Auckland University of Technology, shortly named as AUT, is a second largest university in New Zealand. The university was founded in 1895 as Auckland Technical School. In 1906, the name had been changed to Auckland Technical College. In 2000, the university was granted with its current name after Auckland Institute of Technology (AIT).
As per QS Employability Rankings 2015, AUT was ranked first for its employability in New Zealand. AUT has more than 29,000 students including 7,000 international students from more than 100 countries. Being a fastest growing university, AUT offers a wide range of degree programs and research that reflects this changing world.
Faculty & Study Areas
AUT has five faculties and range of study areas.
Faculty - Culture and Society; Business, Economics and Law; Design and Creative Technologies; Health and Environmental Sciences; Maori and Indigenous Development
Study Areas - Language & Culture, Art & Design, Business, Education, Engineering, Sports & Recreation, Law, Creative Technologies, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, and others
Programs & Degrees
AUT offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, diplomas and certificates. In some disciplines, students can study double degrees.
Visual Arts, Creative Technologies, Engineering, Health Science (Oral Health), Medical Laboratory Science, Laws, Sports & Exercise, Applied Science, Maori Development, Event Management, English language and others
Gastronomy, Applied Finance, Emergency Management, Philosophy, Public Health, Social Innovation, Marketing, Educational Leadership, Creative Writing, Professional Accounting and others
Art & Design, Health Sciences, Law, Te Ara Poutama, Hospitality, Tourism and Events, Education, Communication Studies and others
AUT has five Research Faculty that includes Business, Economics and Law Research; Culture and Society Research; Design and Creative Technologies Research; Health and Environmental Sciences Research; Maori and Indigenous Development Research
AUT has more than 15 Research Institutes and Centres. AUT focuses on nationally leading research related to various areas. With national and international organizations, business and communities collaboration, the university is continually achieving success in bringing great impact on the worldwide wellbeing and living.
With the growing research profile of the university, enrollments in the research programs and external funding can be seen clearly. Every year, AUT research revenue gets increased by a certain value. The university spends approx $23 million per year on research.
The admission process is different for domestic and international students. A candidate needs to fill the online application form based on his/her country/region. The interested candidates are advised to go through this page for detailed information.
AUT has four campuses. These are:
The restaurants, galleries, shopping centres, nightlife and other attractions are easily accessed from the city campus.
AUT offers several types of scholarships to the potential students. Apart from university funding, nearly 100 other scholarships are also offered by external funders. The students have to apply for the scholarships by simply filling the form with required information.
The scholarships vary for domestic, international, Maori and pacific students. All related information can easily be attained from the AUT website.
Why to join?
Auckland University of Technology is worldwide known for the leading research, graduate employability, teaching and world-class facilities that enable students to achieve their ambitions.
AUT is well-equipped with several modern facilities such as sports centre, various technologically advanced labs, art galleries, a library, a diagnostics laboratory, a radio astronomy observatory etc.
The student-centered university focused on giving innovative and highly approachable learning experiences to the students to make them fully prepared for the future.