University of Auckland

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Brief information

According to AbbreviationFinder, the University of Auckland is the largest university in New Zealand . It was founded in 1883 as a college of the University of New Zealand and has been an independent university since 1962.

The range of courses includes a wide variety of subject areas such as arts, business, science and engineering. Students can pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Auckland or attend the university for a semester or two abroad or a language course.

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest research organization and runs research programs in all areas.

It is also the only university in the country to be in the top 200 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Auckland is also the highest-ranked New Zealand university in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) and in the QS World University Ranking.

She is a member of the global university network Universitas 21.

  • Website der University of Auckland

University facts

Year of foundation: 1883

Type of university: State university

Number of Students: Total 42000, 31000 Undergraduate, 11000 Postgraduate, International 6000

Accreditations:

  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • AMBA (Association of MBAs)
  • EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System)

Academic year:

The academic year at the University of Auckland is divided into two semesters.

Study programs

  • postgraduate studies
  • semester abroad
  • bachelor’s degree
  • LLM
  • Master’s degree
  • Promotion
  • language courses
  • Summer Sessions

International bachelor’s and master’s students have the opportunity to study for one or two semesters at the University of Auckland as part of a Study Abroad program. With a few restrictions, you can choose from a large number of courses from all eight faculties.

In addition to the option of expanding their knowledge in their own subject area, international students can take exotic courses in Māori Studies or Pacific Studies. Popular subjects include Economics, Politics and International Relations or Media, Film and Television.

Those who have received acceptance from the University of Auckland can select their desired courses via Student Services Online and will then receive an email from the respective faculty about their acceptance. A maximum of five courses may be selected.

  • University of Auckland semester program

Fees

  • Semester 2 2022

Tuition for four courses

12950,00 NZD

Tuition for three courses

9358,00 NZD

Student Service Fee

310,00 NZD

Most courses are worth 15 credit points.

There is also an additional health insurance of around NZD 335.70.

  • Tuition fees at the University of Auckland

Financing options

There are financial aids for a semester abroad at the University of Auckland. Among other things, students can apply for foreign BAföG. In addition to support for living and travel expenses as well as health insurance, this support also includes a subsidy towards tuition fees of up to EUR 4,600, provided that there is an individual entitlement to support.

Requirements

Applicants for the University of Auckland semester program must have a high school diploma and have one year of academic experience. They must also have a sufficiently good knowledge of English. Proof can be provided by a good Abitur grade in English (10 points) or by means of a standardized language test. However, the Abitur certificate must not be older than two years. A letter of recommendation from a professor can also be accepted as proof.

Most courses beyond the Stage One level also require certain prerequisites. Here, the students must request an enrollment concession when registering for the online course and demonstrate that they meet these requirements. Some courses in the field of fine arts, architecture or music also require the submission of a portfolio.

The language skills can be proven by one of the following test results or documents:

Undergraduate Postgraduate
DAAD language test B2 level in all areas B2 level in all areas
English grade high school 10 points 10 points
IELTS 6.0 (no range below 5.5) 6.0 (no range below 5.5)
TOEFL (internet-based) 80 (Writing: 21) 80 (Writing: 21)

The language certificate cannot be submitted later.

  • University of Auckland Application Requirements

application deadlines

Semester 2 bis 15.04.2022

Degrees/Courses

Degrees/Courses in English – Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Ancient History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Art History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Classical Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Drama
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Employment Relations and Organisation Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in European Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in French
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Geography
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in German
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Greek (Ancient)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Italian
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Japanese
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language and Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Latin
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Logic and Computation
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Māori Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Media, Film and Television
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Pacific Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Politics and International Relations
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Screen Production
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Women’s Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Academic English Studies and Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Korean
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science for Public Health
  • Bachelor of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Bachelor of Arts in Writing Studies
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Commercial Law
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Information Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in International Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in International Trade
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Taxation
  • Bachelor of Dance Studies
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Teaching
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Teaching – Primary
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Computer Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Engineering Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechatronics Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts / Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Human Services
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Music (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Property
  • Bachelor of Property (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Bioinformatics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biological Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Earth Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Geography
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Geophysics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Logic and Computation
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Operations Research
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physiology
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropological Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Ecology
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine Science
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Theology (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours)
  • Minor in Dance
  • Minor in Ethnomusicology
  • Minor in Latin American Studies

Studies/Courses in English – Postgraduate

  • Master of Applied Finance
  • Master of Arts in Ancient History
  • Master of Arts in Anthropology
  • Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics
  • Master of Arts in Art History
  • Master of Arts in Chinese
  • Master of Arts in Comparative Literature
  • Master of Arts in Development Studies
  • Master of Arts in Drama
  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Arts in French
  • Master of Arts in German
  • Master of Arts in Greek
  • Master of Arts in Italian
  • Master of Arts in Japanese
  • Master of Arts in Languages and Literature
  • Master of Arts in Latin
  • Master of Arts in Linguistics
  • Master of Arts in Media, Film and Television
  • Master of Arts in Pacific Studies
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Spanish
  • Master of Arts in Statistics
  • Master of Arts in Translation Studies
  • Master of Clinical Education
  • Master of Commerce in Accounting
  • Master of Commerce in Economics
  • Master of Commerce in Finance
  • Master of Commerce in Information Management
  • Master of Commerce in International Business
  • Master of Commerce in Management
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Disaster Management
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Educational Leadership
  • Master of Energy
  • Master of Engineering in Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Computer Systems Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Engineering Science
  • Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Software Engineering
  • Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Engineering Studies
  • Master of Health Sciences
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of Laws
  • Master of Legal Studies
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Marketing
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Professional Studies in Data Science
  • Master of Professional Studies in Digital Security
  • Master of Professional Studies in Food Safety
  • Master of Professional Studies in Translation
  • Master of Professional Studies inInternational Relations and Human Rights
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Public Policy
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Master of Science in Medical Statistics
  • Master of Science in Statistics
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Social Work (Professional)
  • Master of Speech Language Therapy Practice
  • Master of Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Taxation Studies
  • Master of Teaching (Primary)
  • Master of Teaching (Secondary)
  • Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Master of Urban Design
  • Master of Urban Planning

Campus

The University of Auckland has several campuses. The largest campus is the City Campus, which is in the center of the city. It is also the oldest campus. Historic buildings such as the ClockTower bear witness to its long history. The university administration and many departments such as the business school, the Faculty of Law or the Faculty of Arts are located on the extensive campus near the port. There are a number of parks nearby and the campus itself also offers a variety of leisure options with cafes and a fitness center.

Also in the city center are the Grafton campus and the Newmarket campus. The Grafton campus is home to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science. The Newmarket Campus is the youngest campus of the University of Auckland. In the future, engineering and natural sciences will be housed there. The Tāmaki Innovation Campus in Glen Innes offers courses in the field of Sport & Exercise Science, among others. A few minutes from the City Campus is the Epsom Campus, the main campus of the Faculty of Education. This faculty also offers courses at the Tai Tokerau campus which is in Whangarei, about three hours from Auckland.

  • Campus Plan of the City Campus of the University of Auckland

Housing

Students at the University of Auckland have the option of staying in a student residence or a university-managed flat or apartment. If you like, you can also live in private accommodation, for example with a host family or in your own apartment.

Not all accommodation offered by the University of Auckland is directly on campus. It is therefore advisable to find out about the situation beforehand.

The following accommodation options are available:

  • student residence
  • Apartments on campus
  • Private Apartments / Hotels
  • guest families

The university city of Auckland

Auckland City is the country’s largest city with around 420,000 inhabitants, is located on the North Island of New Zealand and belongs to the Auckland region. Auckland also includes numerous islands in the Hauraki Gulf, such as Waiheke Island and Great Barrier Island. The airport is 21 kilometers southwest of the city center and most of the unique destinations and attractions are also only half an hour away from the city centre. You can reach your destination quickly by car, bus, train or ferry, but you also have the option of booking a guided sightseeing tour.

The climate is temperate with warm summers with temperatures around 24°C and slightly cooler winters at 16°C; There are no temperature extremes. Auckland is also called the “City of Sails” and is considered one of the best lifestyle cities in the world because the cosmopolitan center is complemented by the easily accessible nature in the area. Here you can shop, enjoy the nightlife, dine out or enjoy one of the many other attractions.

World-famous events such as the Propecia Rally New Zealand, the Ellerslie Flowers Show or the Air New Zealand Fashion Week take place regularly. There’s also plenty to do culturally: the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, the Auckland Museum in a listed building with sweeping views across Waitemata Harbour, and much more.

University of Auckland