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Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

55 Wellesley St East Auckland View map


Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is New Zealand’s second largest university, with three campuses in Auckland.  AUT offers a contemporary university education and prepares its students to be successful and to contribute in the changing world.  A beautiful and safe place to live and study, Auckland was ranked third in the world in Mercer’s 2017 Quality of Living index, and among the top 30 cities in the world in the QS Best Student Cities 2017 ranking.  

Thanks to its innovative teaching, excellent reputation and focus on real-world experience and work-integrated learning, AUT graduates are highly favoured by employers, with 94% of available graduates in paid employment within six months of graduation.

According to a 2016 survey,  89% of students would recommend the university to others, 87% were satisfied with their campuses, and 83% were satisfied with the quality of teaching.

The university’s three campuses boast world-class facilities, such as the award-winning Sir Paul Reeves Building and MH building, newly opened in 2017. Built using sustainable principles, they feature slick learning areas, auditoriums and research areas.

Auckland University of Technology offers 250 bachelor’s degrees, graduate diplomas, master’s degrees, MBAs and PhDs across the following areas:

  • Art and design
  • Business
  • Colab: creative technologies
  • Communication studies
  • Education
  • Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
  • Health sciences
  • Hospitality, tourism and events
  • Language and culture
  • Law
  • Science
  • Social sciences and public policy
  • Sport and recreation

University Highlights

Total students - 18,035


International students - 8,347


Total faculty staff - 1,149


Total students - 18,035


International students - 8,347


Total faculty staff - 1,149


Undergraduate Program

4,000 - 6,000
20,000 - 22,000

Postgraduate Program

6,000 - 8,000
22,000 - 24,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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