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Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

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School ID: SU640011
Rank: 766
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Ranked in the top 1.2% of the world’s universities, AUT is New Zealand’s fastest growing postgraduate study destination, and one of the world’s top young universities.

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AUT creates graduates who are world ready, not just career ready. Curiosity, creativity, connection and collaboration are the new global currency. That’s why they’re at the core of our teaching philosophy to ensure our students thrive in this world of rapid technological change. 

We’re proudly and uniquely Kiwi with a firmly global perspective. That’s the outlook and ambition we give our students, whether they choose to go on to live in New Zealand or the 80 different countries our alumni now call home.

Ranked in the top 1.2% of universities worldwide

In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, AUT is ranked in the 301-350 band, a significant improvement from last year and the third consecutive year that AUT has moved up in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

We are the third highest ranked university in New Zealand.

In the Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2019, AUT is ranked as number 51.

Number 1 for global research impact in New Zealand

Our citation score puts AUT at 101st in the world. This impressive achievement puts AUT ahead of all other New Zealand universities.

Top university for international outlook in Australia and New Zealand

AUT is ranked first in Australia and New Zealand for International Outlook (ranked number 22 in the world) in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.

Times Higher Education ranks universities for international outlook according to their ability to attract international students and staff, as well as how well they engage and collaborate with overseas universities.

Ranked 16th in the world for social impact

AUT is ranked 16th in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2019, which highlight the social impact of universities and their commitment to the UN Sustainability Development Goals.

One of the world's top young universities

Times Higher Education has ranked AUT as one of the world’s top 150 young universities, based on the quality of teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income. AUT is also one of the worlds' top millennial universities (those founded in the 21st century) - ranked in the top 20-30 in the world. 

QS World University Rankings

In the QS World University Rankings 2019, AUT is ranked as one of the top 500 universities in the world (ranked 464).

AUT’s international outlook was highlighted, with AUT ranking #28 in the world, the highest score for a New Zealand university.

One of the world's top young universities

In the QS ranking of the top 50 world universities under 50 years old, AUT was ranked in the #61-70 band. We are the 16th youngest university acknowledged in this ranking.

A five-star university

AUT has been rated as a five-star university by world university rankings organisation QS. We also achieved a maximum five stars for Teaching, Employability, Internationalisation, Facilities and Inclusiveness. AUT’s focus on Social Responsibility was recognised with a four-star rating.

The QS stars system uses a range of indicators to evaluate and benchmark the broader student experience and contribution of universities.

One of the best student cities

Auckland was ranked 23rd in the QS Best Student Cities rankings, due to a high score for quality of living, a large and diverse student community, and a high rating from graduate recruiters as a source of new talent.

Why Auckland University of Technology (AUT)?

When you become an AUT student, you'll join a diverse and collaborative community. Our facilities are outstanding, we're proud of our connections with the community, and it's easy for you to get involved and make the most of your student experience. Ranked in the top 1.2% of the world’s universities, AUT is New Zealand’s fastest growing postgraduate study destination, and one of the world’s top young universities.

Global employability

  • Our perspective is firmly global - 48% of our academic staff are international and our students come from 150 different countries.
  • Each year, 5,400 international students study at AUT.
  • Our alumni now live and work in 80 different countries.
  • We have 5,000 industry partnerships world-wide.
  • We're proud of our inclusive, vibrant and collegial culture.
  • New Zealand is ranked top in the world for preparing students for their future, and Auckland is the third best city in the world to live.
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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year NZD$ 32,660
Cost of Living/Year NZD$ 18,000
Application Fee NZD$ 0
Estimated Total/Year NZD$ 50,660

Main majors

  • Hospitality, Tourism and Events
  • Language and Culture
  • Social Sciences and Public Poluicy
  • Communication Studies

https://www.aut.ac.nz/study/study-options

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