IN AUSTRALASIA
                            IN THE WORLD
                                                                                                                            AUT creates graduates who are world ready,
                                                                                                                            not just career ready. Curiosity, creativity,

                                                                            OUT OF
                                                                                                                            connection and collaboration are the new
                                                                                                                            global currency. That’s why they’re at the
                                                                              5                                             core of our teaching philosophy to ensure
                                                                                                                            our students thrive in this world of rapid

                                                                 ACADEMIC                                                   technological change. We’re proudly and
                                                                 TEACHING                                                   uniquely Kiwi with a firmly global perspective.
                                                                                                                            That’s the outlook and ambition we give our
                                                                                                           TOP              students, whether they choose to go on
                                                                                                                            to live in New Zealand or the 80 different
                                                                                                            RATED           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, to ensure
that they are aware of, and comply with, all regulations, requirements and policies.
The information contained in this prospectus was correct at the time of print, May 2018.
Welcome to Auckland
                                                                  University of Technology.

About AUT         04                                                More than 29,000 students from 150 countries study at AUT
                                                                    across our three campuses in Auckland’s central business
                                                                    district, on the North Shore and in Manukau, making us one
                                                                    of the largest universities in New Zealand.

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                                                                    AUT is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world and
                       Business &          Colab: Creative          15th in the world for international outlook. 15 of our subject
Art & Design           Economics           Technologies             areas are world-ranked and we are rated a 5-star university
                                                                    by rankings agency QS.

                                           Engineering,             At AUT we aim to provide our students with exceptional

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                                           Computer &               learning experiences that combine the best of digital
Communication                              Mathematical             resources and technologies with the best teaching
Studies                Education           Sciences                 techniques and practice. Our students learn in an engaging
                                                                    environment which encourages them to participate and
                                                                    develop their own opinions, to challenge and be challenged,

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                                                                    and to gain knowledge and learn how to apply it in real
                                                                    situations. Students are connected to industry and business
                       Tourism &           Language
                                                                    through work placements, internships and entrepreneurial
Health Sciences        Events              & Culture
                                                                    programmes, and engage with our communities through
                                                                    volunteering and leadership initiatives.

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                       Māori &                                      AUT has more than 950 doctoral students and more than 60
                       Indigenous                                   research institutes and centres. We undertake international
Law                    Development         Science                  research in biotechnology, epidemiology, addictions and
                                                                    rehabilitation, astronomy, artificial intelligence, big data,
                                                                    human nutrition and metabolism, communications and

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                                                                    economics, amongst others, and have award-winning
Social Sciences        Sport &                                      academics in these fields.
& Public Policy        Recreation
                                                                    I hope this prospectus provides you with some useful
                                                                    information about AUT. I look forward to welcoming you to

                                                                    our university.

                                                                    Derek McCormack
Applying to AUT                                                     Vice-Chancellor
AUT City Campus

                             CHOOSE FROM OVER

      3 campuses &
   3 specialist facilities
                             COURSES OF STUDY

60+ research centres and
 institutes with world-
     class expertise

   9 out of 10 students
 would recommend AUT
 as a great place to study
Students at AUT City Campus
                              “While I was at AUT, I was part of the drama club and the debating
                              club, went on a student exchange to Denmark, was a finalist at AUT’s
                              entrepreneurship competition together with my brother, and I also
                              got to attend the Kea World Class New Zealand Awards. All of these
                              events meant I got to meet some awesome and inspiring people.”
                              Michael Lough
                              Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Communication Studies conjoint

                              “I think that AUT recognises the changing needs of employers and is
                              preparing its students for that. One example of this is the AUT Edge
                              Award, which enables students to develop the C skills that are highly
                              sought after by employers – collaboration, co-operation, community,
                              curiosity, communication and creativity. This ensures that AUT
                              graduates are well-rounded when they finish university.”
                              Amritpal Kaur
                              Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechatronics Engineering

                              “I earned an internationally ranked degree, worked with professional
                              athletes, learned from some of the most prestigious professors in the
                              world, travelled and lived in a new country that’s rich in culture and
                              heritage, and met some of the greatest friends that I could ask for.
                              Most people only ever dream of these things, but I got to live them
                              thanks to AUT.”
                              Scott R Brown
                              Doctor of Philosophy - Sport and Recreation

                              “Coming to AUT from little old Hawke’s Bay, at first I was afraid that
                              starting my new journey in a different city would be overwhelming.
                              But everyone was extremely welcoming and I quickly became
                              involved in all the activities on offer.”
                              Brooke Hurndell
                              Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa
                              Bachelor of Communication Studies in Public Relations

                              “Studying at AUT is the best choice I ever made, and I would definitely
                              recommend the Master of Engineering. It’s a great choice for Chinese
                              students. I also love that AUT has a Chinese Centre to support
                              Chinese-speaking students, as well as language courses for students
                              with lower IELTS grades.”
                              Xiaoyue (Eviv) Hu
                              Master of Engineering

                              “AUT seemed like the place that would help me if I needed it,
                              without me even having to ask. For someone who was travelling
                              almost 12,000 kilometres to a new home, this was a strong form of
                              reassurance. The staff at AUT are absolutely phenomenal, and every
                              paper I took was backed up by support from the library, academic
                              counsellors and the various workshops offered.”
                              Sagorika Datta
                              Master of Computer and Information Sciences
Tracking the health of our            Drones are also vastly more
environment is more critical          efficient.
than it’s ever been, and AUT
                                      “In a single day one of our UAV
researchers are pioneering the
                                      teams can map 100 hectares,
use of drones and unmanned
                                      collecting thousands of images
aerial vehicles (UAVs) to gather
                                      and invaluable data. Before we
this vital data.
                                      started using UAVs that same
Geospatial scientist and AUT          area could have taken a month
Associate Professor Dr Barbara        to survey, or it might have just
Bollard says she and her team         been deemed too hard or too
are using new and developing          expensive.”
technologies to answer
                                      Barbara and her team are involved
longstanding conservation
                                      in projects all over New Zealand
                                      and the world. In Antarctica AUT
“The use of drones in                 researchers have used UAVs to
conservation and ecological           collect a world-first, high-quality
research is a game changer.           data set so they can monitor
                                      changes in the environment in the
“We can use drones to map
critical habitats, monitor invasive
and threatened species, look at       In Africa they have been part of
coastal and marine ecosystems         a project mapping threatened
and record the distribution and       desert ecosystems and in Australia
abundance of marine mammals           they are working with indigenous
for spatial conservation planning.”   Australian communities to map
                                      their native title lands and build a
For ecologists, drones and UAVs
                                      catalogue of sacred sites.
have several important advantages
over other data-gathering             And now AUT researchers are
methods.                              adding extra layers of innovation.
                                      Having further developed their
“These are ‘zero-harm’ research
                                      UAV fleet, they are returning
tools. We’re often trying to
                                      to Antarctica to map several
survey remote and vulnerable
                                      Antarctic Specially Protected
ecosystems, and by employing
                                      Areas (ASPAs), with bespoke
drones we can access and map
                                      technology and all new capability.
these environments much more
                                      They are also using some of the
easily without putting any extra
                                      drone-captured data from their
stress on the habitats we are
                                      various conservation research
                                      projects to create virtual reality
                                      (VR) experiences.
Anyone with visions of                Beyond the creative support and
postgraduate students shut            technology he had access to
away in offices, writing lengthy      during his studies, Alejandro says
dissertations for a readership        AUT really cultivated his business
of one, should talk to Master of      skills.
Creative Technologies alumnus
                                      Through the University’s
Alejandro Davila.
                                      CO.STARTERS programme,
Alejandro’s postgraduate project,     Alejandro was able to develop a
The Green Fairy, saw him create       business model to wrap around
New Zealand’s first virtual reality   his Green Fairy prototype, which
(VR) movie and attract funding        was already attracting commercial
from the New Zealand Film             interest following the trial of his
Commission and NZ on Air for an       VR film at Auckland Libraries,
augmented reality (AR) animated       Motat and Westfield malls around
series.                               New Zealand.
As for his postgraduate ‘office’,     “CO.STARTERS helped me
at AUT most of Alejandro’s time       understand that the prototype I
was spent at Colab, a collaborative   built at Colab, the first of its kind
teaching and learning space           in New Zealand, was the perfect
where design and creative             tool to demonstrate our team’s
technologies researchers,             capabilities to corporate clients.
students and creative partners can
                                      “I was able to create a business
innovate together.
                                      model around this and learn how
“Colab provided a very open           to package it in a way that helped
environment to collaborate on         me build a customer profile for my
my project. I loved being able to     target audience.”
access the motion capture room
                                      With his business plan in place,
to experiment as much as I wanted
                                      Alejandro brought together
for my project.
                                      a team of AUT graduates and
“I was exposed to an environment      formed his own company,
where students around me were         CONICAL Interactive Studios,
also working on innovating            which has multiple projects in
cutting-edge technology, which        the pipeline including a TVNZ-
kept me on my toes, wanting to        distribution deal for the Green
take things further.”                 Fairy AR animated series and an
                                      AR children’s book.
Deciding what you want to do for      also taught a lot about creative
a career can seem like a daunting     thinking processes, which has
task but for Simon Waters it          been really valuable.”
all clicked when he chose to
                                      Through the degree Simon
study the Bachelor of Creative
                                      discovered his interest in
                                      computing and coding and
“When I was looking at my study       teamed up with another student to
options after school I knew I         create a ‘heads-up display’ helmet
wanted to do something within         attachment for motorcyclists.
the realm of technology, but
                                      It allows riders to see their speed,
beyond that it was a bit of a
                                      distance and navigation details
mystery. When I came across
                                      in an unobtrusive display in the
AUT’s creative technologies
                                      periphery of their vision – without
degree it appealed because it let
                                      taking their eyes off the road.
you explore different areas.”
                                      After further development, the
Instead of lectures and
                                      heads-up display now features a
classrooms, students on the
                                      novel application of augmented
Bachelor of Creative Technologies
                                      reality and is one part of the
programme spend most of their
                                      technology driving Kiwi start-up
time working on a series of
                                      company REYEDR, which was
different studio-based projects
                                      named as a finalist in the 2017 NZ
with input from AUT staff and
                                      Innovation Awards and winner of
industry partners.
                                      Display Component of the Year in
“You’re introduced to all these       the US SID Awards.
different disciplines and then you
                                      Since graduating in 2015, Simon
work towards your own projects.
                                      has balanced full-time work with
Some people do film, some do
                                      his role as creative & community
music, some do web apps, some
                                      manager for REYEDR.
people do robotics and gaming,
and each person sort of finds their   “We’ve now got our second
own way.                              prototype ready and we’ve got all
                                      the manufacturers lined up and
“I’ve always been more of a
                                      ready to produce our first saleable
practical, hands-on learner, so the
                                      product. We’re expecting to
degree’s studio-based projects
                                      launch our product later this year.”
were perfect for me. We were
A massive, global scientific project   Andrew says these challenges
is underway to build a giant radio     come with massive opportunities
telescope capable of looking           for AUT and its students.
deep into space and answering
                                       “We’re working with incredibly
important questions about the
                                       talented people from around
origins of the universe. And AUT
                                       the world and we’re getting
has a critical role in this project.
                                       input from industry and big
AUT is leading New Zealand’s           multinationals who recognise the
contribution to the Square             importance of the project.”
Kilometre Array (SKA) project
                                       Master of Computer and
and spearheads the team of
                                       Information Sciences student
researchers charged with
                                       Adam Campbell has been able
designing a computing system
                                       to work alongside Andrew and
that can process the vast
                                       the wider SKA team at AUT
quantities of data that will flow
                                       and his thesis research could
from the telescope once it is up
                                       end up delivering improved
and running in 2024.
                                       data processing for the SKA
Dr Andrew Ensor, director              computing.
of AUT’s High Performance
                                       “The algorithm I’m working on
Computing Research Lab and
                                       could improve the speed and
director of the NZ SKA Alliance,
                                       precision of part of the SKA
says to process the volume of
                                       imaging pipeline and it could
data produced by the telescope
                                       also reduce the amount of power
(which will actually be thousands
                                       required for that part of the
of dishes with a collective area
                                       process,” Adam says.
of one square kilometre) his
team needs to design a system          “When I came to AUT I never
that is four to five times more        imagined that I would have an
powerful than the world’s best         opportunity to contribute to the
supercomputers right now. And          world’s largest science project.
the system needs to be capable of      It’s an honour and I would love to
running 24-7.                          see my work benefit the SKA and
                                       future research in this area.”
“This is the biggest big data
project in the world and it brings
with it a lot of challenges that
have to be solved.”
Graduating with a Bachelor of         “We want to help women feel
Business majoring in International    confident and empowered in their
Business and Marketing is             own skin.”
impressive, but leaving university
                                      Aside from the knowledge
having founded your own
                                      and skills she gained from her
company is even more satisfying.
                                      studies, Kamya says AUT helped
AUT alumna Kamya Ghose                her get her business off the
paired her own difficult life         ground by giving her access to
experiences with insights from her    the CO.STARTERS programme
degree to create Queen Zaria, a       for aspiring entrepreneurs and
company that develops attractive      the AUT Venture Fund Kickstart
mastectomy bras for cancer            Competition.
patients and those in recovery.
                                      “Through CO.STARTERS I learned
Kamya was shocked when she was        about all aspects of starting and
diagnosed with a type of breast       running a business and I was
cancer at just 23 years of age. To    challenged to think about what
beat the cancer she underwent a       would and wouldn’t work for my
mastectomy, but she says coming       business.
to terms with losing a breast was
                                      “My AUT lecturers have also been
made much harder by the lack of
                                      incredibly supportive throughout
lingerie options available to her
                                      the whole process.”
after surgery.
                                      Queen Zaria has completed its
“When I went lingerie shopping
                                      first pre-production run with
there was nothing available for
                                      its Chinese manufacturer and is
someone like me who wanted to
                                      waiting for the second sample.
feel feminine and needed a bra
that could hold a prosthesis,” she    “We’re discussing opportunities to
says.                                 make our brand widely available
                                      in different parts of the world,”
“Feeling good about yourself
                                      Kamya says.
again is a really important part of
recovery. Wearing nice lingerie
is part of that. With Queen Zaria,
we’re aiming to produce not just
a product but also a feeling.”
After completing her Master of         “Older adults are still able to
Science at Canada’s McMaster           increase their strength, bone
University, one of the reasons PhD     density, muscle mass, functional
candidate Ashley Gluchowski was        capacity and decrease their fasting
drawn to AUT for her doctoral          plasma glucose, insulin, bad
studies was the knowledge she          cholesterol and inflammation as
could tap into the expertise and       they age.”
world-class sports training and
                                       For Ashley the greatest sense of
performance equipment at AUT
                                       achievement has come from being
                                       able to use her research findings
It’s a decision that has paid off.     to make a difference.
Being based at AUT Millennium
                                       “As a result of my research, I
has given her access to incredible
                                       founded the Active Ageing Clinic
facilities which have underpinned
                                       at AUT Millennium, a twice-
her research on the effects of
                                       weekly strength and conditioning
eccentric strength training in
                                       session that puts our research
older adults.
                                       findings into immediate action.”
“The facilities at AUT Millennium
                                       Aside from offering access to
are first class. The strength and
                                       world-class facilities, Ashley says
conditioning laboratory has
                                       being based at AUT Millennium
everything I need to carry out
                                       meant she was surrounded
quality research, whether it be
                                       by like-minded researchers
clinical or practical in nature. Our
                                       and motivated by the staff and
participants love the dedicated
                                       students who were collecting their
space, which has contributed
                                       own unique research data on a
to their commitment to the
                                       daily basis.
programme over the course of my
research.”                             “AUT really supports you to
                                       research what you’re interested in.
Ashley’s research has already
                                       The interconnected community
yielded impressive results,
                                       of researchers at AUT Millennium
showing that older adults not only
                                       translates into networks that make
tolerate, but thrive on heavy load
                                       almost everyone accessible.”
resistance training.
For students to successfully learn     The new Engineering, Technology
and innovate they need the right       and Design precinct has
environment. AUT is committed to       employed sustainable design and
providing teaching and learning        construction practices and the
spaces that cultivate collaboration,   12-storey building at its centre
research and innovation.               has been developed so it can be
                                       used as an education tool, with
Each time AUT develops new or
                                       glass walls for the plantrooms
existing facilities on one of its
                                       and exposed building services
three campuses in Auckland – the
                                       and structural connections for
City, North and South Campus
                                       students to study. The building
– the focus is on delivering
                                       also includes a ground-source
contemporary, adaptable spaces
                                       heat recovery system to heat and
that encourage students and
                                       cool spaces.
researchers from different
disciplines to come together.          Preparing students to take
                                       advantage of future opportunities
AUT’s success in creating
                                       also means putting the right
transformational educational
                                       technology in their hands.
spaces has been recognised with a
five-star ranking for teaching and     AUT’s specialist facilities ensure
facilities, awarded by the world       students have access to the latest
university rankings organisation       industry-leading technology,
QS. The South Campus’ newest           including New Zealand’s only
building, Mana Hauora, netted          radio astronomy observatory, the
the university three awards at the     country’s most advanced additive
NZIA Auckland Regional Awards          manufacturing centre with state-
and an excellence at the 2017          of-the-art equipment capable of
Property Council Awards, and           3D printing in plastics and metals,
firmly established its reputation      top quality video and motion
as an innovative teaching and          capture studios, a hi-tech textile
learning space.                        design laboratory, and world-
                                       class health research and high
One of AUT’s current projects
                                       performance equipment.
also speaks to its overarching
philosophy of building flexible,
future-proofed teaching and
learning spaces.
Plan your future career                                         See the world before you graduate
The AUT Employability and Careers team helps                    An international student exchange offers an
you plan in advance for your future career by                   amazing opportunity to study overseas as part of
developing job search and interview skills, while               your degree. Study for a semester or a year at one
building your personal brand and networking                     of our partner universities around the world, and
skills. We also support students into AUT Internz,              immerse yourself in another culture, make lifelong
an in-house agency, that pairs students with paid               friends and get international experience before
internships and employers looking to recruit AUT                you graduate.

A launchpad for entrepreneurs                                   Gain an edge on the competition
At AUT, the best place for aspiring entrepreneurs is            The AUT Edge Award is designed to challenge,
CO.STARTERS@AUT. This nine-week programme                       reward and formally acknowledge the ‘C skills’ –
helps you turn your entrepreneurial ideas into a                collaboration, co-operation, community, curiosity,
viable business.                                                communication and creativity – gained through
                                                                your volunteering, leadership and employability
                                                                activities. The award helps prove to employers that
                                                                you’re more than your qualification and gives you
                                                                an extra edge in the competitive marketplace.

                                                                                                                      EMPLOYER COMMENTS
New AUT graduates have once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to apply their learning in a global context thanks to the
AUT Internz International Scholarship programme. As well as providing a chance to intern with amazing employers
in a range of industries, AUT provides scholarships to cover US or Canadian visas, return travel, travel and health   “Ngahuia brings a really important        “It has been very exciting for          “Your programme must be terrific
insurance and a stipend to support living expenses.                                                                   level of knowledge and expertise          Sundance Institute to host Toiroa.      because these guys have really
                                                                                                                      because we are caring for collections     I hope that his legacy at Sundance      contributed in a huge way with great
Facebook Creative Shop, Icebreaker, Allbirds, Lululemon, FCB, Paramount Recording Studios, Sundance Institute,        from the Pacific. So she’s navigating     Institute will set a new standard for   ideas, great insight and fun energy.”
the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Smithsonian are among the many employers welcoming at least one AUT            a very important line which is to help    interns in our organisation because
Internz Scholarship recipient each year.                                                                                                                                                                Karin Osanger-Birch, Chief Creative
                                                                                                                      the public who visit these galleries to   he came to Sundance with such a
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Officer, FCB West, San Francisco
                                                                                                                      understand that these collections are     strong cultural perspective that fed
                                                                                                                      more than just objects.”                  into the larger organisation.”

AUT Internz scholarships are only open to NZ citizens                                                                 Dr Maia Nuku, Associate Curator           Bird Runningwater, Director, Native
                                                                                                                      for Oceanic Art, The Metropolitan         American and Indigenous Program,
                                                                                                                      Museum of Art, New York                   Sundance Institute, Los Angeles
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                                              Settling into university life                               We speak your language
At AUT, we don’t want anything to get in the way of you       Studying at university can be quite an adjustment. That’s   Our students come from 150 countries, so we know
enjoying your student experience and achieving your           why AUT helps new students transition to university life    that sometimes it’s easier to have things explained in
goals. So no matter what the problem, the Student Hub         by delivering a wide-ranging orientation programme          your native language. That’s why many of our student
is here to help. You can find a Student Hub on each of        at the start of each semester. AUT Orientation is           ambassadors and Student Hub staff are multilingual and
our three campuses and our specialist staff can help          complemented by a fun social programme to help you          can clearly explain information if needed. We also have       Get involved in campus life
with anything from enrolment and student ID cards to          meet new friends and celebrate the exciting new journey     a dedicated AUT Chinese Centre, providing pastoral and
matters far beyond university like support with visa          you’re on. Yet Orientation is just one aspect. We also                                                                    Joining a club is a great way to meet like-minded people
                                                                                                                          academic assistance for Chinese-speaking students.
and immigration matters, StudyLink issues or landlord         offer activities throughout the semester, designed to                                                                     and make lifelong friends outside of lectures. Choose
challenges.                                                   equip all students with the skills to succeed in academic                                                                 from a range of student-run social, sustainability,
                                                              study, get around campus, access student support            Join a gym or sports team                                     academic and cultural clubs – a great way to meet
                                                                                                                                                                                        new people, participate in events and get involved in
                                                              services and embrace university life.
Getting around                                                                                                            AUT is New Zealand’s leading sports university, with
                                                                                                                          state-of-the-art sports facilities, on-campus gyms and
                                                                                                                                                                                        campus life.

Whether it’s finding your way to campus or getting                                                                        a huge number of sports teams and events. As an AUT
around between lectures, AUT offers a range of                Finding the right place to live                             student you can participate in a wide variety of sports,      Success for Māori and
resources to help you navigate your new environment.                                                                      from social on-campus games to elite international
AUT has shuttle buses that travel between campuses
                                                              Living in AUT student accommodation is a great
                                                              option; especially if you’re in your first year of study    competitions. As a part of University Tertiary Sport
                                                                                                                                                                                        Pacific students
(including New Zealand’s first electric bus), delivers        or from outside Auckland. AUT’s self-catered student        (UTSNZ) you may also have the chance to represent AUT         We’re passionate about the success of our Māori and
campus and city tours during Orientation, and provides        accommodation is convenient and modern apartment            against some of the best student athletes in the country.     Pacific students. We offer support for Māori students
MazeMaps online, a mapping tool designed to help              style living, just minutes away from our City or North                                                                    and for our diverse Pacific communities, both through
navigate complex environments and highlight any               Campus. You’ll also enjoy an exciting and supportive                                                                      AUT-wide support services and a range of specialist
obstacles for people with accessibility needs.                community with a unique residential life programme. If      Disability student support & resources                        services, including whānau spaces and fono rooms, and
                                                              you don’t choose to live on campus, our accommodation                                                                     dedicated student support teams who offer advice on
                                                              advisor can help you find, apply for and rent private       If you have an impairment, our Disability Support team        both personal and study topics.
                                                              accommodation that suits your needs. You can also get       can support you to participate as fully as you can in
                                                              guidance on accommodation costs, contracts, bonds and       learning and student life. We work with students before
                                                                                                                          they start at AUT to help identify their specific needs and
                                                              tenancy issues.
                                                                                                                          ensure they’re set up for success while they’re studying      Join the AUT rainbow community
                                                                                                                          with us. AUT is strongly committed to equity of access        AUT was the first university to receive the Rainbow
                                                                                                                          and opportunity for students, staff and visitors, and         Tick, and remains committed to providing a safe and
                                                                                                                          supports the principles of Kia Ōrite: Code of Practice for    inclusive environment for all students. We offer services
                                                                                                                          an inclusive tertiary environment.                            and resources for students who identify with diverse
                                                                                                                                                                                        sexual orientations, sex and gender identities, including
                                                                                                                                                                                        a rainbow student room where you can study and relax,
                                                                                                                          Supporting parents                                            and student groups and networks. We also have a
                                                                                                                                                                                        dedicated Rainbow Community Manager, and actively
                                                                                                                          AUT has childcare centres at the City and the North           participate in many of the rainbow events in Auckland.
                                                                                                                          Campus, providing a safe and happy environment with
                                                                                                                          excellent staff and high-quality facilities. Full-time
                                                                                                                          students may also qualify for financial support through
                                                                                                                          our childcare subsidy.
LIFE AT AUT (continued)

Budget advice and financial support                          Stay healthy and well
Our specialist Student Hub advisors offer budget             At AUT it’s OK to ask for help. We actively encourage
and financial planning advice all year. We know that         all students to be aware of their own wellness needs
sometimes things happen and financial stress can             – mind, body and spirit. You have access to free or
impact your academic success. That’s why we offer            low-cost medical treatment at our full-service medical
financial support that ranges from offering grocery or       centres, which provide private and confidential care
fuel vouchers, to helping with that unexpected bill.         for a range of issues. We’re also committed to helping
                                                             you build resilience, mental strength and the skills to
                                                             manage stress. That’s why all students can get free,
Helping you succeed in your studies                          confidential counselling sessions and mental health
                                                             support. Talk to us about any topic – study-related or
Our library and learning support team offers a wide          personal – or join a support group to help you with
range of services and resources, and there are digital       specific issues, like managing anxiety or going through
resources available to develop your academic skills. The     relationship difficulties.
Library also runs a range of workshops to help you get
the most out of your studies and work smarter, rather
than harder. Our extensive peer mentoring programme
also enables students to learn from others who have          Representing your interests                                   “AUT provided us with a safe platform to experiment,
already completed the same paper.                            The AUT Student Association (AUTSA) exists to advocate          ask questions and challenge how we understand
                                                             and represent the interests of all students attending AUT.          spatial design. Towards the end of the first
                                                             The association also publishes the university magazine                  semester I felt that the sky had become the
Free access to digital tools                                 Debate, and runs social activities during Orientation and
                                                                                                                                          limit. As a freelance scenic artist, I now
and resources                                                throughout the year.
                                                                                                                                             produce props, models and sets for
We offer students all the digital tools needed to succeed,                                                                                      the film industry. Every project is
including free Wi-Fi on campus, the full Office 365 suite                                                                                        so different, new and exciting.
for up to five devices and access to, a world-     Safe and friendly campuses                                                          Soon after I graduated, a fellow
leading online learning platform.                            We make sure that our students are — and feel — safe,                               AUT spatial design graduate
                                                             and our friendly security staff are available day and night                        contacted me about a job offer in
                                                             to help if you have any concerns.                                                the Gold Coast to work on the next
Student ambassadors ready to help                                                                                                         Marvel/Disney film – Thor: Ragnarok.
AUT has more than 200 knowledgeable student                                                                                          That has been one of my career highlights
ambassadors that help support events and activities                                                                               so far, and was a very exciting opportunity
across AUT. One of their key roles is to help new students                                                                     straight out of university!”
as they settle into their studies.
                                                                                                                                                 Zammia Weatherall
                                                                                                                                                        Freelance Scenic Artist
We embrace all faiths                                                                                                                      Bachelor of Design in Spatial Design
We take a ‘multifaith’ approach by providing spiritual
support to students from various beliefs. AUT
encourages understanding, tolerance and harmony,
respecting everyone’s spiritual views.

                                   TOP 150

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

                           Certificate in Science and              Bachelor of Design                      Bachelor of Visual Arts
                                                                    •   Communication Design   C   S      Duration        3 years F/T,
                          Duration   1 year F/T only                •   Digital Design C                                  6 years P/T
                          Campus     South                          •   Fashion Design C                  Campus          City
                                                                    •   Industrial Design C
                          Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                Starts          25 Feb 2019
                                                                    •   Spatial Design C
                                                                    •   Textile Design C

                                                                   Duration    3 years F/T,
                                                                               6 years P/T
                                                                   Campus      City & South
                                                                   Starts      25 Feb 2019

                          POSTGRADUATE STUDY

                          Bachelor of Art and Design              Master of Cultural and                  Master of Philosophy
                          (Honours)                               Creative Practice
                                                                                                         Duration        1 year F/T,
                          Duration   1 year F/T only              Duration    1½ years F/T only                          up to 3 years P/T
                          Campus     City                         Campus      City                       Campus          City
                          Starts     25 Feb 2019                  Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019      Starts          Any time
                                                                                                                                                         “At AUT, we had many group projects where
                                                                                                                                                          we could apply the theory to the real world.
                          Postgraduate Certificate                Master of Design                        Doctor of Philosophy                            For one project, we had to build our own
                          in Cultural and Creative                                                                                                        business and then test if we could make any
                                                                  Duration    1½ years F/T only          Duration        3-6 years                         profit from our business idea. Our group
                                                                  Campus      City                       Campus          City                              decided to create an advertising agency,
                          Duration   ½ year F/T only                                                     Starts          Any time                           and I loved being able to build this agency
                                                                  Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                          Campus     City                                                                                                                   from scratch and then run it, all within only
                          Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                                                   six weeks. I loved this experience so much
                                                                  Master of Visual Arts                                                                      that my first job after university was in
                                                                                                                                                             advertising, and I’ve now been working in
                                                                  Duration    1½ years F/T only                    KEY
                                                                                                                                                              the marketing and advertising industry
                                                                                                                         City Campus     F/T full-time
                                                                  Campus      City                                 C
                                                                                                                                                              for more than eight years.”
                                                                                                                   N     North Campus    P/T part-time
                                                                  Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019                      South Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                       Tri Huynh

                                                   “The environment at AUT’s School of Art and Design is supportive and encourages                                           Digital Planner, Mediaco
                                                                                                                                                                              Bachelor of Business in

                                                   creativity. The lecturers are awesome, and it’s great that they come from so
                                                   many different art practices. My paintings are my interpretation of traditional                                        Management and Marketing
                                                   Māori ideologies. I’ve been lucky enough to have been offered opportunities for
                                                   my work to sit within the public. These include City Rail Link safety hoardings
                                                      that will occupy Albert St while the train line is being extended; showing my
                                                             interpretation of a taniwha. I’ve also collaborated with an artist from
                                                               another tribe on fence panels at the Manurewa train station that
                                                                illustrate how Manurewa got its name.”
                                                                Alexandra Newman
                                                                Ngāti Te Ata
                                                                  Bachelor of Visual Arts
      BUSINESS &
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                                     350 universities
                                      worldwide for
                                    Finance, Business,
                                      Economics and
Our programmes are designed            Econometrics
in collaboration with business
leaders and experts, and
integrate theory with current
practice and global trends.
Our teaching approach and
learning opportunities will
help develop your creativity,
critical thinking, collaboration,       Connecting
and communication skills,             more students
and include internships and           with employers
                                    through workplace
applied projects that give              experience
you the competitive edge
for your career. The AUT
Business School and School of
Economics are internationally
ranked and accredited, and
recognised for teaching and
research that is transforming
business and society. Our
alumni are ready to challenge
routine thinking and put              business and
forward innovative solutions,        society through
and they’re shaping successful        our research
careers all around the world.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDY                                                                                                         POSTGRADUATE STUDY

                         Certificate in Business                  Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor        Bachelor of Business &                          Bachelor of Business                            Master of Business                      Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                  of Business conjoint               Bachelor of International                       (Honours)                                                                               Business Administration
                         Duration     ½ year F/T only                                                                                                                                                 •   Accounting
                                                                  programmes                         Hospitality Management                                                                           •   Business Information Systems       Duration   8-12 months F/T,
                                                                                                                                                      •   Accounting
                         Campus       City & South                                                   conjoint programmes                              •   Business Information Systems                •   Economics                                     16-32 months P/T
                                                                  Duration   4 years F/T,
                         Starts       25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                                           •   Economics                                   •   Finance
                                                                             up to 9 years P/T       Duration          4 years F/T,                                                                                                          Campus     City
                                                                                                                       up to 9 years P/T              •   Finance                                     •   International Business
                                                                  Campus     City & South                                                                                                             •   Management                         Starts     7 Jan, 4 Mar, 29 Apr, 24
                                                                                                                                                      •   International Business
                         Certificate in Business                                                     Campus            City & South                                                                   •   Marketing                                     June, 19 Aug & 14 Oct
                                                                  Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                    •   Management
                         Studies                                                                                                                                                                      •   Sport Leadership and                          2019
                                                                                                     Starts            25 Feb & 15 July 2019          •   Marketing
                                                                                                                                                      •   Sport Leadership and                            Management¹
                         Duration     ½ year F/T only             Bachelor of Business &                                                                  Management¹
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Duration     1½ years F/T,              Master of Business
                         Campus       City & South                Bachelor of Communication          Bachelor of Business &                                                                                                                  Administration
                                                                                                                                                     Duration      1 year F/T, 2 years P/T                        3 years P/T
                         Starts       25 Feb & 15 July 2019       Studies conjoint                   Bachelor of Science conjoint
                                                                  programmes                         programmes                                      Campus        City                              Campus       City                       Duration   12-16 months F/T,
                                                                                                                                                     Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019             Starts       25 Feb & 15 July 2019                 2-4 years P/T
                                                                  Duration   4 years F/T,            Duration          4½ years F/T,
                         Bachelor of Business                                                                                                                                                                                                Campus     City
                                                                             up to 8 years P/T                         up to 9 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Postgraduate Certificate in             Starts     7 Jan, 4 Mar, 29 Apr, 24
                          •   Accounting C S                      Campus     City & South            Campus            City & South                  Postgraduate Certificate in                                                                        June, 19 Aug & 14 Oct
                          •   Economics C                         Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019   Starts            25 Feb & 15 July 2019         Business                                        Business Administration                            2019
                          •   Finance C
                          •   Human Resource Management                                                                                              Duration      ½ year F/T,                       Duration     4-6 months F/T,
                              and Employment Relations C S                                                                                                         1 year P/T                                     8-16 months P/T
                                                                  Bachelor of Business &             Graduate Certificate in                                                                                                                 Master of Philosophy
                          •   Information Systems¹ C
                                                                  Bachelor of Computer               Business                                        Campus        City                              Campus       City
                          •   International Business and                                                                                                                                                                                     Duration   1 year F/T, 3 years P/T
                              Strategy1 C
                                                                  and Information Sciences                                                           Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019             Starts       7 Jan, 4 Mar, 29 Apr, 24
                                                                                                     Duration          ½ year F/T,
                          •   Management C S                      conjoint programmes                                                                                                                             June, 19 Aug & 14 Oct      Campus     City & South
                                                                                                                       1 year P/T                                                                                 2019
                          •   Marketing, Advertising, Retailing
                                                                  Duration   4 years F/T,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Starts     Any time
                              and Sales¹ C
                                                                                                     Campus            City & South                  Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                             up to 9 years P/T
                                                                                                     Starts            25 Feb & 15 July 2019         Business
                         Duration     3 years F/T,                Campus     City & South                                                                                                                                                    Doctor of Philosophy
                                      6 years P/T                                                                                                    Duration      1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
                                                                  Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                     Graduate Diploma in                             Campus        City                                                                      Duration   3-6 years
                         Campus       City & South
                         Starts       25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                     Business                                        Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                     Campus     City & South
                                                                  Bachelor of Business &                                                                                                                                                     Starts     Any time
                                                                                                     Duration          1 year F/T,
                                                                  Bachelor of Health Science
                                                                                                                       2 years P/T
                                                                  conjoint programmes                                                                1. Name change, subject to CUAP approval.
                                                                                                     Campus            City & South
                                                                  Duration   4½ years F/T,                                                           2. Health papers offered at the North Campus.
                                                                                                     Starts            25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                             up to 9 years P/T
                                                                  Campus     City & South2
                                                                                                                                                                “Business offers so many ways to make a positive impact. When I finished my
                                                                  Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                                                                AUT degree, I knew I wanted to be in the sustainability space. I’ve always been
                                                                                                                                                                interested in social enterprise and the concept of sustainable business. I

                                                                                                                                                                wanted a role where I could work with corporate business to achieve the
                                                                                                                                                                goals of social enterprise and change business as usual. My experience
                                                                                                                                                                at AUT has given me the confidence that anchors me, and I had access
                                                                                                                                                                to so many opportunities. I had inspiring lecturers and met so many
                                                                                                                                                                incredible people who are still my friends and mentors today.”
                                                                                                                                                                Afra Abdeen
                                                                                                                                                                Assistant Sustainable Business Manager for South East Asia and
                                                                                                              KEY                                               Australasia, Unilever, Sydney
                                                                                                              C     City Campus      F/T full-time              Bachelor of Business (Honours)
                                                                                                              N     North Campus     P/T part-time              Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Business in
                                                                                                              S     South Campus                                Marketing conjoint programmes

                         Postgraduate Certificate in            Postgraduate Diploma in               Postgraduate Diploma in
                         Business Studies                       Applied Finance                       Global Business
                         Duration   4 months F/T,               Duration   8 months F/T,              Duration      8 months F/T,
                                    8 months P/T                           16 months P/T                            16 months P/T
                         Campus     City                        Campus     City                       Campus        City
                         Starts     4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019         Starts     4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019        Starts        4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019

                         Postgraduate Certificate in            Master of Applied Finance             Master of Global Business
                         Professional Accounting
                                                                Duration   12-16 months F/T,          Duration      12-16 months F/T,
                         Duration   4 months F/T,                          2-4 years P/T                            2-4 years P/T
                                    8 months P/T                Campus     City                       Campus        City
                         Campus     City                        Starts     4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019        Starts        4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
                         Starts     4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019

                                                                Postgraduate Diploma in               Postgraduate Diploma in
                         Postgraduate Diploma in                Business Management¹                  Marketing
                         Professional Accounting
                                                                Duration   8 months F/T,              Duration      8 months F/T,
                         Duration   8 months F/T,                          16 months P/T                            16 months P/T                      “When I saw AUT’s creative technologies brochure in the
                                    16 months P/T               Campus     City                       Campus        City                                 careers room in my secondary school, I immediately
                         Campus     City                        Starts     4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019        Starts        4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
                                                                                                                                                           thought ‘That’s me’. I love that this degree covers
                         Starts     4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
                                                                                                                                                             everything – the arts, problem-solving, engineering
                                                                                                                                                              and technology. I’m passionate about all these
                                                                Master of Business                    Master of Marketing                                      things, and in any other degree I would have to
                         Master of Professional                 Management¹                                                                                     choose. Technology allows me to find creative
                                                                                                      Duration      12-16 months F/T,                            ways to solve problems. My classmates and
                                                                Duration   12-16 months F/T,                        2-4 years P/T                                 I are now thinking about starting a creative
                         Duration   16 months F/T,                         2-4 years P/T              Campus        City                                           technologies agency. Creative technologies
                                    3 years P/T                 Campus     City                                                                                      is a field not many businesses specialise
                                                                                                      Starts        4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019
                         Campus     City                        Starts     4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019                                                                        in yet, and by starting our own agency
                         Starts     4 Mar & 29 Oct 2019                                                                                                                we can offer our skills to benefit other
                                                                                                                                                                        organisations and continue working in
                                                                                                         1. New programme, subject to CUAP approval.
                                                                                                                                                                         a field we love.”

                                                                                                                                                                                    Claudine Nalesu
                                                                                                                                                                                        Creative Technologist
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Creative Technologies
                                                          “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. I’m grateful for my time as a doctoral
                                                             student here and would definitely recommend applying to AUT.”
                                                            Tien Nguyen
                                                             Doctor of Philosophy candidate
                                  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

                                      Bachelor of Creative
                                      Duration       3 years F/T only
                                      Campus         City
                                      Starts         25 Feb 2019

                                     POSTGRADUATE STUDY

                                     Bachelor of Creative                         Master of Philosophy
                                     Technologies (Honours)
                                                                                 Duration    1 year F/T,
                                                                                             3 years P/T                                                “I’ve always had a passion for Africa, and now almost
                                     Duration        1 year F/T only
                                                                                                                                                        all of my work is based in central and southern Africa.
                                     Campus          City                        Campus      City
                                                                                                                                                        When I’m filming things like gorillas in Rwanda I can’t
                                     Starts          25 Feb 2019                 Starts      Any time                                                   help thinking how amazing it is that someone is actually
                                                                                                                                                        paying me to film this. For me, this is a childhood dream
                                                                                                                                                        come true. One of the things I’m particularly proud of
                                     Master of Creative                           Doctor of Philosophy
                                                                                                                                                              was filming wild dogs and hyenas for National
                                     Technologies                                Duration    3-6 years                                                           Geographic Channel’s Africa’s Hunters. Wild
                                     Duration        1½ years F/T,                                                                                                dogs are historically difficult to film, and I’m
                                                                                 Campus      City
                                                     3 years P/T                                                                                                    very proud of the footage I’ve managed to get.
                                                                                 Starts      Any time                                                                I initially wanted to become a war journalist
                                     Campus          City
                                                                                                                                                                       but then realised it wasn’t the right choice
                                     Starts          25 Feb 2019                                                                                                         for me. By my second year at AUT I knew
                                                                                                                                                                           that I wanted to pursue documentary
                                     F/T full-time
                                     P/T part-time                                                                                                                                     Julian Braatvedt
                                                                                                                                                                                    Freelance Camera Operator
                                                                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Communication
                                                                                                                                                                                       Studies in Television and

                                                                                                                                                                                             Screen Production

                                                                “I had a range of interests in technological, scientific and digital disciplines, and
                                                                the Bachelor of Creative Technologies provided a way to learn vital industry skills
                                                               in a way that appealed to me. I loved the fact that our projects were treated more
                                                               like real work experience than study. AUT has a modern and trendy feel. It’s in
                                                                central Auckland and is the beating heart of a thriving technological industry,
                                                                   which allows students to be involved in real projects.”
                                                                           Justin Cramer-Roberts
                                                                              Junior Digital Designer, .99
                                                                               Bachelor of Creative Technologies
                                      radio studio

Communication in all its
forms is central to our lives. It
shapes and reflects our view
of the changing world. If you
love telling stories with words,
images and experiences then
communication studies at
AUT will lead you to rewarding
                                    Work experience
career options across many            and industry
exciting industries. Our             projects in PR,
industry standard facilities          advertising,
include well-equipped TV
                                        and more
and radio studios, sound and
editing suites and a live news
media centre. Study with us
and you’ll be equipped with
transferable skills to prepare
you 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          Cutting edge
media awards.                         TV studios

                                Certificate in                          Bachelor of                              Bachelor of Business &
                                Communication Studies                   Communication Studies                    Bachelor of Communication
                                                                                                                 Studies conjoint
                               Duration        1 year F/T only           •   Advertising Creativity              programmes
                               Campus          City                      •   Creative Industries
                                                                         •   Digital Media                      Duration   4 years F/T,
                               Starts          25 Feb 2019               •   Journalism                                    up to 8 years P/T
                                                                         •   Public Relations
                                                                                                                Campus     City
                                                                         •   Radio
                                                                         •   Television and Screen Production   Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019

                                                                       Duration      3 years F/T only
                                                                       Campus        City                        Graduate Diploma in
                                                                                                                 Advertising Creativity
                                                                       Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                Duration   1 year F/T,
                                                                                                                           2 years P/T
                                                                                                                Campus     City
                                                                                                                Starts     25 Feb 2019

                                                                                                                                                   “I had heard that at AUT you have more
                               POSTGRADUATE STUDY                                                                                                   opportunities to talk to your lecturers,
                                                                                                                                                    but it was much more than that. We had a
                                                                                                                                                     test before we started our degree and Dr
                               Bachelor of Communication               Postgraduate Diploma in                  Postgraduate Diploma in               Ross Bernay – the head of the teacher
                               Studies (Honours)                       Communication Studies                    Brand Communication                    education department – stood at the door,
                               Duration        1 year F/T,                                                      Duration   1 year F/T,                  shook our hand and welcomed us in. He
                                                                        •    Digital Media
                                               2 years P/T              •    Journalism                                    3 years P/T                   addressed me by name and got to know
                                                                        •    Public Relations                                                             me. It showed that they actually cared
                               Campus          City                                                             Campus     City
                                                                        •    Screen Production                                                             who I was. AUT offers an inclusive and
                               Starts          25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                            Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019            culturally responsive environment
                                                                       Duration      1 year F/T,                                                             that I highly recommend.”
                                                                                     3 years P/T
                               Postgraduate Certificate in                                                      Master of Philosophy
                               Communication Studies
                                                                       Campus        City
                                                                                                                                                                                Ezra Feau
                                                                       Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019      Duration   1 year F/T,                                    Year 5 and 6 Teacher,

                               Duration        ½ year F/T,                                                                 3 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                                                Puhinui School
                                               2 years P/T                                                      Campus     City                                          Bachelor of Education
                               Campus          City                    Master of
                                                                                                                Starts     Any time                                          (Primary Pasifika)
                                                                       Communication Studies
                               Starts          25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                       Duration      1½ years F/T,
                                                                                     4 years P/T                Doctor of Philosophy
                                                                       Campus        City                       Duration   3-6 years
                                                                       Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019      Campus     City
                               F/T full-time
                               P/T part-time                                                                    Starts     Any time
                                       WEEK S
                                    of professional
                                  practice - many of
                                   our students are
                                  offered jobs during
                                   their placements

At AUT you’ll find all the
support, encouragement and
inspiration you’ll need to
develop an outstanding career
in education. Our programmes
focus on academic knowledge
and provide you with
invaluable practical experience
in teaching and education,         Expert lecturers
through work placements              in specialist
in schools or education-            disciplines and
related organisations. Our        education research
postgraduate and research
students work in collaboration
with academic staff who
are internationally known
as experts in the fields of
pedagogy, education policy,
e-learning and educational

                                    TOP 300
                                      for education
UNDERGRADUATE STUDY                                                                                                          POSTGRADUATE STUDY

                          Certificate in [Specialty]                      Bachelor of Arts                        Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor          Bachelor of Arts (Honours)                                Master of Educational               Master of Philosophy
                          Education                                                                               of Business conjoint                                                                           Leadership
                                                                           • Children and Learning1               programmes                             • Education                                                                                 Duration   1 year F/T, 3 years P/T
                          Duration       1 year F/T, 2 years P/T           • Education                                                                                                                           Duration   1½ years F/T,            Campus     North
                                                                                                                  Duration     4 years F/T,            Duration         1 year F/T,                                         4 years P/T
                          Campus         North                            Duration   3 years F/T,                                                                                                                                                    Starts     Any time
                                                                                                                               up to 9 years P/T                        up to 2 years P/T
                          Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019                       6 years P/T                                                                                                                 Campus     North & South
                                                                                                                  Campus       City                    Campus           North & South
                                                                          Campus     City                                                                                                                        Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                  Starts       25 Feb & 15 July 2019   Starts           25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                        Doctor of Philosophy
                          Bachelor of Education                           Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                          ([Specialty] Teaching)2                                                                                                                                                                Postgraduate Certificate in         Duration   3-6 years
                                                                                                                  Bachelor of Arts &                   Postgraduate Certificate in                               Education Practice                  Campus     North
                           • Early Childhood Teaching          N   S      Graduate Diploma in                     Bachelor of Computer                 Education
                                                                          Secondary Teaching                                                                                                                     Duration   ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T   Starts     Any time
                           • Primary Teaching N S                                                                 and Information Sciences             Duration         ½ year F/T, 2 years P/T
                          Duration       3 years F/T, 6 years P/T         Duration   1 year F/T only              conjoint programmes                                                                            Campus     North & South
                                                                                                                                                       Campus           North & South                                                                Doctor of Education
                                                                          Campus     North & South3                                                                                                              Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                          Campus         North & South                                                            Duration     4 years F/T,            Starts           25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                          Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019                     up to 8 years P/T                                                                                                     Duration   2 years P/T (coursework
                          Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                  Campus       City                                                                              Master of Education Practice                   – research portfolios),
                                                                                                                  Starts       25 Feb & 15 July 2019   Master of Education                                                                                      plus 3 years (thesis)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Duration   1½ years F/T,            Campus     North
                                                                                                                                                       Duration4        1½ years F/T,                                       4 years P/T
                          KEY                                                                                                                                           4 years P/T                                                                  Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Campus     North & South
                          C     City Campus    F/T full-time                                                                                           Campus           North & South
                          N     North Campus   P/T part-time                                                                                                                                                     Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                                                       Starts           25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                           S    South Campus

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Master of Teaching and
                                                                                                                                                       Postgraduate Certificate in                               Learning (Primary)
                                                                                                                                                       Educational Leadership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Duration   1 year F/T only
                                                                                                                                                       Duration         ½ year F/T, 2 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Campus     North
                                                                                                                                                       Campus           North & South
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Starts     14 Jan 2019
                                                                                                                                                       Starts           25 Feb & 15 July 2019

                                                                                                                                                       1. New major, subject to CUAP approval.
                                                                                                                                                       2. Not open for international applicants without NCEA.
                                                                                                                                                       3. South Campus: Feb start only.
                                                                                                                                                       4. Shorter duration subject to CUAP approval. Currently
                                                                                                                                                         2 years F/T.

                                                               “During my three-year degree I completed five teaching practicums, including

                                                               a placement at Northcote Central Kindergarten where I now work. The AUT
                                                                lecturers were amazing – so supportive, inspiring and knowledgeable. I also made
                                                                 some lifelong friends during my studies and learned not just what it takes to be a
                                                                     great teacher but also a lot about myself. I would say that every paper I took
                                                                          at AUT is relevant to my job and has meant that I’ve been able to hit the
                                                                            ground running.”
                                                                           Leanne Mato
                                                                           Ngāti Porou, Whānau a Apanui
                                                                           Teacher, Northcote Central Kindergarten
                                                                            Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Teaching)
                         “I was motivated by a comment by a blind gamer who
                             said, ‘Nobody makes games for us.’ I did some
                                 research, and noticed that while there are
                                   games for visually impaired users, most of
                                     them are of very poor quality. I wanted to
                                      change this. That’s how the Audio Game
                                       Hub was born. It initially started as a
                                        prototype for my PhD, designed to
                                         perform usability studies and evaluate
The AUT City Campus                       its potential. However, we discovered
                                           something amazing – over 50,000
is in the heart of
                                            people from around the world
Auckland and is AUT’s
                                            were loving it. The Audio Game
biggest campus. It’s                         Hub couldn’t have been created
home to our art and                          without AUT’s support. It’s a good
design, business                              environment to unlock your
and economics,                                 creative potential.”
creative technologies,
communications;                                            Jarek Beksa
engineering,                                                         Poland
computer and                                     CEO, Sonnar Interactive Ltd
mathematical                                  Doctor of Philosophy candidate
sciences; hospitality,
languages, law, Māori
development, science
and social sciences
                                  recognition through
                                  IPENZ accreditation,
   MATHEMATICAL                       Sydney and
                                  Washington Accords

Study engineering, computing
or mathematical sciences
and play a leading role in
the technological, social and
economic development of
the world today. Our teaching
and research staff are among      New majors created
the best in New Zealand and          in response to
                                   industry demand
internationally. Our computing,
software 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
discoveries in collaboration
with classmates, research staff     Student access
                                   to high-tech labs
and partner organisations.              network
UNDERGRADUATE STUDY                                                                                                      POSTGRADUATE STUDY

                     Certificate in Science and               Bachelor of Engineering                Graduate Certificate in                  Bachelor of Computer                           Postgraduate Diploma in                Postgraduate Certificate in
                     Technology                               Technology                             Computer and Information                 and Information Sciences                       Science                                Engineering
                                                                                                     Sciences                                 (Honours)
                     Duration      1 year F/T only             • Building Engineering S                                                                                                      Duration   1 year F/T, 2 years P/T     Duration   ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T
                     Campus        City & South                • Building Services Engineering C     Duration       ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T    Duration      1 year F/T, 2 years P/T          Campus     City                        Campus     City
                                                               • Computer and Mobile Systems         Campus         City                      Campus        City
                     Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                                                                                     Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019       Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                   Engineering C
                                                               •   Electrical Engineering C          Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019     Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                               •   Electronic Engineering C
                     Bachelor of Computer and                  •   Mechanical Engineering C
                                                                                                                                                                                             Master of Science                      Postgraduate Diploma in
                     Information Sciences                      •   Network and Communication         Graduate Diploma in                      Postgraduate Certificate in                                                           Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                             Duration   1-1½ years F/T,
                                                                   Engineering C                     Computer and Information                 Computer and Information
                      •                                                                                                                                                                                 3 years P/T                 Duration   1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
                          Analytics  C
                                                                                                     Sciences                                 Sciences
                      •   Computational Intelligence    C     Duration    3 years F/T, 6 years P/T                                                                                           Campus     City                        Campus     City
                      •   Computer Science C                                                         Duration       1 year F/T, 2 years P/T   Duration      ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T           Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                              Campus      City & South                                                                                                                                              Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                      •   IT Service Science C S
                                                                                                     Campus         City                      Campus        City
                      •   Networks and Security C S           Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                      •   Software Development C S                                                   Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019     Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                             Master of Science (Research)           Master of Engineering
                     Duration      3 years F/T, 6 years P/T   Bachelor of Mathematical                                                                                                       Duration   2 years F/T, 4 years P/T    Duration   1-1½ years F/T,
                     Campus        City & South               Sciences                               Graduate Certificate in                  Postgraduate Diploma in
                                                                                                                                                                                             Campus     City                                   2-3 years P/T
                                                                                                     Mathematical Sciences                    Computer and Information
                     Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                                                                                                                            Campus     City
                                                               •   Analytics                                                                  Sciences                                       Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                               •   Applied Mathematics               Duration       ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T                                                                                          Starts     Any time
                                                               •   Astronomy                         Campus         City                      Duration      1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
                     Bachelor of Engineering                   •   Computer Science                                                                                                          Master of Analytics
                                                                                                                                              Campus        City
                     (Honours)                                                                       Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Master of Construction
                                                              Duration    3 years F/T, 6 years P/T                                            Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019            Duration   1½ years F/T,
                      • Architectural Engineering                                                                                                                                                                                   Management
                                                              Campus      City                                                                                                                          3 years P/T
                      • Construction Engineering                                                     Graduate Diploma in                                                                                                            Duration   1 year F/T, 2-3 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                                                             Campus     City
                      • Electrical and Electronic             Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019      Mathematical Sciences                    Master of Computer and
                          Engineering                                                                                                         Information Sciences                           Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019       Campus     City
                      • Maritime Engineering (Marine                                                 Duration       1 year F/T, 2 years P/T                                                                                         Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                          and Offshore Engineering, Naval     Bachelor of Science                    Campus         City                      Duration      1½ years F/T,
                          Architecture, Ocean Engineering)1                                                                                                 3 years P/T                      Master of Health Informatics
                      • Mechanical Engineering                 •   Analytics                         Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                      • Mechatronics Engineering                                                                                              Campus        City
                                                                                                                                                                                             Duration   1½ years F/T,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Master of Engineering Project
                                                               •   Applied Mathematics
                      • Software Engineering                                                                                                  Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019                       3 years P/T                 Management
                                                               •   Astronomy
                                                               •   Computer Science                  Graduate Certificate in                                                                 Campus     City & South                Duration   1 year F/T, 2-3 years P/T
                     Duration      4 years F/T, 8 years P/T                                          Science
                                                              Duration    3 years F/T, 6 years P/T                                            Bachelor of Science (Honours)                  Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019       Campus     City
                     Campus        City
                                                                                                     Duration       ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T                                                                                          Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                     Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019      Campus      City                                                                Duration      1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
                                                                                                     Campus         City
                                                              Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                                                              Campus        City                             Master of Information
                                                                                                     Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                    Security and Digital Forensics
                     Bachelor of Arts &                                                                                                       Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                   Master of IT Project
                     Bachelor of Computer                     Bachelor of Business &                                                                                                         Duration   1½ years F/T,               Management²
                     and Information Sciences                 Bachelor of Computer                   Graduate Diploma in Science                                                                        3 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Duration   1 year F/T, 2-3 years P/T
                     conjoint programmes                      and Information Sciences                                                        Postgraduate Certificate in                    Campus     City
                                                                                                     Duration       1 year F/T, 2 years P/T   Science                                                                               Campus     City
                                                              conjoint programmes

                     Duration      4 years F/T,                                                                                                                                              Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                     Campus         City                                                                                                            Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                   up to 8 years P/T                                                                                          Duration      ½ year F/T, 1 year P/T
                                                              Duration    4 years F/T,               Starts         25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                     Campus        City & South                           up to 9 years P/T                                                   Campus        City
                                                                                                                                                                                             Master of Service-Oriented
                                                              Campus      City & South                                                        Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                   Doctor of Philosophy
                     Starts        25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                                                                                     Computing
                                                              Starts      25 Feb & 15 July 2019                                                                                                                                     Duration   3-6 years
                                                                                                                                                                                             Duration   1½ years F/T, 3 years P/T
                                                                                                       KEY                                                                                                                          Campus     City & South
                                                                                                                                               1. The Maritime Engineering majors are only
                                                                                                                                                                                             Campus     City
                                                                                                        C     City Campus    F/T full-time                                                                                          Starts     Any time
                                                                                                                                                  available to New Zealand citizens.         Starts     25 Feb & 15 July 2019
                                                                                                        N     North Campus   P/T part-time
                                                                                                                                               2. New programme, subject to CUAP approval.
                                                                                                        S     South Campus
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