New Zealand

The University of Auckland

Faculty: All
Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Language of instruction: English
Minimum grade requirement:
WAM 70 percent
Semester dates

  • Semester One: February - June
  • Semester Two: July - November

Full time study load: The standard course load for fulltime study is 50-60 points per semester or 100-120 points per year. Most courses are weighted 15 points and students generally take four courses per semester.

About the University of Auckland

Home to 40,000 students, the University of Auckland is not only New Zealand's largest university, but New Zealand's highest ranked university within the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and the QS World University Rankings. With a number of different campuses, alongside prestigious centres, such as, The National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries, The Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Auckland's Liggins Institute for public health and research, the University of Auckland provides diverse study options for exchange students.

The specifics

The University of Auckland's main City Campus is located in the heart of Auckland, which is ranked third out of 223 world cities for quality of living in the 2014 Mercer Quality of Living Survey in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings. The various accommodation types allow students to live in the city, and fully experience the city of Auckland.

The University of Auckland has an extensive array of student support services, clubs and societies, and student leadership and volunteering opportunities. The University offers a range of scholarships for incoming International students.

The University prides itself in their enriching and diverse array of subjects and courses. Prospective exchange students are encouraged to thoroughly research course areas and specialist subjects by using the existing course catalogue.