University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is the largest and highest ranked university in New Zealand. It has six campuses – the main one being in Auckland’s CBD – and has more than 42,000 students enrolled in eight faculties.
The University of Auckland teaches more than 120 undergraduate courses across eight faculties from Creative Arts and Industries through to Business and Medical and Health Services. They are consistently ranked in the world's top 50 universities for a multiple areas of study.
It has a marine campus at the Leigh Marine Laboratory, 100km north of Auckland.
Auckland is a constant in the lists of the world’s most liveable cities and the University of Auckland is right in the heart of the city on a 16-hectare beautifully landscaped campus.
Did you know?
Alumni from The University of New Zealand include musician Tim Finn and former Prime Minister Helen Clark.
You may need to provide a portfolio in order to be approved by faculty.
You may also need to be majoring in a particular area of study in order to study similar units at University of Auckland.
Business law and taxation
Chinese languages & culture studies
Communications and media studies
Earth, atmosphere and environmental sciences
Econometrics and business statistics
Education - early childhood
Education - primary schooling
Engineering - chemical
Engineering - civil
Engineering - electrical and computer systems
Engineering - mechanical and aerospace
Film and screen studies
French languages & culture studies
German languages & culture studies
Italian languages & culture studies
Japanese languages & culture studies
Korean languages & culture studies
Music performance and composition
Politics and international relations
Public health and preventive medicine
Spanish and Latin American languages & culture studies
- The listed disciplines are not necessarily exhaustive and other fields of study might also be available at the university.
- Approval to study particular subjects at any institution is always at the discretion of the departmental/discipline and faculty advisers in your managing faculty(ies) and subject to available places at the host campus
See Auckland's unit catalogue here.
If you cannot find any unit guides after having done your own research, you can follow the process as outlined here.
Full time equivalents
|Minimum 18 Monash Points||Maximum 24 Monash points||Minimum 36 Monash points||Maximum 48 Monash points|
|Standard||45 points||60 points||90 points||120 points|
Exchange program terms
University of Auckland Semester 1 (Monash Semester 1): late February to early July
University of Auckland Semester 2 (Monash Semester 2): mid-July to November
See Auckland's Academic Calendar here.
As a general rule, Australian citizens and permanent resident won’t need to apply for a visa to study in New Zealand, although may still need to meet character and entry permission requirements on arrival.
Monash Abroad can only provide general information - always check with the relevant Consulate/Embassy and consider advice that is right for you.
Health and insurance
When travelling on a Monash Abroad approved program, you are automatically covered under the Monash University Student Travel Insurance policy.
Orientation and extra-curricular
Find out about University of Auckalnd's exchange student orientation here.
Tuition fees for this program are waived by the host institution. While on exchange you remain enrolled at Monash and continue to pay fees to Monash University. Find out more here.
Cost of living
One semester abroad will generally cost you approximately AUD$10,000 – $15,000, however this varies depending on destination and your individual living standards.
Find out about Monash Abroad Travel Scholarships here.
Find out about Monash University Travel and Placement Scholarships here.
Australian government funding
Find out about the Overseas Higher Education Loan Program (OS-HELP) here.
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University of Auckland
- Program type: Semester exchange
- City (main)
- Tāmaki Innovation
- Program periods: Semester 1, Semester 2
- Study level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate