POSTGRADUATE GUIDE 2019 - AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND

 
POSTGRADUATE GUIDE 2019 - AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND
POSTGRADUATE
GUIDE
2019

      AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND
POSTGRADUATE GUIDE 2019 - AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND
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                                                                                                                                            AUT creates graduates who are world ready, not just career
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                                                                                 FOR
                                                                                 GLOBAL
                                                                                                                    #                       ready. Curiosity, creativity, connection and collaboration are
                                                                                                                                            the new global currency. That’s why they’re at the core of
                                                                                                                        Fastest growing     our teaching philosophy to ensure our students thrive in
                           UNIVERSITIES                                          RESEARCH                               postgraduate        this world of rapid technological change. We’re proudly and
                                                                                 IMPACT
                                                                                                                        study destination
                           WORLDWIDE                                                                                    in New Zealand      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
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                                                                                                                                            countries our alumni now call home.

  Disclaimer: Although every reasonable effort is made to ensure accuracy, the information in this document is
  provided as a general guide only for students and is subject to change. All students enrolling at AUT should
  consult its official document, the AUT Calendar, which is available online at www.aut.ac.nz/calendar, to ensure
  that they are aware of, and comply with, all regulations, requirements and policies.
  The information contained in this publication was correct at the time of print, August 2018.
POSTGRADUATE GUIDE 2019 - AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND
WELCOME
CONTENTS

                                                                           Welcome message
                                                                           from the Vice-Chancellor

           About AUT         04                                              Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is New Zealand’s
                                                                             fastest growing postgraduate study destination. This is a
                                                                             result of our focus on making our postgraduate experience
                                                                             both world-class and unique.

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                                                                             AUT has a rich institutional history stretching back more
                                  Business &          Communication          than 100 years and has been a university since 2000. We are
           Art & Design           Economics           Studies                contemporary, future thinking and responsive to the needs
                                                                             of our students and the world in which they choose to use
                                                                             their knowledge and expertise.
                                                      Engineering,

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                                                      Computer &             In 2017 AUT had 950 students enrolled in doctoral study
           Creative                                   Mathematical           and capped 122 doctoral graduates at ceremonies during
           Technologies           Education           Sciences               that year. We continue to have one of the largest total
                                                                             postgraduate enrolments of any university in New Zealand.

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                                                                             Providing a challenging, useful and accessible advanced
                                  Hospitality,                               education underpinned by relevant and applied research is
                                  Tourism &           Language               at the core of AUT’s mission to create great graduates. I hope
           Health Sciences        Events              & Culture              this guide helps you explore the opportunities we offer at
                                                                             AUT and decide your next steps. I look forward to welcoming

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                                                                             you to our university.
                                  Māori &
                                  Indigenous                                 Derek McCormack
           Law                    Development         Science                Vice-Chancellor

           Social Sciences
           & Public Policy   69   Sport &
                                  Recreation     73                                                            Te whakatupu i te kōunga, i te mana
                                                                                                               taurite me ngā tikanga matatika, i ngā

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                                                                                                               pūkenga ako, i ngā pūkenga whakaako
                                                                                                               me te āta rangahau hei hāpai i ngā
           Applying to AUT                                                                                     hāpori whānui o te motu, otirā, o te ao.

                                                                                                               To foster excellence, equity and ethics
                                                                                                               in learning, teaching, research and
                                                                                                               scholarship, and in so doing serve our
                                                                                                               regional, national and international
                                                                                                               communities.

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AUT City Campus

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                              150
          OUT OF
                             CHOOSE FROM OVER
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           FOR

  ACADEMIC
  TEACHING                      POSTGRADUATE
                                STUDY OPTIONS

60+ research centres and
                                3+3
                                3 campuses &
 institutes with world-      3 specialist facilities
     class expertise

   9 out of 10 students
 would recommend AUT
                             100,000+
                                   alumni
 as a great place to study

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Ecology research
                                                                                                                 Tracking the health of our environment is
                                                                                                                 more critical than it’s ever been, and AUT
                                                                                                                 researchers are pioneering the use of drones
                                                                                                                 and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to
    INNOVATIVE AND                                                                                               gather this vital data. Our researchers are
                                                                                                                 involved in projects all over New Zealand

    RELEVANT RESEARCH
                                                                                                                 and the world, including in Antarctica, Africa
                                                                                                                 and Australia.

    AUT has more than 60 research centres and               As a postgraduate research student, you could
    institutes delivering leading research – from space     be working alongside our globally renowned
    research to artificial intelligence and robotics, and   academics and be involved in world-leading
    ecology to physical activity and nutrition. AUT         research projects.
    research addresses issues facing the environment
    and society, and our discoveries are widely used.       Here are some examples of AUT’s world-leading
    Our academic staff are at the forefront of their        research. To read more about how our research is
    disciplines, and our researchers are regularly in       shaping the world visit www.aut.ac.nz/research
    the spotlight around the world.

                                                                                                                   Data for decision-making                       Pacific Islands Families Study
                                                                                                                   AUT researchers apply data science to          The Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study has
                                                                                                                   help organisations around the world make       been following 1,398 Pacific children and
                                                                                                                   decisions about the social issues they face.   their parents since the children were born at
                                                                Square Kilometre Array                             One of the key projects our researchers        Middlemore Hospital in South Auckland in
                                                                AUT is leading New Zealand’s contribution          were involved in was the Allegheny Family      the year 2000. Extensive consultation within
                                                                to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project        Screening Tool, which helps social services    Pacific communities has contributed to the
                                                                – the world’s biggest science project to build     providers in the USA make better decisions     development of this multidisciplinary study,
                                                                a giant radio telescope capable of looking         about its services and care for at-risk        and the project is expected to generate
                                                                deep into space – and spearheads the team          children. The project was the subject of an    important information on Pacific child and
                                                                of researchers charged with designing a            article in the New York Times in January.      family health.
                                                                computing system that can process the vast
                                                                quantities of data that will flow from the

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                                                                telescope once it is up and running in 2024.
                                                                                                                                                                           www.aut.ac.nz/research
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LIFE AT AUT
    AUT is a modern and innovative university with endless opportunities and a supportive culture.
    Studying at AUT is your chance to meet new people and develop lifelong skills, while getting the
    support you need to succeed at university and beyond.

    We’re proactive in enabling students to succeed, and our comprehensive student support services
    ensure that you have an amazing experience inside and outside the classroom and are prepared for any
    challenge in front of you.

    Easy to get help                                       the Master of Philosophy and doctoral programmes,
                                                           offer advice on postgraduate policy matters,                                                                Plan your future career
    At AUT, we don’t want anything to get in the           and monitor the progress of research students
    way of you enjoying your student experience            at AUT from the moment they’re admitted to                                                                  The AUT Employability and Careers team helps you
    and achieving your goals. So no matter what the        their programme to the time they complete their                                                             plan in advance for your future career by developing
    problem, the Student Hub is here to help. You can      degree. Each faculty also has dedicated staff to                                                            job search and interview skills, while building your
    find a Student Hub on each of our three campuses       support postgraduate students in all programmes
                                                                                                               Helping you succeed in your studies                     personal brand and networking skills. We also
    and our specialist staff can help with anything        throughout their studies.                           Our library and learning support team offers a wide     support students into AUT Internz, an in-house
    from enrolment and student ID cards to matters                                                             range of services and resources, and there are          agency, that pairs students with paid internships and
    far beyond university like support with visa and                                                           digital resources available to develop your academic    employers looking to recruit AUT graduates.
    immigration matters, StudyLink issues or landlord      A vibrant research culture                          skills. The Library also runs a range of workshops
    challenges.                                                                                                to help you get the most out of your studies and
                                                           We create a wide range of opportunities for
                                                                                                               work smarter, rather than harder. Our extensive peer
                                                                                                                                                                       A launchpad for entrepreneurs
                                                           supervisors and postgraduate research students
                                                                                                               mentoring programme also enables students to            AUT is a great place for aspiring entrepreneurs. If
    Support for postgraduate students                      to collaborate, connect and share ideas through
                                                                                                               learn from others who have already completed the        you want to turn your entrepreneurial ideas into
                                                           workshops, events, doctoral inductions and
    The Graduate Research School provides leadership                                                           same paper.                                             a viable business, you can join our nine-week
                                                           the research students’ peer groups. The annual
    and support services for postgraduate research         Research Symposium and 3 Minute Thesis                                                                      CO.STARTERS@AUT programme or participate
    students and their supervisors at AUT. We provide      competition are among the many events that                                                                  in the X Challenge to compete for a range of cash
    advice and information related to applications for     showcase AUT’s student research culture and
                                                                                                               Budget advice and financial support                     prizes to help you take the next step on your
                                                           celebrate postgraduate student success.             Our specialist Student Hub advisors offer budget        entrepreneurial journey. AUT students and alumni
                                                                                                               and financial planning advice all year. We know         who have a promising idea for a start-up could also
                                                                                                               that sometimes things happen and financial stress       work with AUT Ventures Ltd to bring their ideas to
                                                                                                               can impact your academic success. That’s why we         market. We can help you access commercial funding
                                                                                                               offer financial support that ranges from offering       sources, protect your intellectual property and avoid
                                                                                                               grocery or fuel vouchers, to helping with that          the pitfalls many start-ups face.
                                                                                                               unexpected bill.
                                                                                                                                                                       Gain an edge on the competition
                                                                                                               Free access to digital tools                            The AUT Edge Award is designed to challenge,
                                                                                                               and resources                                           reward and formally acknowledge the ‘C skills’ –
                                                                                                               We offer students all the digital tools needed to       collaboration, co-operation, community, curiosity,
                                                                                                               succeed, including free Wi-Fi on campus, the full       communication and creativity – gained through your
                                                                                                               Office 365 suite for up to five devices and access to   volunteering, leadership and employability activities.
                                                                                                               lynda.com, a world-leading online learning platform.    The award helps prove to employers that you’re
                                                                                                                                                                       more than your qualification and gives you an extra
                                                                                                                                                                       edge in the competitive marketplace.

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Get involved in campus life                             Student ambassadors ready to help
                                                                                                                    Joining a club is a great way to meet like-minded       AUT has more than 200 knowledgeable student
                                                                                                                    people and make lifelong friends outside of             ambassadors that help support events and activities
                                                                                                                    lectures. Choose from a range of student-run social,    across AUT. One of their key roles is to help new
                                                                                                                    sustainability, academic and cultural clubs – a great   students as they settle into their studies.
                                                                                                                    way to meet new people, participate in events and
                                                                                                                    get involved in campus life.
                                                                                                                                                                            We embrace all faiths
                                                                                                                                                                            We take a ‘multifaith’ approach by providing spiritual
                                                                                                                    Success for Māori and                                   support to students from various beliefs. AUT
 Top internships around the world                                                                                   Pacific students                                        encourages understanding, tolerance and harmony,
 New AUT graduates have once-in-a-lifetime                                                                          We’re passionate about the success of our Māori         respecting everyone’s spiritual views.
 opportunities to apply their learning in a global                                                                  and Pacific students. We offer support for Māori
                                                                                                                    students and for our diverse Pacific communities,
 context thanks to the AUT Internz International          Join a gym or sports team                                 both through AUT-wide support services and a            Stay healthy and well
 Scholarship programme. As well as providing a
 chance to intern with amazing employers in a range       AUT is New Zealand’s leading sports university, with      range of specialist services, including whānau          At AUT it’s OK to ask for help. We actively encourage
 of industries, AUT provides scholarships to cover        state-of-the-art sports facilities, on-campus gyms        spaces and fono rooms, and dedicated student            all students to be aware of their own wellness
 US or Canadian visas, return travel, travel and health   and a huge number of sports teams and events. As          support teams who offer advice on both personal         needs – mind, body and spirit. You have access to
 insurance and a stipend to support living expenses.      an AUT student you can participate in a wide variety      and study topics.                                       free or low-cost medical treatment at our full-
 Facebook Creative Shop, Icebreaker, Allbirds,            of sports, from social on-campus games to elite
                                                                                                                                                                            service medical centres, which provide private and
 Lululemon, FCB, Paramount Recording Studios,             international competitions. As a part of University
                                                                                                                                                                            confidential care for a range of issues. We’re also
 Sundance Institute, the Metropolitan Museum              Tertiary Sport (UTSNZ) you may also have the              Join the AUT rainbow community                          committed to helping you build resilience, mental
 of Art and The Smithsonian are among the many            chance to represent AUT against some of the best
                                                                                                                    AUT was the first university to receive the Rainbow     strength and the skills to manage stress. That’s why
 employers welcoming at least one AUT Internz             student athletes in the country.
                                                                                                                    Tick, and remains committed to providing a safe         all students can get free, confidential counselling
 Scholarship recipient each year.                                                                                   and inclusive environment for all students. We          sessions and mental health support. Talk to us about
                                                                                                                    offer services and resources for students who           any topic – study-related or personal – or join a
                                                          Disability student support & resources                    identify with diverse sexual orientations, sex and      support group to help you with specific issues, like
 See the world before you graduate                        If you have an impairment, our Disability Support         gender identities, including a rainbow student room     managing anxiety or going through relationship
 An international student exchange offers an              team can support you to participate as fully as           where you can study and relax, and student groups       difficulties.
 amazing opportunity to study overseas as part of         you can in learning and student life. We work             and networks. We also have a dedicated Rainbow
 your degree. Study for a semester or a year at one       with students before they start at AUT to help            Community Manager, and actively participate in
 of our partner universities around the world, and        identify their specific needs and ensure they’re          many of the rainbow events in Auckland.
 immerse yourself in another culture, make lifelong       set up for success while they’re studying with us.
 friends and get international experience before          AUT is strongly committed to equity of access and
 you graduate.                                            opportunity for students, staff and visitors, and
                                                          supports the principles of Kia Ōrite: Code of Practice
                                                          for an inclusive tertiary environment.
 We speak your language
 Our students come from 150 countries, so we know         Supporting parents
 that sometimes it’s easier to have things explained
 in your native language. That’s why many of our          AUT has childcare centres at the City and the North
 student ambassadors and Student Hub staff are            Campus, providing a safe and happy environment
 multilingual and can clearly explain information         with excellent staff and high-quality facilities. Full-
 if needed. We also have a dedicated AUT Chinese          time students may also qualify for financial support
 Centre, providing pastoral and academic assistance       through our childcare subsidy.
 for Chinese-speaking students.

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ART & DESIGN
 LIFE AT AUT (continued)

 Representing your interests                            Safe and friendly campuses
 The AUT Student Association (AUTSA) exists to          We make sure that our students are — and feel —
 advocate and represent the interests of all students   safe, and our friendly security staff are available day
 attending AUT. The association also publishes          and night to help if you have any concerns.
 the university magazine Debate, and runs social
 activities during Orientation and throughout
 the year.                                              Settling into university life
                                                        AUT helps students transition to university life by
                                                        delivering a wide-ranging orientation programme
 Getting around                                         at the start of each semester. AUT Orientation
 Whether it’s finding your way to campus or             is complemented by a fun social programme.
 getting around between lectures, AUT offers a          Yet Orientation is just one aspect. We also offer
 range of resources to help you navigate your new       activities throughout the semester, designed to
 environment. AUT has shuttle buses that travel         equip all students with the skills to succeed in
                                                                                                                  “One of the highlights in my career so far was receiving
 between campuses (including New Zealand’s first        academic study, get around campus, access student
                                                                                                                   funding to revive and develop the artform of Hiapo,
 electric bus), delivers campus and city tours during   support services and embrace university life.
                                                                                                                    Niue tapa. I’m excited to be on this journey, and
 Orientation, and provides MazeMaps online, a
                                                                                                                     am currently making the tool kits to teach other
 mapping tool designed to help navigate complex
                                                                                                                      members of my family. The highpoints of my
 environments and highlight any obstacles for people
                                                                                                                       studies were the visual arts community at AUT,
 with accessibility needs.
                                                                                                                        having the ability to be flexible within the
                                                                                                                          creative arts and the fact that the photography
                                                                                                                            lab was close by. The environment at AUT is
                                                                                                                             set up to enable students to explore, test
                                                                                                                             and trial, and it’s a very student-focused
                                                                                                                              environment.”

                                                                                                                                      Cora-Allan Wickliffe
                                                                                                                                           Ngāpuhi, Tainui, Alofi/Liku
                                                                                                                                      Artist / Curator and Exhibitions
                                                                                                                                 Manager, Corban Estate Arts Centre
                                                                                                                                                 Master of Visual Arts
                                                                                                                             Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching
                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Visual Arts

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A
     ART & DESIGN
                                        RANKED

                                     TOP 150
                                      WORLDWIDE

AUT’s School of Art and
Design is ranked in the top 150
worldwide in the QS World
University Subject Rankings
2018. Our postgraduate
programmes cover a range of
disciplines and are driven by
an exceptional studio culture
experience. Our world-                Industry-leading
class facilities include three        studios, labs and
galleries, a 3D lab, digital,            technology
photographic and moving
image facilities (including a
motion capture studio), and a
textile and design lab. You’ll
be supervised by our expert
academic staff and have the
chance to work on national
and international projects,
often with real industry clients.
Our programmes balance
creativity, research and               Award-winning,
                                    industry-experienced
conceptual development with             teaching staff
theoretical and professional
studies.

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PROGRAMMES

              POSTGRADUATE STUDY

              Bachelor of Art and Design              Master of Design                        Master of Philosophy
              (Honours)
                                                      This research degree will develop       Focus on a particular area of interest
              Prepare yourself for higher-level       your design expertise and empower       with this research-only master’s
              careers or further study. Includes a    your decision-making. Includes a        degree.
              dissertation.                           thesis or a research project.
                                                                                              Duration    1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
              Duration    1 year F/T only             Pathways:
                                                                                              Campus      City
                                                       • Communication Design
              Campus      City                                                                Starts      Any time
                                                       • Digital Design
              Starts      25 Feb 2019                  • Fashion Design
                                                       • Health and Wellbeing Design
                                                       • Industrial Design                    Doctor of Philosophy
              Postgraduate Certificate                 • Spatial Design
              in Cultural and Creative                 • Strategic Leadership in Design       This degree is undertaken by
              Practice                                 • Textile Design                       research only and leads to advanced
                                                                                              academic and theoretical knowledge
                                                      Duration        1½ years F/T,           in a specialist area.
              Choose from a range of papers, and
                                                                      up to 3 years P/T
              explore ideas and concepts related                                              Duration    3-6 years
              to cultural expression.                 Campus          City
                                                                                              Campus      City
              Duration    ½ year F/T,                 Starts          25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                              Starts      Any time                     “I was looking for a foundation in finance, so I could
                          1-1½ years P/T                                                                                               apply my background in mathematics, modelling and
              Campus      City                        Master of Visual Arts                                                                simulation to this field. I chose the Master of Applied
              Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                                                   Finance because it covered the topics I was
                                                      This interdisciplinary research                                                                interested in and would provide a solid
                                                      degree is for visual art graduates                                                                footing for my career. The applied
              Master of Cultural and                  and creative professionals. Includes                                                               nature of the degree has provided
              Creative Practice                       a thesis.                                                                                           me with knowledge and skills I can
                                                      Duration        1½ years F/T,                                                                        apply immediately to a work setting.
              Mix live projects with coursework                       up to 3 years P/T                                                                     The biggest challenge for me was
              and develop your expertise in
                                                      Campus          City                                                                                  studying while continuing my
              cultural expression. Includes an
              applied research project.               Starts          25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                  professional engineering career.
                                                                                                                                                              Fortunately, the papers were
              Duration    1½ years F/T,                                                                                                                        mainly delivered in the evenings,
                          up to 3 years P/T
                                                      KEY                                                                                                       which enabled me to do both.
              Campus      City                        F/T full-time                                                                                             I would definitely recommend
              Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019       P/T part-time                                                                                             postgraduate study at AUT.”

                                                                                                                                                                         Tom Heywood
                                                                                                                                                                   Analyst – Fixed Income and
                   WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES                                                                                                                          Currency, Sunsuper, Sydney
                   Our creative-led research covers a broad range of art and design disciplines. Cultural practitioners –                                           Master of Applied Finance
                   visual artists, spatial and fashion designers, film makers and more – come together to explore broad
                   notions of art and design at AUT. As an art and design student you have access to our industry-
                   leading studios, labs and services. These include photographic and lighting facilities; motion capture,
                   printmaking and 3D labs; and digital textile machines at our world-class Textile and Design Lab.
                   We’re also the home of the St Paul Street Gallery, a suite of purpose-built galleries and project spaces
                   dedicated to the development of contemporary art and design through an international programme of
                   exhibitions, events, symposia and publications.

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B
      BUSINESS &
      ECONOMICS
                                   Ranked in the top
                                    350 universities
                                     worldwide for
                                       Accounting,
                                   Finance, Business,
                                      Management,
                                     Economics and
The AUT Business School               Econometrics
and School of Economics are
internationally ranked and
accredited, and recognised
for teaching and research that
is transforming business and
society. Our programmes are
designed in collaboration with
business leaders and experts,
and integrate theory with            Transforming
current practice and global          business and
trends. As a business and           society through
                                     our research
economics student you’ll learn
from academic staff who are
known as experts in their field,
and are often involved in high-
profile international research
projects. Our alumni are ready
to challenge routine thinking
and put forward innovative
solutions, and they’re shaping
                                     Fast track your
successful careers all around       career with 1 year
the world.                          master’s degrees

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POSTGRADUATE STUDY
PROGRAMMES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       PROGRAMMES
              Bachelor of Business                    Postgraduate Diploma in                 Master of Philosophy                      Postgraduate Certificate in              Master of Professional                   Postgraduate Diploma in
              (Honours)                               Business                                                                          Business Studies                         Accounting                               Business Management
                                                                                              Focus on a particular area of interest
              Prepare yourself for higher-level       Prepare yourself for further study      with this research-only master’s          Develop a sound foundation in            This professional master’s degree        Ideal for students with a bachelor’s
              careers or further study with this      in a specialisation in the Master of    degree.                                   business studies, covering a range       will equip you with the skills to        degree in any field interested in
              honours degree, which includes a        Business, and develop advanced         Duration       1 year F/T, 2 years P/T     of papers and subjects. Prepares you     change careers and become an             a career in management. Choose
              dissertation.                           level business skills.                                                            for further study.                       accountant.                              from a wide range of management
                                                                                             Campus         City & South                                                                                                  papers.
              Specialisations:                        Duration    1 year F/T, 2 years P/T                                               Duration    4 months F/T,                Duration    16 months F/T,
               • Accounting                                                                  Starts         Any time                                8 months P/T                             3 years P/T                  Duration    8 months F/T,
                                                      Campus      City
               • Business Information Systems                                                                                           Campus      City                         Campus      City                                     16 months P/T
               • Economics                            Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                              Doctor of Philosophy                      Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019          Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019          Campus      City
               • Finance
               • International Business                                                                                                                                                                                   Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
               • Management                           Master of Business                      This degree is undertaken by
               • Marketing                                                                    research only and leads to advanced       Postgraduate Certificate in              Postgraduate Diploma in
               • Sport Leadership and                 Take your career to the next level      academic and theoretical knowledge        Professional Accounting                  Applied Finance                          Master of Business
                 Management                           with this research master’s degree      in a specialist area.                                                                                                       Management
                                                      and research an area of your           Duration       3-6 years                   Ideal for students with a bachelor’s     Develop an understanding of key
              Duration    1 year F/T, 2 years P/T     interest. Includes a thesis.                                                      degree in any field interested in        finance principles and choose from       Gain the skills to become a manager.
              Campus      City                                                               Campus         City & South                a career in accounting. Can lead         a range of papers. Ideal for students    Ideal for students with a bachelor’s
                                                      Specialisations:
                                                                                             Starts         Any time                    to further study in the Master of        with a bachelor’s degree in any field    degree in any field interested in
              Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019        • Accounting
                                                                                                                                        Professional Accounting.                 interested in a career in finance.       management. Includes an applied
                                                       • Business Information Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          project.
                                                       • Economics                                                                      Duration    4 months F/T,                Duration    8 months F/T,
              Postgraduate Certificate in              • Finance                                                                                    8 months P/T                             16 months P/T                Duration    12-16 months F/T,
              Business                                 • International Business                                                         Campus      City                         Campus      City                                     2-4 years P/T
                                                       • Management                                                                                                                                                       Campus      City
              Develop advanced level business          • Marketing                                                                      Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019          Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
              skills, and prepare for further study    • Sport Leadership and                                                                                                                                             Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
              in a specialisation in the Master of       Management
              Business.                                                                                                                 Postgraduate Diploma in                  Master of Applied Finance
                                                      Duration    1½ years F/T,                                                                                                                                           Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                                                                        Professional Accounting
              Duration    ½ year F/T,                             3 years P/T                                                                                                    Select from a range of papers            Global Business
                          1 year P/T                  Campus      City                                                                  Further your understanding               and gain skills for a wide range of
              Campus      City                                                                                                          of accounting from a strategic           financial fields. Ideal for students     Develop an understanding of global
                                                      Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019               KEY
                                                                                                                                        business perspective. Ideal for          with a bachelor’s degree in any field.   business and cross-border activities.
              Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                       F/T full-time     P/T part-time
                                                                                                                                                                                 Includes an applied project.
                                                                                                                                        students with a bachelor’s degree                                                 Ideal for students with a bachelor’s
                                                                                                                                        in any field interested in a career in   Duration    12-16 months F/T,            degree in any field interested in a
                                                                                                                                        accounting.                                          2-4 years P/T                career in international business.
                                                                                                                                        Duration    8 months F/T,                Campus      City                         Duration    8 months F/T,
                                                                                                                                                    16 months P/T                                                                     16 months P/T
                 WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH                                                                                                                                          Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
                                                                                                                                        Campus      City                                                                  Campus      City
                 We believe in high-quality research that addresses important societal challenges. Our world-class                      Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019                                                   Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
                 researchers work in all major disciplines in business and economics, and in our multidisciplinary
                 research centres. At the heart of our research is collaborative engagement with our external stakeholders
                 in business, the professions, government and the community.
                 Our research centres and groups include:
                  • Accounting for Social Impact Research Group             • Centre for Social Data Analytics
                  • Auckland Centre for Financial Research                  • Gender and Diversity Research Group
                  • Centre for Occupational Health and Safety               • New Zealand Work Research Institute
                    Research

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COMMUNICATION STUDIES
PROGRAMMES

              Master of Global Business                  Master of Marketing                     Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                                 Business Administration
              Develop the skills to understand           Ideal for students with a bachelor’s
              global business. Ideal for students        degree in any field interested in       Develop skills to further your
              with a bachelor’s degree in any field.     studying marketing at master’s level.   business career or for further study
              Includes an applied project.               Includes an applied project.            in the MBA. Aimed at aspiring
              Duration    12-16 months F/T,              Duration    12-16 months F/T,           business leaders, with a wide
                          2-4 years P/T                              2-4 years P/T               selection of papers.

              Campus      City                           Campus      City                        Duration    8-12 months F/T,
                                                                                                             16-32 months P/T
              Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019            Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
                                                                                                 Campus      City
                                                                                                 Starts      7 Jan, 4 Mar, 29 Apr, 24
              Postgraduate Diploma in                    Postgraduate Certificate in                         June, 19 Aug & 14 Oct
              Marketing                                  Business Administration                             2019

              Become familiar with key marketing         Gain the skills to further your
              principles. Suitable for students          business career in as little as four    Master of Business
              with a bachelor’s degree in any field      months. Designed for aspiring           Administration
              interested in a career in marketing.       business leaders, and can lead to
                                                         further study in the MBA.               Aimed at aspiring business leaders,      “The first thing I notice every day when I arrive at AUT
              Duration    8 months F/T,                                                          the AUT MBA develops your                is how many people of different races, cultures and
                          16 months P/T                  Duration    4-6 months F/T,             leadership skills and is an invaluable   backgrounds there are; all mingling together. I feel right
              Campus      City                                       8-16 months P/T             tool to further your business career.       at home. Everything you need is provided on campus,
              Starts      4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019            Campus      City                                                                          so make the most of it to make your AUT
                                                                                                 Duration    12-16 months F/T,
                                                         Starts      7 Jan, 4 Mar, 29 Apr, 24                2-4 years P/T                           journey comfortable and enjoyable. There are
                                                                     June, 19 Aug & 14 Oct                                                             so many excellent facilities for students and
                                                                                                 Campus      City
                                                                     2019                                                                                even for students’ families. My partner and
                                                                                                 Starts      7 Jan, 4 Mar, 29 Apr, 24
                                                                                                                                                          my children especially enjoy the comforts
                                                                                                             June, 19 Aug & 14 Oct
                                                                                                             2019                                          of the parents’ room in the library. I can
                                                                                                                                                            have them with me, and they work on
                                                                                                                                                             their homework or watch a DVD until
                                                                                                                                                              I’m done and we go home.”

                                                                                                                                                                   Stephanie Tapungu
                                                                                                                                                                              Papua New Guinea
                                                                                                                                                                  Doctor of Philosophy candidate

                                           “AUT is a great place to study. The academic staff are really committed to
                                            mentoring and collaborating with students, and I appreciate the research
                                            infrastructure to support doctoral students. I have ample resources for
                                            conducting high-quality research in the field of accounting and, most
                                             importantly, I have supportive mentors who have invested in me. With the
                                              high-quality research skills and professional networks I’ve developed
                                              throughout my time at AUT, I feel totally prepared to pursue my career in
                                              academia once I graduate from AUT.”
                                              Tien Nguyen
                                               Vietnam
                                                Doctor of Philosophy candidate

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  COMMUNICATION
     STUDIES
                                   State-of-the-art
                                     radio studio

Ranked in the top 200
worldwide in the QS World
University Subject Rankings
2018, communication
studies at AUT prepares
you for rewarding career
options across many exciting
industries. Our research-active
academic staff are known as        TOP 200
experts in communications          WORLDWIDE
and media studies, and our        for communication
                                   and media studies
industry standard facilities
include well-equipped TV
and radio studios, sound and
editing suites and a live news
media centre. Study with us
and you’ll be equipped for the
next evolution on the media
horizon. It’s one of many
reasons why our alumni are
highly-regarded around the
world and regularly win media       Cutting edge
awards.                              TV studios

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CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
PROGRAMMES

              POSTGRADUATE STUDY

              Bachelor of Communication            Master of                              Master of Philosophy
              Studies (Honours)                    Communication Studies
                                                                                          Focus on a particular area of interest
              Prepare yourself for higher-level    Research an area of your interest in   with this research-only master’s
              careers or further study with this   the field of communication studies.    degree.
              honours degree, which includes a     Your thesis could include a creative   Duration    1 year F/T,
              dissertation.                        component – from a screenplay to                   2 years P/T
                                                   digital media or a PR campaign.
              Duration    1 year F/T,                                                     Campus      City
                          up to 2 years P/T        Duration    1½ years F/T,
                                                               up to 4 years P/T          Starts      Any time
              Campus      City
              Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019    Campus      City
                                                   Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019      Doctor of Philosophy

              Postgraduate Certificate in                                                 This degree is undertaken by
              Communication Studies                Postgraduate Diploma in                research only and leads to advanced
                                                   Brand Communication                    academic and theoretical knowledge
              Explore a range of topics - from                                            in a specialist area.                     “The Green Fairy project – a virtual reality film about
              investigative journalism to          Study brand storytelling, brand co-    Duration    3-6 years                     fairies that light up the inside of traffic lights – is my
              screenwriting, and from digital      creation and the synergy between                                                     master’s degree project. The Green Fairy project
              media to public relations.           brand strategy, brand experience,      Campus      City
                                                                                                                                           has become an important case study because
                                                   brand expression and corporate         Starts      Any time
              Duration    ½ year F/T,
                                                   responsibility.
                                                                                                                                            it’s New Zealand’s first virtual reality movie. The
                          up to 2 years P/T                                                                                                   project has now received funding from the New
              Campus      City                     Duration    1 year F/T,                                                                     Zealand Film Commission to be produced
                                                               up to 3 years P/T                                    KEY                         as a pilot episode for a virtual reality series
              Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                   Campus      City                                                 F/T full-time                with its international release later in 2018,
                                                   Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                P/T part-time                 based on the prototype created at AUT. The
              Postgraduate Diploma in                                                                                                             project has also been growing in the scope
              Communication Studies                                                                                                               of augmented reality (AR), with our new
                                                                                                                                                  interactive animated series designed for AR.
              Select papers that best suit your                                                                                                   With the support of NZ On Air and TVNZ,
              interests or choose a specialised        WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH                                                                     we are releasing The Green Fairy app later
              pathway in which you can develop
                                                       Our world-class researchers have expertise across the field                                in 2018.”
              your creative and professional
              practice.                                of communication studies, including Asia-Pacific media,
              Pathways:                                journalism, media performance, multimodal analysis; online,                                                Alejandro Davila
               • Digital Media                         social and digital media; political economy of communication,                             Virtual Reality Storytelling / VR Producer,
               • Journalism                            popular culture, public relations and radio. We’re committed                                                              Conical Ltd.
               • Public Relations                      to innovative, critical and creative research that advances                                        Master of Creative Technologies
               • Screen Production                     knowledge, serves the community, and helps our students
              Duration    1 year F/T,                  become future leaders in the communication and media industry.
                          up to 3 years P/T            Our research centres include:
              Campus      City                          • Centre for Performance Research
              Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019         • Journalism, Media and Democracy Centre
                                                        • Multimodal Research Centre
                                                        • Pacific Media Centre
                                                        • Popular Culture Research Centre

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     CREATIVE
   TECHNOLOGIES
                                  Entrepreneurial
                                      focused
                                  degree structure

Creative technologies crosses
the boundaries between
creative arts, engineering
and entrepreneurship. At
AUT, you’ll experiment with
things like augmented reality,
robotics, gaming development
tools, e-textiles, electronics
and sound engineering within
                                  Mixed discipline
a collaborative project-based         degree
studio environment. Your
knowledge will be in demand
within a wide range of cutting-
edge industries. The world
is changing fast, and people
with imagination, advanced
technological knowledge and
entrepreneurial skills will be
the ones to shape it.

                                   Access to high-
                                  tech labs network

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EDUCATION
PROGRAMMES

              POSTGRADUATE STUDY

              Bachelor of Creative                     Master of Architecture                       Doctor of Philosophy
              Technologies (Honours)                   (Professional)1
                                                                                                    This degree is undertaken by
              Prepare yourself for higher-level        Focuses on creative, social and              research only and leads to advanced
              careers or further study with this       technological innovation for                 academic and theoretical knowledge
              honours degree, which includes           success in the architectural careers         in a specialist area.
              a research project that can be           of the future.                               Duration   3-6 years
              sponsored by industry.
                                                       Duration      2 years F/T                    Campus     City
              Duration     1 year F/T only
                                                       Campus        City                           Starts     Any time
              Campus       City                        Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019
              Starts       25 Feb 2019

                                                       Master of Philosophy
              Master of Creative
              Technologies                             Focus on a particular area of interest
                                                       with this research-only master’s
              Focused on entrepreneurship and          degree.
              innovation, this degree explores         Duration      1 year F/T,
              the creative potential of emerging                     2 years P/T
              technologies. Includes a research                                                                                            “I’m committed to building success in Tongan
              project, often for industry.             Campus        City                                                                    early childhood education in New Zealand.
              Duration     1½ years F/T,               Starts        Any time                                                                 I already have two master’s degrees, and
                           3 years P/T                                                                                                         doctoral study will support my mission to
                                                                                                                           KEY                   contribute to the body of knowledge for
              Campus       City
                                                                                                                           F/T full-time          our Tongan children to grow up and refer
              Starts       25 Feb 2019                                                                                                             to. I think choosing the right university
                                                       1. New programme, subject to CUAP approval                          P/T part-time
                                                                                                                                                    will enable you to head towards your
                                                                                                                                                     dreams. I found exactly that in AUT.
                                                                                                                                                      For me, doctoral study isn’t a lonely
                                                                                                                                                        journey because we meet up in the
                                                                                                                                                        block courses to share our journey
                                                                                                                                                        and knowledge, and inspire and
                                                                                                                                                       motivate each other.”
                       WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
                       As a postgraduate creative technologies student, you’ll have access to our state-of-the-art labs                                            Jeanne Teisina
                       for your research. Our world-class labs are hubs for sharing expertise and research outcomes,                                  Manager, Akoteu Kato Kakala Early
                       and include the 3D Lab, Mobile Innovation Network Australasia (MINA) Lab, Motion Capture Lab,                                       Childhood Education Centre
                       PIGsty (Play Interactivity and Games) Lab, Sentience Lab and the Textile and Design Lab. Each                                       Doctor of Education student
                       lab has specialist technologies, and expert staff to help you use them. We’re proud of our strong                                           Master of Education
                       partnerships with businesses and the community, and our researchers and postgraduate students                                   Master of Educational Leadership
                       often collaborate with industry organisations on research or other projects.

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      EDUCATION                    TOP 300
                                   WORLDWIDE
                                     for education

Ranked in the top 300
worldwide in the QS World
University Subject Rankings
2018, our education
programmes focus on
preparing you for the
challenges of future-focused
education. At AUT you’ll find     Expert lecturers
all the support, encouragement      in specialist
and inspiration you’ll need           education
to further your career in          disciplines and
                                 education research
education. As a postgraduate
and research student,
you’ll work in collaboration
with academic staff who
are internationally known
as experts in the fields of
pedagogy, education policy,
e-learning and educational
leadership.
                                  Fast track your
                                 degree – one-year
                                 Master of Teaching
                                   and Learning
                                     (Primary)

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POSTGRADUATE STUDY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ENGINEERING, COMPUTER & MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
PROGRAMMES

              Bachelor of Arts (Honours)                   Master of Educational                         Postgraduate Certificate in
                                                           Leadership                                    Higher Education¹
              Prepare yourself for higher-level
              careers or further study with this           Gain the skills to be an outstanding          A set of four papers on teaching and
              honours degree, which includes a             leader in an educational                      learning for those working in higher
              dissertation.                                environment. You have the option              education.
              Specialisation:                              to include a research project.
                                                                                                         Duration    2 years P/T
               • Education                                 Aimed at experienced education
                                                           professionals.                                Campus      North
              Duration          1 year F/T,                                                              Starts      Early Feb & July 2019
                                up to 2 years P/T         Duration       1½ years F/T,
                                                                         4 years P/T
              Campus            North & South
                                                          Campus         North & South                   Postgraduate Diploma in
              Starts            25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                    Higher Education¹
                                                          Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                         A broader perspective of higher
              Postgraduate Certificate in
                                                           Postgraduate Certificate in                   education. Includes practitioner-
              Education                                                                                  based research opportunities.
                                                           Education Practice
              Develop advanced knowledge and                                                             Duration    3-4 years P/T
              critical analysis skills in the field of     Designed for trainers and educators
                                                           in formal or informal settings.               Campus      North
              education through our postgraduate
              level papers.                                Papers focus on your professional             Starts      Early Feb & July 2019        “I’m really passionate about astronomy and was closely
                                                           experience.
                                                                                                                                                  following the research and development of the Square
              Duration          ½ year F/T, 2 years P/T
                                                          Duration       ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T          Master of Philosophy                         Kilometre Array (SKA) project, which AUT is involved
              Campus            North & South                                                                                                               in. It’s one of the biggest radio astronomical
                                                          Campus         North & South
              Starts            25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                    Focus on a particular area of interest               projects in the world, so when I was accepted
                                                          Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019           with this research-only master’s                       into AUT I was super excited, even though I
                                                                                                         degree.
              Master of Education                                                                                                                                also had offers from other universities. One
                                                           Master of Education Practice                  Duration    1 year F/T, 2 years P/T                       of the biggest achievements for me was
              Develop advanced knowledge and                                                                                                                        having the chance to do research in the
                                                           This programme links theory                   Campus      North
              understanding of education, and
                                                           to practice across the field of               Starts      Any time                                        cloud computing field as part of the SKA
              pursue an area of personal interest
              through research.                            education, and is designed for                                                                             project. I enjoyed meeting interesting
                                                           trainers and educators in all                                                                               and like-minded people during my
              Duration          1½ years F/T,              settings. Includes a research project.        Doctor of Philosophy                                           time at AUT, and participated in
                                4 years P/T
                                                          Duration       1½ years F/T,                   This degree is undertaken by                                    many different sports and research
              Campus            North & South                            4 years P/T                     research only and leads to advanced                              projects.”
              Starts            25 Feb & 15 July 2019     Campus         North & South                   academic and theoretical knowledge
                                                          Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                         in a specialist area.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Giri Gonsai
              Postgraduate Certificate in                                                                Duration    3-6 years                                                                       India
              Educational Leadership                       Master of Teaching and                        Campus      North                                                                        Analyst,
                                                           Learning (Primary)                            Starts      Any time                                              Planit Software Testing Pvt Ltd
              Gain the skills for leadership
              roles in the education sector with                                                                                                                                 Postgraduate Diploma in
              this one-semester programme.                 Study this one-year professional                                                                                    Computer and Information
                                                           qualification to become a teacher.            Doctor of Education                                                                     Sciences
              Aimed at experienced education
              professionals.                               Includes a teaching practicum.
                                                                                                         Undertake independent research of
                                                          Duration       1 year F/T only                 an educational topic of relevance
              Duration          ½ year F/T, 2 years P/T
                                                          Campus         North                           to professional practice. Includes
              Campus            North & South                                                            papers and a thesis.
              Starts            25 Feb & 15 July 2019     Starts         14 Jan 2019
                                                                                                         Duration    2 years P/T (coursework
                                                                                                                     – research portfolios),
                                                                                                                     plus 3 years (thesis)
                                                                                                         Campus      North
              KEY
              F/T   full-time      P/T part-time          1. New programme, subject to CUAP approval     Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019

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   ENGINEERING,
    COMPUTER &                     21 internationally
                                  recognised research
   MATHEMATICAL                         centres

     SCIENCES

Study engineering, computing
or mathematical sciences
and play a leading role in
the technological, social
and economic development                  5
                                         OUT OF 5

of the world today. Our
teaching and research staff
are among the best in New            5 out of 5 rated
Zealand and internationally.      ‘Excellent’ for our IT
                                      infrastructure
Our postgraduate computing,
mathematics and engineering
programmes have the
highest standards in student
experience, and our alumni
are highly sought-after by
employers around the world.
With access to outstanding
facilities you’ll be equipped
to make industry-leading            State-of-the-art
discoveries in collaboration          Engineering,
with classmates, research staff      Computer and
                                     Mathematical
and partner organisations.         Sciences building

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POSTGRADUATE STUDY
PROGRAMMES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           PROGRAMMES
              Bachelor of Computer                      Master of Computer and                    Master of Science                         Master of Information                    Master of Engineering                      Master of Philosophy
              and Information Sciences                  Information Sciences                                                                Security and Digital Forensics
              (Honours)                                                                           Within this 180-point programme                                                    Investigate the latest developments        Focus on a particular area of interest
                                                        Explore the latest developments           you’ll undertake a research               This programme addresses the need        in the field of engineering. Includes      with this research-only master’s
              Advance your understanding of the         – from artificial intelligence to         project in an area of computer and        for professionals in the field of the    either a thesis or a research project in   degree.
              latest developments in computer           information systems and software          mathematical sciences, supervised by      security of computer systems and         engineering.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Duration    1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
              and information sciences with this        systems engineering. Includes a           our expert staff.                         networks. Includes a thesis or a         Duration    1-1½ years F/T,
              honours degree, which includes a          thesis or research project.                                                         research project.                                                                   Campus      City & South
                                                                                                  Duration    1-1½ years F/T,                                                                    2-3 years P/T
              dissertation.                             Duration    1½ years F/T,                             3 years P/T                   Duration    1½ years F/T,                                                           Starts      Any time
                                                                                                                                                                                     Campus      City
              Duration        1 year F/T, 2 years P/T               3 years P/T                   Campus      City                                      3 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                                                     Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
              Campus          City                      Campus      City                          Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019         Campus      City                                                                    Doctor of Philosophy
              Starts          25 Feb & 15 July 2019     Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                   Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                     Master of Construction                     This degree is undertaken by
                                                                                                  Master of Science (Research)                                                       Management                                 research only and leads to advanced
              Postgraduate Certificate in               Bachelor of Science (Honours)                                                       Master of Service-Oriented                                                          academic and theoretical knowledge
                                                                                                  During this 240-point programme           Computing                                Further your knowledge of how              in a specialist area.
              Computer and Information
                                                        Prepare yourself for higher-level         you’ll complete a research thesis in an                                            to manage complex construction
              Sciences                                                                            area of computer and mathematical                                                                                             Duration    3-6 years
                                                        careers or further postgraduate study                                               Study the latest trends in practice      projects. Aimed at construction
                                                        with this honours degree, which           sciences under the guidance of            and research, and learn to plan and      professionals.                             Campus      City & South
              Explore the latest thinking and
                                                        includes a dissertation.                  expert staff.                             complete a piece of original research.                                              Starts      Any time
              developments in computer and                                                                                                                                           Duration    1 year F/T, 2-3 years P/T
              information sciences, and choose          Duration    1 year F/T, 2 years P/T       Duration    2 years F/T, 4 years P/T      Includes a research project.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Campus      City
              from a wide range of papers.                                                                                                  Duration    1½ years F/T, 3 years P/T
                                                        Campus      City                          Campus      City
                                                                                                                                                                                     Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
              Duration        ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T    Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019         Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019         Campus      City
              Campus          City                                                                                                          Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
              Starts          25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                                                                                  Master of Engineering Project
                                                        Postgraduate Certificate in               Master of Analytics                                                                Management
                                                                                                                                            Postgraduate Certificate in
                                                        Science
                                                                                                  Develop advanced analytics                Engineering                              Advance your project management
              Postgraduate Diploma in                                                             and database skills as well as an
                                                        Broaden your knowledge of computer                                                                                           skills and further your career as an
              Computer and Information                                                            understanding of the latest theory,       Take your career to the next level
                                                        and mathematical sciences, and select                                                                                        engineering professional.
              Sciences                                  from our wide range of postgraduate       tools and techniques. Includes a          and explore the latest developments
                                                                                                  research project.                         in engineering through our range of      Duration    1 year F/T, 2-3 years P/T
                                                        papers.
              Choose from a variety of papers,                                                                                              postgraduate papers.
                                                                                                  Duration    1½ years F/T,                                                          Campus      City
              and stay up-to-date with the latest       Duration    ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T
              developments in computer and                                                                    3 years P/T                   Duration    ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T       Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                        Campus      City
              information sciences.                                                               Campus      City                          Campus      City
                                                        Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
              Duration        1 year F/T, 2 years P/T                                             Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019         Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                     Master of IT Project
              Campus          City                                                                                                                                                   Management
                                                        Postgraduate Diploma in
              Starts          25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                               Master of Health Informatics              Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                        Science                                                                                                                      Gain the skills to design, implement
                                                                                                                                            Engineering                              and manage software development
                                                        Advance your understanding of             Explore the latest developments in                                                 projects throughout their life cycle.
                                                        computer and mathematical sciences        health informatics and the electronic     Explore the latest trends in
                                                                                                  systems used in patient care. Includes    engineering and advance your             Duration    1 year F/T, 2-3 years P/T
                                                        in as little as one year. Choose from a
                                                        wide range of papers.                     a research project.                       engineering knowledge with our           Campus      City
                                                                                                                                            selection of postgraduate papers.
                                                        Duration    1 year F/T, 2 years P/T       Duration    1½ years F/T,                                                          Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                              3 years P/T                   Duration    1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
                                                        Campus      City
                                                                                                  Campus      City & South                  Campus      City
                                                        Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                  Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019         Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019

              KEY
              F/T full-time          P/T part-time

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WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH
     Research is our strength, and we have a strong focus on research in collaboration with
     our many industry partners. Our research expertise ranges from artificial intelligence to
     astronomy, and from robotics and mechatronics to power and energy engineering. As a
     postgraduate student, you’ll learn from globally renowned academic staff and have access
     to our world-class research institutes and facilities.
     Our research centres, groups and initiatives include:
     • Additive Manufacturing Research                •   Centre for Robotics and Vision
       Centre                                         •   Centre for Signals and Systems
     • Artificial Intelligence Initiative             •   Data Science Research Group
     • AUT Radiofrequency Identification              •   Disaster eHealth Community of Interest
       Applications Laboratory                        •   Engineering Research Institute
     • BioDesign Lab                                  •   High Performance Computing Research
     • Built Environment Engineering                      Laboratory
     • Centre for Adaptive Pattern Recognition        •   Industrial Information and Control
     • Centre for Advanced Manufacturing                  Centre
       Technology                                     •   Institute of Biomedical Technologies
     • Centre for Artificial Intelligence             •   Institute for Radio Astronomy and Space
       Research                                           Research
     • Centre for Bioinformatics                      •   Knowledge Engineering and Discovery            “I’ve spent more of my adult years at AUT than away
     • Centre for Data Mining and Decision                Research Institute                                from it. Apart from the sense that AUT is my ‘academic
       Support Systems                                •   Mathematical Sciences Research Group                home’, I appreciate that AUT is a contemporary
     • Centre for Energy and Power                    •   Network and Security Research Group                  university and is adaptable to the changing world.
       Engineering                                    •   Science, Technology, Engineering and                 I want to make a significant contribution to the
     • Centre for Kode Technology Innovation              Mathematics Tertiary Education Centre                 area of Māori health, and doctoral study was a
     • Centre for Neuroinformations and               •   Software Engineering Research                         natural progression from my previous study. My
       Neurocomputer                                      Laboratory                                            research is supervised by Dr Isaac Warbrick, the
     • Centre for Novel Methods of                    •   Statistical Consultancy Centre                       co-director of Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori
       Computational Intelligence                     •   Telemetrics Research Centre                          Health Research. I have a lot of respect for his
                                                                                                               work and his ambition for the direction of Māori
                                                                                                                health research at AUT.”

                                                                                                                                         Deborah Heke
                                                                                                                                            Ngāpuhi, Te Arawa
                                                                                                                                Doctor of Philosophy candidate
                                                                                                                                      Master of Health Science
                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Health Science
              “We’ve developed a wearable device that gives you real-time and actionable feedback
               when you’re lifting weights. Avice uses a novel, patent-pending sensor technology
               that has been proven to detect muscle performance failure, in real time. Our idea
               has already won a number of awards and received funding from AUT, Callaghan
              Innovation and KiwiNet. I’ve always wanted to be part of a start-up company, and
                I appreciate how AUT supports start-ups and entrepreneurs. Postgraduate study
                    was a whole new level for me and at times quite stressful, but it was so worth it.
                       It pushed me to self-manage, set my own goals, manage my time and helped
                          prepare me for setting up Avice.”
                          Parn Jones
                           Director, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, Avice
                            Master of Engineering with First Class Honours
                             Bachelor of Engineering Technology

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POSTGRADUATE STUDY
PROGRAMMES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PROGRAMMES
              Bachelor of Health Science                 Postgraduate Diploma                          Master of Health Practice              Postgraduate Diploma in                 Postgraduate Diploma in                Master of Public Health
              (Honours)                                  in Registered Nurse                                                                  Counselling Psychology                  Emergency Management
                                                         Prescribing                                   Ideal for health professionals who                                                                                    Gain the skills to contribute to
              Prepare yourself for higher-level                                                        want to extend their practical         Gain the skills for a career as a       Further your understanding of          public health management and
              careers or further study with this         Relevant for registered nurses                knowledge and further their career.    counselling psychologist, and           issues related to emergency and        policy, disease control and health
              honours degree, which includes a           working in primary health and                 Includes a practice project.           work towards registration as a          disaster management, and choose        promotion. Includes a thesis or
              dissertation.                              specialty teams where registered              Specialisations:                       psychologist. Follows on from           from a wide range of papers.           dissertation.
                                                         nurse prescribing could safely                • Acupuncture N                        the Master of Health Science in                                                Duration       2 years F/T,
              Duration     1 year F/T, 3 years P/T                                                                                                                                    Duration    1 year F/T,
                                                         improve access to healthcare.                 • Child Health N S                     Psychology.                                                                                   up to 5 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                                                                  up to 3 years P/T
              Campus       North                                                                       • Māori Health N
                                                         Duration      1 year F/T, 3 years P/T                                                Duration    1 year F/T only             Campus      South                      Campus         South
              Starts       25 Feb 2019                                                                 • Mental Health and Addictions N
                                                         Campus        North                           • Midwifery S                          Campus      North                       Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019      Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                         Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019           • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy N      Starts      25 Feb 2019
              Postgraduate Certificate in                                                              • Nursing N
              Health Science                                                                           • Paramedicine S                                                               Master of Emergency                    Master of Philosophy
                                                         Postgraduate Diploma in                       • Podiatry N                           Postgraduate Diploma in                 Management
              Gain advanced knowledge and                Health Science                                • Psychotherapy Practice N             Rehabilitation Psychology                                                      Focus on a particular area of interest
              critical analysis skills in the field of                                                 • Rehabilitation N                                                             Develop the skills to play a leading   with this research-only master’s
              health sciences. Choose from a wide        Gain advanced knowledge and                   • Violence and Trauma Studies N        Develop skills to work with people      role in the field of emergency and     degree.
              range of papers.                           critical analysis skills in the field         Duration    1½ years F/T,              recovering from illness or injury,      disaster management. Includes a        Duration       1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
              Specialisations:                           of health sciences. Select from our                       up to 4 years P/T          and work towards registration as        dissertation or a practice project.
                                                                                                                                              a psychologist. Follows on from                                                Campus         North & South
              • Acupuncture N                            wide range of papers.                                                                                                        Duration    1½ years F/T,
                                                                                                       Campus      North & South              the Master of Health Science in                                                Starts         Any time
              • Advanced Psychotherapy Practice N        Specialisations:                                                                                                                         4 years P/T
              • Child Health N S                         • Acupuncture N                               Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019      Psychology.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Campus      South
              • Critical Care Paramedicine S             • Advanced Nursing Practice N                                                        Duration    1 year F/T only
              • Health Care Ethics S                     • Advanced Psychotherapy Practice N                                                                                          Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019      Doctor of Philosophy
              • Health Professional Education N          • Child Health N S                            Master of Health Science               Campus      North
              • Leadership and Management N              • Health Care Ethics S                                                               Starts      25 Feb 2019                                                        This degree is undertaken by
              • Māori Health N                           • Health Professional Education N             Further your knowledge and advance                                             Postgraduate Certificate in            research only and leads to advanced
              • Mental Health and Addictions N           • Leadership and Management N                 your career through research in                                                Public Health                          academic and theoretical knowledge
              • Midwifery S                              • Māori Health N                              an area of your interest. Includes a   Master of Psychotherapy                                                        in a specialist area.
              • MindBody Healthcare N                    • Mental Health and Addictions N              thesis.                                                                        Choose from a wide range of            Duration       3-6 years
              • Older Adult: Health & Wellness N         • Midwifery S                                 Specialisations:                       This programme is for beginning         papers related to public health
              • Physical Activity and Nutrition S                                                                                                                                     management and policy, disease         Campus         North & South
                                                         • MindBody Healthcare N                       • Advanced Nursing Practice            psychotherapists or students who
              • Podiatry N                               • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy N             • MindBody Healthcare                  want to become psychotherapists.        control and health promotion.          Starts         Any time
              • Rehabilitation N                         • Older Adult: Health & Wellness N            • Podiatry                             Duration    2 years F/T,                Duration    ½ year F/T,
              • Resuscitation S                          • Paramedicine S                              • Psychology                                       up to 4 years P/T                       up to 2 years P/T
              • Violence and Trauma Studies N            • Physical Activity and Nutrition S                                                                                                                                 Doctor of Health Science
                                                         • Podiatry N                                  Duration    2 years F/T,               Campus      North                       Campus      South
              Duration     ½ year F/T,
                                                         • Rehabilitation N                                        up to 5 years P/T          Starts      25 Feb 2019                 Starts      25 Feb 2019                Enables health professionals to
                           up to 2 years P/T
                                                         • Violence and Trauma Studies N               Campus      North                                                                                                     pursue research that is directly
              Campus       North & South                                                                                                                                                                                     relevant to their workplace. Includes
                                                         Duration      1 year F/T,                     Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                                     papers and a thesis.
              Starts       25 Feb & 15 July 2019                       up to 3 years P/T                                                      Postgraduate Certificate in             Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                                                                              Emergency Management                    Public Health                          Duration       3½ years F/T,
                                                         Campus        North & South
                                                                                                       Master of Nursing Science¹                                                                                                           6 years P/T
              Postgraduate Certificate in                Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                  Study papers related to disaster        Build your understanding of key
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Campus         North (some papers at
              Advanced Nursing Practice                                                                Offers bachelor’s degree graduates     resilience, risk reduction, emergency   elements of public health, with an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the South Campus or
                                                                                                       the opportunity to qualify as          risk communication, response and        emphasis on community health and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            AUT Millennium)
              Develop a specialty nursing area and                                                     a registered nurse through a           leadership in emergency.                development.
              further your knowledge, skills and                                                                                                                                                                             Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                       conversion master’s degree.            Duration    ½ year F/T,                 Duration    1 year F/T,
              practice with our range of advanced
                                                                                                                                                          up to 2 years P/T                       up to 3 years P/T
              nursing papers.                                                                          Duration    1½ years F/T only
                                                                                                                                              Campus      South                       Campus      South                               KEY
              Duration     ½ year F/T,                                                                 Campus      South                                                                                                                C   City Campus     F/T full-time
                           up to 2 years P/T                                                                                                  Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019       Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                       Starts      4 Feb 2019 (TBC)                                                                                                     N   North Campus    P/T part-time
                                                          1. New programme, subject to CUAP approval
              Campus       North                                                                                                                                                                                                        S   South Campus

              Starts       25 Feb & 15 July 2019

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