The University of Auckland
SIZE> 12,000 students
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s highest-ranked university. It is also the largest and most comprehensive.
- We offer more than 130 postgraduate programmes across eight faculties and two large-scale research institutes.
- 180 subjects, including PhDs in over 100 different subjects are on offer.
- A full range of postgraduate programmes are available including: postgraduate diplomas, honours, masters and doctorates.
A reputation for research excellence
- With the country’s highest concentration of top-ranked researchers, postgraduate students have the opportunity to learn from, and collaborate with, outstanding academics.
- The University is a research-intensive university that has research strengths in both traditional disciplines and emerging cross-disciplinary subjects.
The University of Auckland has a QS 5 Star PLUS rating for excellence in eight categories:
- Specialist Criteria
The University of Auckland is ranked in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings. We have 13 subjects ranked in the world's top 50 by subject.
- Development Studies - 23
- Accounting and Finance - 26
- Education - 26
- Psychology - 28
- Law - 33
- Linguistics - 33
- English Language and Literature - 33
- Civil and Structural Engineering - 43
- Computer Science and Information Systems - 44
- Geography - 44
- Architecture - 45
- Business and Management - 46
- Sociology - 49
Living and studying in a world-class city
- The University is located in the harbour city of Auckland, New Zealand’s economic and cultural hub, with the stunning beaches and rainforests on our doorstep.
- The University’s student population of 42,000 includes 6,000 international students from over 110 countries.
- Under a New Zealand Government scheme, new international PhD students usually pay the same annual tuition fees as New Zealand students.
- The city was ranked third of 230 cities in the 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey.
- Auckland is ranked as one of the QS Best Student Cities 2015.