Auckland University of Technology (AUT) : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    437
  • QS Stars
    5
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputHigh
  • Student/Faculty Ratio16
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students8,925
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,156

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World-class teaching and learning

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is the second largest university in New Zealand; located inAuckland, New Zealand’s biggest city. We’re proud to be one of the world’s bestmodern universities – we have an overall five-star rating from QS, in additionto five-star ratings for Teaching, Employability, Research,Internationalisation, Facilities, Innovation and Inclusiveness.  We’reconsistently ranked first in New Zealand for our international outlook. We havemore than 5,000 industry partners around the world, our students are from 140different countries, and half of our academic staff were born overseas.
Study with us and you can enrol in our range of world-ranked subjects, whichinclude New Zealand’s top-ranked health programmes and one of the world’s bestsport science schools.

Creating world-ready graduates

AUT’s mission is to create great graduates. We prepare students to besuccessful wherever in the world their career may take them. We encourageinnovation and embrace new technologies, to prepare our students for therapidly changing world.  AUT graduates are highly favoured by employers,with 94% of available graduates in paid employment within nine months ofgraduation.

An innovative teaching and learning space

AUT’s three modern campuses in Auckland have several award-winningbuildings which were created using sustainable principles and feature inviting,collaborative and functional learning areas, auditoriums and research spaces.  Wealso have a number of world-class facilities including one of only two motioncapture studios in the country; New Zealand’s top sports science facility, AUTMillennium; and the country’s only two major radio telescopes, which areinvolved in projects with international research partners.


Innovative and relevant research

AUT is recognised as the best university in New Zealand for globalresearch impact.  Our 60 research centres and institutes deliver leadingresearch across a range of subjects including space, artificial intelligence,robotics, ecology, physical activity and nutrition.
Our academic staff are research-active and at the forefront of theirdisciplines, and organisations around the world draw on their expertise for keyprojects.

AUT has three Auckland campuses, based in the City, North Shore, and South Auckland.  A number of award-winning, state of the art buildings reflect the evolution of teaching and learning in tertiary education.  Collaborative spaces complement more traditional small and large classrooms, and sustainable design principles ensure energy consumption is minimised.

 

In addition to our world-class learning spaces, AUT's on-campus facilities are designed to make student life easier and to help you get the most out of your time as a student.  A range of facilities are offered including student accommodation, medical centres, childcare centres, libraries and gyms.

  • Full medical centres are available on North and City campuses, with nursing services only available on South Campus. Routine appointments are free for domestic students who enrol with us as their main healthcare provider.
  • Childcare centres are based on the City and North campuses. You'll find excellent staff and facilities at both centres, providing a safe and happy environment to care for your child. AUT students can apply for a childcare subsidy to help with the cost of childcare.
  • Libraries are located on all three campuses, and offer a range of books and special collections, workshops and tutorials, academic writing and study skills support, open access to research, and librarian support.
  • Gyms are located on all three campuses, offering modern facilities, a motivating team, and a range of group exercise classes to choose from.
  • Student accommodation options on the North and City campuses offer safe and convenient student apartments close to public transport links.

 

AUT is one of the world's top young universities-- and we're home to 29,000 students from 150 countries.  With three campuses across Auckland, a vibrant student life and a range of support services and facilities, it's easy to get involved and make the most of your student experience.   AUT offers the following:

  • Student support services-- AUT offers some of the most comprehensive student services and support in New Zealand-- so you know you'll be well looked after when you study here
  • Employability and career services -- The AUT Employability and Careers team helps you consider your career options and develop the skills you need to stand out to employers and become a highly employable graduate
  • Clubs and activities -- A wide range of clubs are available, from the Student Association to clubs focused on sports, entrepreneurship, investment, and more
  • Orientation -- Orientation is a great start to your student journey-- it will help prepare you for life and study at AUT
  • Accommodation and other facilities -- See the Facilities section above for more information about student accommodation and other facilities including medical centres, childcare centres, libraries and gyms
  • Graduation -- Experience the pride of receiving your qualification in person; ceremonies are held twice a year
  • International exchange opportunities -- Spend a semester or two at one of our partner universities on an international exchange

Apply now to study at AUT. Get information on entry requirements and find out how to apply, here: https://www.aut.ac.nz/study/applying

AUT's degree programmes prepare students for successful careers in the changing world.  Follow this link and select a study area to get an understanding of the many career opportunities on offer at AUT: https://www.aut.ac.nz/study/study-options/future-career-sheets

About

World-class teaching and learning

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is the second largest university in New Zealand; located inAuckland, New Zealand’s biggest city. We’re proud to be one of the world’s bestmodern universities – we have an overall five-star rating from QS, in additionto five-star ratings for Teaching, Employability, Research,Internationalisation, Facilities, Innovation and Inclusiveness.  We’reconsistently ranked first in New Zealand for our international outlook. We havemore than 5,000 industry partners around the world, our students are from 140different countries, and half of our academic staff were born overseas.
Study with us and you can enrol in our range of world-ranked subjects, whichinclude New Zealand’s top-ranked health programmes and one of the world’s bestsport science schools.

Creating world-ready graduates

AUT’s mission is to create great graduates. We prepare students to besuccessful wherever in the world their career may take them. We encourageinnovation and embrace new technologies, to prepare our students for therapidly changing world.  AUT graduates are highly favoured by employers,with 94% of available graduates in paid employment within nine months ofgraduation.

An innovative teaching and learning space

AUT’s three modern campuses in Auckland have several award-winningbuildings which were created using sustainable principles and feature inviting,collaborative and functional learning areas, auditoriums and research spaces.  Wealso have a number of world-class facilities including one of only two motioncapture studios in the country; New Zealand’s top sports science facility, AUTMillennium; and the country’s only two major radio telescopes, which areinvolved in projects with international research partners.


Innovative and relevant research

AUT is recognised as the best university in New Zealand for globalresearch impact.  Our 60 research centres and institutes deliver leadingresearch across a range of subjects including space, artificial intelligence,robotics, ecology, physical activity and nutrition.
Our academic staff are research-active and at the forefront of theirdisciplines, and organisations around the world draw on their expertise for keyprojects.

AUT has three Auckland campuses, based in the City, North Shore, and South Auckland.  A number of award-winning, state of the art buildings reflect the evolution of teaching and learning in tertiary education.  Collaborative spaces complement more traditional small and large classrooms, and sustainable design principles ensure energy consumption is minimised.

 

In addition to our world-class learning spaces, AUT's on-campus facilities are designed to make student life easier and to help you get the most out of your time as a student.  A range of facilities are offered including student accommodation, medical centres, childcare centres, libraries and gyms.

  • Full medical centres are available on North and City campuses, with nursing services only available on South Campus. Routine appointments are free for domestic students who enrol with us as their main healthcare provider.
  • Childcare centres are based on the City and North campuses. You'll find excellent staff and facilities at both centres, providing a safe and happy environment to care for your child. AUT students can apply for a childcare subsidy to help with the cost of childcare.
  • Libraries are located on all three campuses, and offer a range of books and special collections, workshops and tutorials, academic writing and study skills support, open access to research, and librarian support.
  • Gyms are located on all three campuses, offering modern facilities, a motivating team, and a range of group exercise classes to choose from.
  • Student accommodation options on the North and City campuses offer safe and convenient student apartments close to public transport links.

 

AUT is one of the world's top young universities-- and we're home to 29,000 students from 150 countries.  With three campuses across Auckland, a vibrant student life and a range of support services and facilities, it's easy to get involved and make the most of your student experience.   AUT offers the following:

  • Student support services-- AUT offers some of the most comprehensive student services and support in New Zealand-- so you know you'll be well looked after when you study here
  • Employability and career services -- The AUT Employability and Careers team helps you consider your career options and develop the skills you need to stand out to employers and become a highly employable graduate
  • Clubs and activities -- A wide range of clubs are available, from the Student Association to clubs focused on sports, entrepreneurship, investment, and more
  • Orientation -- Orientation is a great start to your student journey-- it will help prepare you for life and study at AUT
  • Accommodation and other facilities -- See the Facilities section above for more information about student accommodation and other facilities including medical centres, childcare centres, libraries and gyms
  • Graduation -- Experience the pride of receiving your qualification in person; ceremonies are held twice a year
  • International exchange opportunities -- Spend a semester or two at one of our partner universities on an international exchange

Apply now to study at AUT. Get information on entry requirements and find out how to apply, here: https://www.aut.ac.nz/study/applying

AUT's degree programmes prepare students for successful careers in the changing world.  Follow this link and select a study area to get an understanding of the many career opportunities on offer at AUT: https://www.aut.ac.nz/study/study-options/future-career-sheets

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University highlights

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is one of the top Public universities in Auckland, New Zealand. It is ranked #437 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #451- 500
  • 2013
    #471-480
  • 2014
    #501-550
  • 2015
    #481-490
  • 2016
    #441-450
  • 2018
    #441-450
  • 2019
    #=464
  • 2020
    #442
  • 2021
    #437

Ranking criteria

26.2
Overall
20.4
Academic Reputation
21.6
Employer Reputation
13.5
Faculty Student Ratio
15.1
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
100
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
17,948

22%
78%

International students
8,925

32%
68%

Total faculty staff
1,156

595.8
560.2

Total students
17,948

22%
78%

International students
8,925

32%
68%

Total faculty staff
1,156

560.2
595.8
2021
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Yes
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