University of Auckland is a largest public university, located in the largest city, Auckland in New Zealand. It was founded in 1883 as an ‘Auckland University College’ of the ‘University of New Zealand’. It was started with only 95 students and 4 professors of chemistry, natural sciences, classics and mathematics.
The student population of the University of Auckland is more than 42,000 students including over 6,000 international students from more than 100 countries. With 81st rank in QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, it has become the highest ranked university in New Zealand. It is also ranked first in the country in 35 out of its 40 subjects.
Faculty & Departments
Faculty - Arts, Business School, Creative Arts & Industries, Education & Social Work, Engineering, Law, Medical & Health Sciences, and Science
Departments - Bioengineering, Commercial Law, Marketing, Counseling, Legal Studies, Marine Science, Statistics, Fine Arts, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Pharmacy, Mechanical Engineering and others
Programs & Degrees
The university offers a wide range of study options that include more than 120 undergraduate and over 130 postgraduate programs.
Arts, Commerce, Dance Studies, Pharmacy, Optometry, Social Work, Laws, Biomedical Science, Nursing, Education (Teaching), Science and others
Creative Writing, Theology, Energy, Social Work, Dance Studies, Urban Design, Architecture, Property, International Business, Operations Research, Health Leadership and others
Arts/Fine Arts, Arts/Laws, Commerce/Health Sciences, Commerce/Property, Engineering/Science, Health Sciences/Nursing, Music/Science, Property/Laws, Science/Laws, Arts/Science and others
The university has two research institutes, ‘The Liggins Institute’ and ‘Auckland Bioengineering Institute’. The University of Auckland is a home to four National Centres of Research Excellence.
The top-ranked researchers, outstanding teaching and high-quality learning are enough to gain first-rate research reputation. The world-class facilities and advanced technologies help students to excel in their research.
For admission, domestic students need to have the NZQA University entrance standard, whereas the international students must have its equivalent qualification in their respective country. Just read the guide for the complete application process and other related information.
University of Auckland has several campuses-
These campuses have all essential amenities including cafes, health centres, libraries, sports and recreation centres and others.
The comprehensive range of scholarships and awards are available for both future and current students for all levels of study. Scholarships are given based on certain criteria. The application process for each scholarship is different. Country-specific scholarships are also provided.
Why to join?
The university offers high-level support to students, researchers and professors that make them able to perform exceptionally in their field and grow towards the excellence.
Due to the excellence in Research, Employability, Teaching, Study Options, Facilities, Innovation and Internationalization, University of Auckland has got 5-star QS rating. Thus, makes it one of the best universities for higher studies.