum requirement High School. In most cases, a certain grade point average is expected. Applicants for courses in the fields of art, music and architecture are usually required to submit a Portfolio submit.

All applicants must have a certain language level in English prove. This is possible on the one hand via standardized language tests and on the other hand via a good grade in English on the Abitur certificate. In some courses, the language level requirements may be higher.

The University of Auckland accepts the following language tests:

 

Language skills can be proven by one of the following test results or documents:

Undergraduate
CAE52
CPE45
IELTS6.0 (no area below 5.5)
MELAB80
PTE58 (no communicative skills score below 50)
TOEFL (internet-based)80 plus writing 21
TOEFL (paper-based)550 plus essay (TWE) 4.5

 

Degree programs / courses

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The University of Auckland offers a large number of Masters programs from the faculties Arts, Business, Creative Arts and Industries, Education and Social Work, Engineering, Law, Medical and Health Sciences and Science.

For example, students can use a Master of Disaster Management, one Master of Creative Writing or even one Master of International Business acquire. Plus, in most cases, they have the Choice between a master's degree by Research(research-oriented) or a master by Coursework (professionally oriented). However, there are also courses that are purely research courses.

Some programs can be studied both full-time and part-time. Depending on the program, the study lasts 1 to 2 years.


fees

Depending on the master’s program and faculty, the tuition fees can vary considerably. You can research the amount of the fees for the individual programs via the following link.


Financing options

University-specific scholarships:


requirements

The basic requirement for a Masters degree at the University of Auckland is a good bachelor's degree. Depending on the master’s program specific requirements, such as work experience.

All applicants must have one certain English language level that you can prove by means of the following standardized language tests:

Language skills can be proven by one of the following test results or documents:

Postgraduate
CAE58
CPE45
IELTS6.5 (no area below 6.0)
MELAB85
PTE64 (no communicative skills score below 58)
TOEFL (internet-based)90 plus writing 21
TOEFL (paper-based)575 plus essay (TWE) 4.5

 

Degree programs / courses

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The University of Auckland offers PhD programs in nearly 100 different subject areas. She offers her PhD students one Distinctive research environment and optimal support. In addition to the classic degree Doctor of Philosophy The university awards six other doctoral degrees in psychology, education, visual arts, medicine and two different degrees in music. The doctoral programs last between three and four years.


fees

The tuition fees are the same for international and local doctoral students. All PhD programs in the various faculties have a fixed price per year.


requirements

The University of Auckland doctoral programs are very good research-oriented. A very good Master by Research degree or honors degree is a basic requirement. All new doctoral students must have their academic language skills tested using the DELNA (Diagnostic English Language Needs Assessment). Non-native speakers must also provide proof of sufficient knowledge of English provide.

The University of Auckland accepts the following standardized language tests:

Language skills can be proven by one of the following test results or documents:

Postgraduate
CAE58
CPE45
IELTS6.5 (no area below 6.0)
MELAB85
PTE64 (no communicative skills score below 58)
TOEFL (internet-based)90 plus writing 21
TOEFL (paper-based)575 plus essay (TWE) 4.5

 

Degree programs / courses

Degree programs / courses in English - Research

  • Doctor of Fine Arts
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Music
  • Doctor of Musical Arts
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Arts
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Creative Arts and Industries
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Dance Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Law
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Medical and Health Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Music
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Planning
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Design

Degree programs / courses in English

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work

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The University of Auckland offers in all departments (Arts, Business, Creative Arts and Industries, Education and Social Work, Engineering, Law, Medical and Health Science and Science) offer a range of postgraduate courses. Those interested can enter here (Post) Graduate Diploma or a Postgraduate Certificate acquire. They are aimed at graduates with a bachelor's degree who want to continue their education and specialize in their field without completing a full master’s degree.

Most programs can work in both Full-time as well as part-time to be studied. In some courses, only full or part-time studies are possible. The duration of study is for a full-time study one to two semesters.

 


fees

The tuition fees depend on the selected program and can be found via the following link:


Financing options

University-specific scholarships:


requirements

The minimum requirement for all postgraduate courses is a good one first academic degree (Bachelor, Diploma, etc.). In some cases, it is assumed that this was completed in the same subject area. In some cases one is sufficient proven work experience.

Basically, applicants must have sufficient knowledge of English that they can prove by means of a standardized language test.

The University of Auckland accepts the following test results as proof of language proficiency. However, some programs require applicants to have a higher score.

 

Language skills can be proven by one of the following test results or documents:

Postgraduate
CAE58
CPE45
IELTS6.5 (no range below 6.0)
MELAB85
PTE64 (no communicative skills score below 58)
TOEFL (internet-based)90 plus writing 21
TOEFL (paper-based)575 plus essay (TWE) 4.5

 

Degree programs / courses

Degree programs / courses in English

  • Diploma in Pediatrics
  • Graduate Diploma in Arts
  • Graduate Diploma in Music
  • Graduate Diploma in Science
  • Graduate Diploma in Teaching
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching English in Schools to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Interpreting
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Geothermal Energy Technology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Sports Medicine
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Law
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Light Metals Reduction Technology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Arts
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Counseling Theory
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Dance Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Language Teaching
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Music
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Translation Studies

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International Bachelor and Master students have the opportunity to study abroad for one to two semesters to study at the University of Auckland. With a few restrictions, you can choose from a large number of courses from all eight faculties.

In addition to the option of expanding their knowledge in their own subject area, international students can take exotic courses from the field Māori Studies or Pacific Studies occupy. Popular subjects are among others too Economics, Politics and International Relations or Media, Film and Television.

Those who have received acceptance from the University of Auckland can go to Student Services Online select the courses you want and then receive an email from the respective faculty about the admission. It may a maximum of five courses to get voted.

 


fees


Most courses are worth 15 credit points.

There is also health insurance of around NZD 335.70.


Financing options

Financial support is available for a semester abroad at the University of Auckland. Students can, among other thingsForeign BAföG apply for. In addition to support for living and travel expenses as well as health insurance, this funding also includes a subsidy for tuition fees of up toEUR 4,600, provided that there is an individual entitlement to funding.


requirements

University of Auckland semester program applicants must do this High School own and already one year of study experience show. They also need to be over Sufficiently good knowledge of English feature. Proof can be provided by a good Abitur grade in English (10 points) or by means of a standardized language test. However, the Abitur certificate may not be older than two years. The letter of recommendation (letter of recommendation) of a professor can be accepted as evidence.

Most courses beyond the Stage One level require additionally certain basic requirements. When registering online for a course, students must enter a so-called Enrollment Concession request and demonstrate that they meet these requirements. Some fine arts, architecture, or music courses also require submitting a portfolio.

 

Language skills can be proven by one of the following test results or documents:

UndergraduatePostgraduate
DAAD language testB2 level in all areasB2 level in all areas
English grade Abitur10 points10 points
IELTS6.0 (no area below 5.5)6.0 (no area below 5.5)
TOEFL (internet-based)80 (Writing: 21)80 (Writing: 21)

The language certificate cannot be submitted later.

 

Degree programs / courses

Degree programs / courses in English - Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Ancient History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Art History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Chinese
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Classical Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Drama
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Employment Relations and Organization Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in English
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in European Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in French
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Geography
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in German
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Greek (Ancient)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Italian
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Japanese
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Language and Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Latin
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Logic and Computation
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Māori Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Media, Film and Television
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Music
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Pacific Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Politics and International Relations
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Screen Production
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Women's Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Academic English Studies and Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Korean
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science for Public Health
  • Bachelor of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Bachelor of Arts in Writing Studies
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Commercial Law
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Information Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in International Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in International Trade
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Taxation
  • Bachelor of Dance Studies
  • Bachelor of Education (Honors) in Teaching
  • Bachelor of Education (Honors) in Teaching - Primary
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Computer Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Engineering Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Mechatronics Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) in Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts / Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Human Services
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Music (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Nursing (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Property
  • Bachelor of Property (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Bioinformatics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Biological Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Earth Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Food Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Geography
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Geophysics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Logic and Computation