PROSPECTUS 2022 - AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND - AUT

 
PROSPECTUS 2022 - AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND - AUT
PROSPECTUS
2022

  AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND
PROSPECTUS 2022 - AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND - AUT
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                                                                                                                                                                               #1 global research impact: Ranked #1 in New Zealand for the
                                                                                                                                                                               number of times our research is cited globally (Times Higher
                                                                                                                                                                                               Education World University Rankings 2021).
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                                          Top 1%: Ranked in the world’s top 251-300 universities
available online at aut.ac.nz/calendar, to ensure that they are aware of, and comply with, all regulations, requirements and policies.                                          (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021).
The information contained in this Prospectus was correct at the time of print, January 2021.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    5 out of 5: QS Stars University Ranking.
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WELCOME
                                                                  Welcome to Auckland University of
                                                                  Technology (AUT).
                                                                  We are delighted that you are considering                develop your own views, to challenge and be

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                                                                  joining our community.                                   challenged, and not only acquire knowledge
                                                                                                                           but also apply it in real-life situations. You will
                                                                  Choosing a university that’s right for you is not        be immersed in interdisciplinary and culturally
About AUT                                                         an easy decision. It’s not only where you will           diverse ways of learning and understanding.
                                                                  study and in some cases relocate to for the next         You will be connected to industry and business
                                                                  few years, it’s also where you will gain skills and      through work placements, internships and

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                                                                  experiences, form friendships and undertake              entrepreneurial programmes, engaging with
Architecture
                                                                  research that will shape your future. I hope this        the community through volunteering and
& Built
                                                                  prospectus makes your decision a little easier.          leadership opportunities.
Environment            Art & Design           Business
                                                                  From excellent teaching inspired by                      As a student, opportunities to be involved

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                                                                  international research, to first-class facilities        in research will be a vital part of your
                                                                  and resources, all within an inclusive and               educational experience here at AUT. We have
Communication          Creative                                   collaborative learning environment, our mission          award-winning academics in biotechnology,
Studies                Technologies           Education           of great graduates is at the heart of everything         epidemiology, rehabilitation, astronomy,
                                                                  we do to help you excel.                                 artificial intelligence, communications and
                                                                                                                           economics, among many others. Their research
Engineering,                                                      AUT’s exceptional learning experiences will

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                                                                                                                           feeds back into the classroom, so that students
Computer &                                    Hospitality,        provide you with skills and experiences that
                                                                                                                           can contribute to and learn from these findings.
Mathematical                                  Tourism &           will equip you for life, not just for employment.
Sciences               Health Sciences        Events              Through leading programmes and a wide                    Our prospectus describes the AUT student
                                                                  range of extracurricular opportunities that              experience in the words of the people who
                                                                  we offer beyond the classroom, our students              know it best - our students, past and present,

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                                              Māori &             develop qualities like curiosity, creativity, critical   from all around the world. However, a
Language                                      Indigenous          thinking, communication, collaboration, dealing          prospectus can only go so far, and the best way
& Culture              Law                    Development         with complexity, and cultural awareness.                 to gain an insight into life at AUT is to visit us
                                                                                                                           and experience it for yourself.
                                                                  We are New Zealand’s third highest ranked

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                                                                  university and in the top 1% of universities             We look forward to welcoming you to our
                                                                  worldwide. Many of our subject areas are                 university.
                       Social Sciences        Sport &             world-ranked, and our graduates are highly
Science                & Public Policy        Recreation          employable nationally and internationally.               Derek McCormack
                                                                                                                           Vice-Chancellor
                                                                  Whatever degree you choose, studying at

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                                                                  AUT means learning in an environment where
                                                                  you will be encouraged to participate and
Applying to AUT

                                                                                          Te whakatupu i te kōunga, i te mana                To foster excellence, equity and ethics
                                                                                          taurite me ngā tikanga matatika, i ngā             in learning, teaching, research and
                                                                                          pūkenga ako, i ngā pūkenga whakaako                scholarship, and in so doing serve our
                                                                                          me te āta rangahau hei hāpai i ngā                 regional, national and international
                                                                                          hāpori whānui o te motu, otirā, o te ao.           communities.

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AUT City Campus

      3+3
                             CHOOSE FROM OVER

      3 campuses &
   3 specialist facilities
                              250
                             COURSES OF STUDY

60+ research centres and
                             29,500
                                 STUDENTS
 institutes with world-
     class expertise

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

                                   Photo by Jason Mann

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ONE OF THE WORLD’S BEST
MODERN UNIVERSITIES
Creating world-ready graduates                       World-leading staff
AUT’s mission is to create great graduates, and      Our academic staff are research-active and at
each member of our staff contributes to this.        the forefront of their disciplines. Many of them
We offer exceptional learning experiences that       are internationally known as experts in their
prepare students to be successful wherever           fields, and organisations around the world         A world-class
in the world their career may take them. We          draw on their expertise for key projects. For      university environment
encourage innovation and entrepreneurship,           example, Associate Professor Felicity Lamm was
                                                                                                        We’re proud to be one of the world’s best
and the ability to explore new technologies,         appointed as the Government’s chief advisor for
                                                                                                        modern universities – Times Higher Education         Innovative and
challenge routine thinking and solve problems        health and safety, and Professor Gail Pacheco’s                                                         relevant research
                                                                                                        has ranked us as the top millennial university
in new ways. We embrace new technologies             research is being used by the Government to
                                                                                                        in Australasia and number 15 in the world. We        AUT is ranked first in New Zealand for global
to lead the learning of tomorrow and prepare         address the gender pay gap. Professor Steve
                                                                                                        have been a university since 2000, and are now       research impact (the number of times our
our students for the rapidly changing world.         Henry was the first person in Australasia to
                                                                                                        the second largest in the country and ranked         research is cited by academics globally) by
As a contemporary university we also place an        secure a spot in the world-leading Johnson &
                                                                                                        among the top 1% (251-300) of universities in the    Times Higher Education and the US News Global
emphasis on working across disciplines in our        Johnson Innovation JLABS in Houston to further
                                                                                                        world. We have an overall five-star rating from      Universities Rankings. We have more than
research, and teaching and learning. Thanks to       his work on surface-modification technology
                                                                                                        university rankings organisation QS, in addition     60 research centres and institutes delivering
our innovative teaching, excellent reputation and    Kode Technology, which has the potential
                                                                                                        to five star ratings for Teaching, Employability,    leading research – from space research to
combination of theoretical and practical learning,   to fight cancer. Associate Professor Barbara
                                                                                                        Research, Internationalisation, Facilities,          artificial intelligence and robotics, and ecology
AUT graduates are highly favoured by employers,      Bollard’s innovative use of drones to monitor
                                                                                                        Innovation and Inclusiveness. Study with us          to physical activity and nutrition. AUT research
with 95% of available graduates in paid              remote and unique ecosystems from Antarctica
                                                                                                        and you can enrol in our range of world-ranked       addresses issues facing the environment and
employment within nine months of graduation.         to Africa has caught the attention of scientists
                                                                                                        subjects, which include New Zealand’s top-           society, and our discoveries are widely used. Our
                                                     from NASA and the SETI Institute who recognise
                                                                                                        ranked health programmes and the country’s           research also feeds back into the classroom, and
                                                     this approach could also help them find evidence
                                                                                                        best sport science school.                           students can contribute to and learn from these
                                                     of life on Mars.
                                                                                                                                                             research discoveries.
                                                                                                        An innovative teaching and
                                                                                                        learning space                                       A global outlook
                                                                                                        AUT’s three modern campuses have several             We know that to create truly great graduates,
                                                                                                        award-winning buildings which were created           we must do more than get them ready for their
                                                                                                        using sustainable principles and feature inviting,   career; we must get them ready for the world.
                                                                                                        collaborative and functional learning areas,         We are consistently ranked first in New Zealand
                                                                                                        auditoriums and research spaces. This includes       for international outlook by world rankings
                                                                                                        the state-of-the-art Engineering, Computer           organisations QS and Times Higher Education.
                                                                                                        and Mathematical Sciences building, which            We have more than 5,000 industry partners
                                                                                                        has unique design features that mean it can be       around the world, and have collaborated on
                                                                                                        used as a teaching tool and ‘living lab’ where       research projects with 140 different countries.
                                                                                                        students can get hands-on experience. We also        Our students are from 141 different countries,
                                                                                                        have a number of world-class facilities including    and half of our academic staff were born
                                                                                                        one of a handful of motion capture studios in        overseas, and they often share their international
                                                                                                        the country; New Zealand’s top sports science        experience and connections with their students.
                                                                                                        facility, AUT Millennium; and the country’s only
                                                                                                        two major radio telescopes, which are involved in

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                                                                                                        projects with international research partners.
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Students at AUT South Campus

                               “AUT provides a really international environment, which helps students
                               become familiar with the real workplace outside the university. AUT is ranked
                               in the top 1% of universities in the world, which is evidence for the quality of
                               its education. AUT is also the youngest of New Zealand’s universities, which
                               makes it the most dynamic and innovative university in the country.”
                               Trang Nguyen
                               Vietnam
                               Master of Marketing

                               “I enjoyed the level to which AUT staff are engaged and passionate about their
                               discipline – all in their own unique way. I was actively involved as a research
                               ‘test dummy’ a number of times and it was inspiring to be around people who
                               were continuing to challenge what we know. I really enjoyed the connections
                               I made with my classmates and with staff. Many of these colleagues are still
                               close friends today.”
                               David Cooper
                               Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy)

                               “AUT is always evolving its curriculum to align with the industry and has
                               forward-thinking lecturers to ensure that when we graduate, we have the best
                               chance at assimilating into our trained profession with the confidence and
                               tools we need. Many designers I admire have come from AUT and I think that
                               is a testament to the strong education that AUT offers.”
                               Toni Clark
                               Te Āti Awa, Taranaki, Ngāpuhi
                               Bachelor of Design in Communication Design

                               “Industry practice is so valuable once you graduate. You don’t realise until
                               after you’ve graduated how important this part of your study is in giving you
                               a head start once you graduate. This was one of the reasons I chose AUT – it
                               bridges the gap between academic studies and industry practice. My third-
                               year workplace experience was the highlight for me, and I made the most of
                               making connections within my industry.”
                               Katrina Sharlott
                               Bachelor of Sport and Recreation in Exercise Science and Management

                               “I would highly recommend doctoral study at AUT. The high-quality research
                               projects; talented and skilled teachers, researchers and technicians; friendly
                               staff and colleagues, excellent lab facilities and unique resources all
                               contribute towards achieving your research goals. International students will
                               also appreciate the truly international environment of AUT and New Zealand.”
                               Farhana Muznebin
                               Bangladesh
                               Doctor of Philosophy – Science

                               “There are support services in place for just about everything you could need
                               as a student at AUT. The student services are there to support us as students,
                               and quite often they involve advice from past or present students who may
                               have been exactly in the same position as us.”
                               David Dryland
                               Ngāpuhi, Te Arawa
                               Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Bachelor of Business in Human Resource
                               Management and Employment Relations conjoint programme

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FINDING
GREATNESS AT AUT
Deciding what to study and where     Development majoring in Māori
to study are the two biggest         Media.
decisions for anyone considering
                                     Backed by supportive lecturers
their university options. But how
                                     with industry experience, within
do you decide?
                                     the first year Matilda had made a
AUT’s new campaign — “Find           documentary and later a drama
your greatness” — features some      about the spirit of a taonga
of the thousands of graduates        returned to its rightful owner.
who have found careers they love
                                     Supported by AUT’s Internz
after being given the chance to
                                     programme she secured an
explore subjects and ideas that
                                     internship with the Sundance
excited them, with the support
                                     Institute in Los Angeles – and she
of knowledgeable lecturers and
                                     still collaborates with them on
researchers.
                                     projects now that she’s back in
One of those graduates is            New Zealand and working for the
Mohamud Mohamed, who was             Māoriland Film Festival/Māoriland
eight years old when he arrived      Charitable Trust.
in New Zealand as a refugee
                                     Matilda, who is of Samoan
from Somalia. Today he is a
                                     descent, says her time at AUT
policy advisor for the Ministry
                                     changed everything. “I realised
of Business, Innovation and
                                     that telling our stories was truly
Employment and co-chair of
                                     possible.”
Auckland Council’s Ethnic Peoples
Advisory Panel.                      Other graduates in the campaign
                                     include wildlife cinematographer
He chose AUT for his studies
                                     Julian Braatvedt, business creator
because it offered a mix of the
                                     Denym Bird, marine biologist
social sciences and conflict
                                     Ticiana Fettermann and NGO
resolution programmes that he
                                     fundraiser Bridget Dawson. When
wanted, and then he chose it
                                     they talk about their time at AUT
again for his master’s degree in
                                     there are some common themes:
public policy.
                                     AUT helped them unlock their
“My lecturers gave me courage        passion and potential, and paved
to go deeper, to ask why, and to     the way for the careers they have
believe that I can make the world    now.
better, safer and more just.”
                                     To watch the stories of these great
Another graduate featured in the     graduates visit
campaign is indigenous storyteller   aut.ac.nz/great-graduates             MOHAMUD MOHAMED
Matilda Poasa, who came to AUT                                             HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATE
to study a Bachelor of Māori                                               AUT GRADUATE

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USING DATA TO
     PREVENT HARM AND
     CREATE SOCIAL EQUITY
     Social services agencies around the      One of the agencies CSDA has been
     world face incredibly complex, high-     working with since 2014 is Allegheny
     stakes questions. How do they fairly     County’s Department of Human
     distribute limited resources? Identify   Services (DHS) in Pennsylvania,
     those most in need? Understand           US. CSDA models are already
     risk levels and take steps to prevent    successfully in use by DHS staff to
     harm?                                    support call-screening decisions
                                              about children reported as being
     Researchers at the AUT Centre
                                              subjected to maltreatment and
     for Social Data Analytics (CSDA)
                                              neglect.
     are helping agencies use data
     to find answers and make better          New models are now helping
     decisions about how to support           Allegheny County prioritise harm
     the most vulnerable people in their      prevention services for newborns
     communities.                             and their families through the Hello
                                              Baby programme, and to triage
     CSDA founder and director Professor
                                              requests for housing assistance so
     Rhema Vaithianathan says the
                                              that people at greatest risk of harm
     centre’s research team of data
                                              associated with homelessness get
     scientists, economists and software
                                              help first.
     engineers builds computational
     models and assessment tools to           CSDA has developed a global
     process the vast quantities of data      reputation for its research and social
     available to government and social       impact and Professor Vaithianathan
     service agencies.                        says the focus is now on working
                                              with collaborators who can help
     Looking into the data helps agencies
                                              scale out the social impact of the
     to better understand their own
                                              centre’s work.
     practices and to direct services to
     those at highest risk for adverse        International research partners
     outcomes.                                include the Children’s Data Network
                                              at the University of Southern
     “Our predictive risk modelling
                                              California, the Institute for Social
     provides rapid insights about risk
                                              Science Research at The University
     levels for individuals in the longer
                                              of Queensland, which hosts a
     term, giving staff in these agencies
                                              second CSDA site, and scale-out
     additional information to help them
                                              collaborators Mathematica in the US.
     make consistent, quality decisions.
     The volume and complexity of the
     available data means agency staff
     couldn’t easily analyse it or make
     use of it in their decision-making
     without these models.”

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EVOLVING
ARCHITECTURE TO
MEET FUTURE NEEDS
“When we imagine our near-future,        “The architecture and construction
we need to think about what we           industry is responsible for 20%
value, how design can apply those        of New Zealand’s gross carbon
values in meaningful ways, and           footprint, a figure that is even
how we build spaces that do this in      higher globally, so it is essential
ecologically sustainable ways.”          that our programmes contribute to
                                         reducing this. This requires students
Designing buildings and spaces
                                         to rethink design and construction
for a future that doesn’t exist yet
                                         processes.”
is a challenge that architects have
always faced. But with the increased     “We want our students to
pace of technological and ecological     understand architecture as a
change, figuring out how to design       socio-ecological activity, where
for the future is even more critical.    they are designing cultural spaces
And it’s a challenge that will have      and ecological relationships,” says
a significant impact on future           Associate Professor Amanda Yates.
architecture graduates.
                                         Sivan Danin was part of the first
AUT has responded to the challenge       cohort of students in the new
with two programmes. AUT’s               programme and says he chose the
Bachelor of Architecture and Future      course because of its relevance.
Environments - co-created with
                                         “Taking a holistic approach and
Ngā Aho, the Network of Māori
                                         aiming to tackle the big issues,
Design Professionals - and Master
                                         like climate change and negative
of Architecture (Professional) are
                                         environmental impacts within
focused on integrated, responsive
                                         design, feels meaningful.”
architectural research and design
practices.                               One of his first-year projects saw
                                         him develop a multi-functional
Nick Sargent, a lecturer
                                         ruma ora (living room) space at St
in architecture and future
                                         Mary’s Bay in Auckland, that took
environments, says the focus is on
                                         inspiration from the Maramataka
developing graduates who can apply
                                         (lunar calendar) and followed Te
holistic architectural design thinking
                                         Aranga principles in its use of
and understand how the integration
                                         sustainable design and materials.
of building technology, construction
and social theory can address
critical issues such as the climate
emergency, biodiversity crisis, and
rising social inequities.

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BIODESIGN LAB
                                                 DELIVERS NEW
                                                 SOLUTIONS
                                                 Bringing together researchers          Some of the BioDesign Lab’s
                                                 from different industries and          multidisciplinary projects have
                                                 specialisations to develop and         extended beyond traditional
                                                 apply new medical technologies         medtech applications.
                                                 and therapies is the focus for
                                                                                        School of Art and Design senior
                                                 the AUT BioDesign Lab - but
                                                                                        lecturer James Charlton is working
                                                 it also plays a crucial role in
                                                                                        with Jasmin Hitching, a Bachelor
                                                 introducing students to new
                                                                                        of Engineering Technology in
                                                 research opportunities and ways
                                                                                        Mechanical Engineering student,
                                                 of working.
                                                                                        to develop a programmable robot
                                                 BioDesign Lab co-director,             with sensors and special machine
                                                 Associate Professor David White,       tooling attachments that will be
                                                 says since the lab was established     capable of creating sculpture in
                                                 in 2013 it has supported a range       response to the movements of an
                                                 of complex projects drawing            artist.
                                                 on expertise from across AUT’s
                                                                                        “Traditional education models
                                                 different research disciplines and
                                                                                        often compartmentalise learning
                                                 collaborating with industry and
                                                                                        and fields of study, but projects
                                                 community partners.
                                                                                        like this one remove those
                                                 Master of Engineering student          artificial barriers and pave the way
                                                 Bradley Nixon was supported by         for more adaptive, less prescribed
                                                 Aō Air to develop and validate a       learning which supports new
                                                 new proof-of-concept ATMOS             knowledge and discoveries.”
                                                 facemask technology that has
                                                                                        Jasmin says the project has
                                                 received significant funding and
                                                                                        given her valuable problem-
                                                 government support, and is set to
                                                                                        solving skills and insight into
                                                 go on sale to the public.
                                                                                        how different industries tackle
                                                 With support from Surgisplint Ltd      the same problem and arrive at
                                                 and Callaghan Innovation, another      different solutions.
                                                 Master of Engineering student,
                                                                                        “Aside from learning the technical
                                                 Michael Van Wyk, embedded
                                                                                        skills involved in communicating
                                                 smart technology in the Zero-Cast
                                                                                        with and controlling robots, I’ve
                                                 WX wrist brace system which
                                                                                        got to see the process involved
                                                 can provide information on the
                                                                                        in taking an idea through to a
                                                 brace fit and on the user’s mobility
                                                                                        working product.”
                                                 exercises, to assist with better
                                                 tracking of recovery for patients
                                                 and clinicians.

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BEYOND LABS AND
LECTURE THEATRES
Giving students opportunities to            For students studying marine
experience marine environments,             biology at AUT, the university’s
and get beyond labs and lecture             globally respected researchers and
theatres, is an important focus for         research connections also open up
AUT’s marine science programmes.            exciting opportunities.
“Scientific expedition is a really          Marine ecologist AUT Professor
critical skill. There is a huge amount      Andrea Alfaro has led major
of planning and logistics involved          research projects for New Zealand’s
before you can start to gather              aquaculture industry to improve the
data and make discoveries,” says            reproduction and growth of mussels
Dan Breen, programme leader for             and other commercial shellfish.
marine biology. “We want to ensure
                                            Now working with the Cawthron
our students develop those skills, in
                                            Institute, she has secured a
the field, as part of their study.”
                                            government grant to establish a
Field trips include estuaries, zoos,        shellfish culture programme which
marine parks and intertidal shores          will see students working with
but also extend beyond New                  industry on commercial projects.
Zealand waters.
                                            Associate Professor Dr Kat
AUT has cultivated scientific               Bolstad, who heads up the lab
partnerships in the Pacific and has         for Cephalopod Ecology and
a research station in the Solomon           Systematics aka “AUT Squid Lab”,
Islands where undergraduate                 has established links with the
and postgraduate students can               National Institute of Water and
undertake fieldwork.                        Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
                                            giving students access to life
“We’ve seen how valuable the
                                            changing research experiences.
experience is for our students.
                                            PhD candidate Ryan Howard took
They come away with a more global
                                            part in a scientific expedition to the
outlook, they can carry out research
                                            Chatham Rise and dissected a giant
in both temperate and tropical
                                            squid aboard the NIWA research
marine environments and they
                                            vessel Tangaroa.
build practical skills that are vital for
ecologists.”                                AUT marine students are also
                                            undertaking research in New
Getting to study marine life in
                                            Zealand and Australian waters
the Solomon Islands during his
                                            thanks to partnerships with
Bachelor of Science is part of what
                                            organisations including Seafood
inspired AUT PhD candidate Antony
                                            Innovations in New Zealand and
Vavia to pursue postgraduate
                                            the Australian Blue Economy
studies, and he has spent the past
                                            Collaborative Research Centre.
year collecting fieldwork data on
Mitiaro Island in the Cook Islands.

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COLLABORATIVE
     SPACES FOR LIFE
     AND LEARNING
     For students at AUT, one of the        events throughout the year. Each
     three main campuses in Auckland —      apartment has its own kitchenette,
     North, South or City Campus — will     bathroom, study desk and chair.
     become the place they spend most
                                            On the North Campus, AUT is
     of their time.
                                            looking at developing a central
     “We understand that the physical       hub or ‘new heart’ for the health
     environment we create on each          sciences and sport and recreation
     campus plays a massive role            programmes, and has already
     in shaping the experiences of          completed site preparation works.
     students,” says Dr Tony Lanigan,
                                            The project will include a brand
     director of major projects in the
                                            new four-storey building with
     Estates Group at AUT.
                                            new staff offices, teaching and
     AUT has made an ongoing                research spaces, and collaborative
     commitment to sustainable,             social learning spaces including
     contemporary building design that      a café and Student Hub. The
     supports positive teaching and         project also includes the complete
     learning experiences, and two of its   refurbishment of an adjacent
     latest projects are also supporting    building and a new connection into
     life outside the classroom.            the library.
     For many students, starting their      Dr Lanigan says one of the
     studies at university coincides with   most exciting aspects of the
     another major milestone: moving        project is that it will be AUT’s
     out of home.                           most sustainable building to
                                            date because of its LED lighting,
     To ease this transition AUT
                                            rainwater harvesting for irrigation
     has commissioned brand new
                                            and 60% of all water use in the
     accommodation facilities right next
                                            building, high-tech cladding and
     to the City Campus, with housing
                                            roofing systems to support lower
     for more than 695 students in their
                                            energy consumption, and a mainly
     own studio apartment, including 25
                                            timber structure, resulting in close
     apartments designed for students
                                            to ‘embedded carbon neutral’ status.
     with special access needs.
                                            “A huge amount of time and
     The apartment complex has
                                            planning goes into creating
     communal recreation and dining
                                            adaptable spaces that make a
     spaces, 24-hour security, and
                                            positive contribution to AUT,
     on-site staff to support students
                                            and give our students and staff
     and facilitate the residential life
                                            a really welcoming, stimulating
     programme which runs social
                                            environment.”

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PREPARING
ENTREPRENEURS FOR
START-UP SUCCESS
Launching a business is hard work        developing his business plan and
and many fail to make it past the        honing the company’s point of
idea stage, but the CO.STARTERS          difference.
programme at AUT is boosting
                                         CO.STARTERS has also been
the success rate for aspiring
                                         the launching pad for a VR
entrepreneurs.
                                         company, a meal kit business,
Southern Studios director Geoff          a food producer specialising in
Holmes says CO.STARTERS and              plant-based, allergen and planet
some final-year papers in his            friendly products, and a beverage
Bachelor of Business at AUT were         company successfully tackling the
the catalyst for starting his own        Australasian energy drink market
creative production studio.              with a clean alternative.
“They provided the framework             Led by programme manager
that simplified an extremely             Sabrina Nagel, CO.STARTERS
complex business landscape,              was established at AUT in 2015
enabling me to not only build my         and is based on an international
business, but to grow our clients’       programme designed to foster
businesses as well.”                     entrepreneurial ecosystems and
                                         equip people with the skills to
Geoff opted into the ten-week
                                         launch a business.
CO.STARTERS programme at the
end of his degree, wanting to            Director of entrepreneurship and
build his own business but lacking       innovation, Martin Bell, says the
the right experience.                    results have been impressive.
“I knew I wanted to create               “CO.STARTERS has proven to be
something within the production          an empowering foundation for
and advertising industry and gave        aspiring student entrepreneurs.
myself two years to make it work.
                                         “Graduates of the programme
I was super green, hadn’t run a
                                         leave with the insights and
business before, and I was looking
                                         tools they need to take the next
for anything and everything to
                                         practical steps in building a
upskill myself so I didn’t fail.”
                                         sustainable business. Perhaps
Geoff, who now runs an                   most importantly they become
award-winning studio, says               part of a growing CO.STARTERS
CO.STARTERS provided valuable            community with a better
mentoring and helped him                 understanding of how to pursue
focus on critical steps including        their entrepreneurial dreams.”

  22                       Image courtesy of Southern Studios (https://southernstudios.tv)
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LIFE AT AUT
AUT is a modern and innovative university with endless opportunities and a supportive culture that celebrates
diversity. 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
At AUT, we don’t want anything to get in the way of you      Studying at university can be quite an adjustment. That’s
enjoying your student experience and achieving your          why AUT helps new students transition to university life
goals. So no matter what the problem, the Student Hub        by delivering a wide-ranging orientation programme on
                                                                                                                                                                                           Get involved in campus life
is here to help. You can find a Student Hub on each of       campus and online at the start of each semester. AUT                                                                          Joining a club is a great way to meet like-minded people
our three campuses or online, and our team can help          Orientation is complemented by a fun social programme                                                                         and make lifelong friends outside of lectures. Choose from
with anything from advice for applicants, academic and       to help you meet new friends and celebrate the exciting      We speak your language                                           a range of student-run social, sustainability, academic
personal support, StudyLink and fees advice, ID cards and    new journey you’re on. Orientation is just one aspect; we    Our students come from 141 countries, so we know that            and cultural clubs – a great way to meet new people,
Auckland Transport tertiary travel discounts, to wellbeing   also offer activities throughout the semester. To help you   sometimes it’s easier to have things explained in your           participate in events and get involved in campus life.
needs and services for our diverse communities.              navigate the student journey, AUT’s app also provides up-    first language. That’s why some of the Student Hub team
                                                             to-date news, events and information about AUT anytime,      are bilingual. Just ask if we have anyone who speaks your
                                                             anywhere.                                                                                                                     Committed to Māori advancement
Getting around                                                                                                            preferred language.
                                                                                                                                                                                           AUT values all Māori students and whānau, and is
Whether it’s finding your way to campus or getting
around between lectures, AUT offers a range of resources
                                                             Finding the right place to live                              Play sport or join the gym                                       committed to promoting Māori presence and involvement
                                                                                                                                                                                           in all facets of university life. We have a range of support
to help you navigate your new environment. AUT has           Living in AUT student accommodation is a great option        AUT is New Zealand’s leading sports university, with state-      services to help, including learning services, study and
shuttle buses that travel between the AUT City and South     especially if you’re in your first year of study or from     of-the-art sports facilities, on-campus gyms, and a huge         cultural spaces, student groups, mentors, kaupapa Māori
Campus (including New Zealand’s first electric bus),         outside Auckland. Our student accommodation is secure,       number of sports teams and events. As an AUT student             events and Takawaenga Māori student advisors who are
delivers campus and city tours during Orientation, and       with specialised staff and security available on-site        you can participate in a wide variety of sports, from social     dedicated to helping our Māori students.
provides MazeMaps online, a mapping tool designed to         24/7. Located just minutes away from our City or North       on-campus games to elite international competitions. As
help navigate complex environments and highlight any         Campuses, AUT’s self-catered student accommodation is        a part of University Tertiary Sport (UTSNZ) you may also
obstacles for people with accessibility needs.               convenient and modern apartment-style living, designed       have the chance to represent AUT against some of the best        Pacific student success
                                                             to help you build friendships and achieve academic           student athletes in the country.                                 AUT offers a range of services designed to support
                                                             success. Our accommodation options include our brand
                                                                                                                                                                                           our diverse Pacific communities, including academic
                                                             new, purpose-built accommodation in Mayoral Drive near
                                                             the AUT City Campus, which offers studio apartments          Disability student support & resources                           tutoring, and a comprehensive mentoring and
                                                                                                                                                                                           leadership programme.
                                                             with facilities including a rec centre, social areas and
                                                                                                                          If you have an impairment, our Disability Support team
                                                             study spaces.
                                                                                                                          can support you to participate as fully as you can in
                                                                                                                          learning and student life. We work with students before          Join the AUT rainbow community
                                                                                                                          they start at AUT to help identify their specific needs and      AUT was the first university in New Zealand to appoint
                                                                                                                          ensure they’re set up for success while they’re studying         a full-time rainbow community co-ordinator to provide
                                                                                                                          with us by developing an Academic Accommodation                  dedicated support for rainbow students. This role provides
                                                                                                                          Plan. AUT is strongly committed to equity of access and          support, services and resources for all rainbow students
                                                                                                                          opportunity for students, staff and visitors, and supports       and all rainbow identities at AUT. AUT also has a dedicated
                                                                                                                          the principles of Kia Ōrite: Code of Practice for an inclusive   rainbow room where students can study and connect,
                                                                                                                          tertiary environment.                                            and where student groups can meet. As a Rainbow Tick
                                                                                                                                                                                           university, AUT also takes part in city-wide rainbow events
                                                                                                                          Supporting parents                                               and offers rainbow students further opportunities through
                                                                                                                                                                                           rainbow scholarships.
                                                                                                                          AUT has childcare centres at the City and the North
                                                                                                                          Campus, providing a safe and happy environment with
                                                                                                                          excellent staff and high-quality facilities.

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Financial assistance                                           Student ambassadors ready to help
                                                                                                                           We understand that studying can be tough on your               AUT has more than 200 knowledgeable student
                                                                                                                           finances. The Student Hub team offers financial assistance     ambassadors who help support events and activities across
                                                                                                                           to students who are experiencing financial difficulty while    AUT. One of their key roles is to help new students as they
                                                                                                                           studying at AUT. We may be able to provide assistance          settle into their studies. We also have RUOK advisors who
                                                                                                                           with food and transports vouchers or living expenses like      focus on students’ wellbeing, and make sure students are
                                                                                                                           overdue rent or utility bills.                                 aware of the support services and resources available.

                                                                                                                           Helping you succeed in your studies                            We embrace all faiths
                                                                                                                           Our library and learning support team offers a wide range      We take a multifaith approach by providing spiritual
                                                                                                                           of services and resources, and there are digital resources     support to students from various beliefs. AUT encourages
                                                                                                                           available to develop your academic skills. The Library also    understanding, tolerance and harmony, respecting
                                                                                                                           runs a range of workshops to help you get the most out         everyone’s spiritual views. Access our faith and prayer

LIFE AT AUT (continued)                                                                                                    of your studies and work smarter, rather than harder. Our
                                                                                                                           extensive peer mentoring programme provides academic
                                                                                                                           support from others who have already completed the same
                                                                                                                                                                                          rooms on campus, attend events, or get support from our
                                                                                                                                                                                          team of chaplains.

                                                                                                                           course. You can also access Studiosity, our online 24/7
                                                                                                                           academic support service for guidance and feedback on          Stay healthy and well
                                                                                                                           academic writing and skills.
Supporting you into your future career                       Gain an edge on the competition                                                                                              At AUT it’s OK to ask for help. We actively encourage all
                                                                                                                                                                                          students to be aware of their own wellness needs – mind,
The AUT Employability team prepares you for your future      The AUT Edge and Beyond AUT Awards help you gain an                                                                          body and spirit. You’ll have access to free or low-cost
career by developing job search, interview and networking    extra edge in the competitive marketplace by developing
                                                                                                                           Support for postgraduate students                              medical treatment at our full-service medical centres.
skills, building your personal brand and more                highly employable skills through volunteering, leadership     The Graduate Research School provides leadership and           We’re also committed to helping you build resilience,
                                                             and employability activities.                                 support services for postgraduate research students            mental strength and the skills to manage stress. That’s why
                                                                                                                           and their supervisors at AUT. We provide advice and            all students can get free, confidential counselling sessions
Connections to the workplace                                                                                               information related to applications for the Master of          and mental health support. Our advisors in the Student Hub
We run a full programme of employer presentations,
                                                             Top internships around the world                              Philosophy and doctoral programmes, offer advice on            can help you with a range of queries. Talk to us about any
events and workshops throughout the year - on campus         New AUT graduates have once-in-a-lifetime opportunities       postgraduate policy matters, and monitor the progress          topic; study-related or personal. We also organise Bright
and online - with employers offering advice and insights     to apply their learning in a global context thanks to the     of research students at AUT from the moment they’re            Side at AUT events where students can develop better self-
into their industries or recruiting future employees. Four   AUT Internz International Scholarship programme. As well      admitted to their programme to the time they complete          knowledge and a greater sense of purpose.
graduate job boards, including an international one, offer   as providing a chance to intern with amazing employers        their degree. Each faculty also has dedicated staff
great work opportunities for AUT graduates and interns.      in a range of industries in America, Asia and the UK,         to support postgraduate students in all programmes
                                                             AUT provides scholarships to cover visas, return travel,      throughout their studies.
                                                                                                                                                                                          High-performance athlete support
                                                             travel and health insurance and a stipend to support                                                                         We encourage athletes to succeed both on and off the
A launchpad for entrepreneurs                                living expenses. More than 200 AUT graduates started                                                                         sporting stage though the Elite Athlete Programme with
AUT is a great place for aspiring entrepreneurs. If you      their careers by completing internships for organisations     A vibrant research culture                                     support to combine sporting goals with education, career
want to turn your entrepreneurial ideas into a viable        like Facebook Creative Shop, Icebreaker, Allbirds,            We create a wide range of opportunities for supervisors        and other life aspirations.
business, you can join our ten-week CO.STARTERS@AUT          Lululemon, FCB West, Paramount Recording Studios,             and postgraduate research students to collaborate,
programme or participate in the X Challenge to compete       Sundance Institute, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and        connect and share ideas through workshops, events,
for a range of cash prizes to help you take the next step    The Smithsonian Institution through the AUT Internz           doctoral inductions and the research students’ peer
                                                                                                                                                                                          Representing your interests
on your entrepreneurial journey. AUT students and alumni     Scholarship Programme.                                        groups. The annual Research Symposium and 3 Minute             The AUT Student Association (AUTSA) exists to advocate
who have a promising idea for a start-up could also work                                                                   Thesis competition are among the many events that              and represent the interests of all students attending AUT.
with AUT Ventures Ltd to bring their ideas to market. We                                                                   showcase AUT’s student research culture and celebrate
can help you access commercial funding sources, protect
                                                             See the world before you graduate                             postgraduate student success.
                                                                                                                                                                                          The association also publishes the university student
                                                                                                                                                                                          magazine Debate, and runs social activities during
your intellectual property and avoid the pitfalls many       An international student exchange offers an amazing                                                                          Orientation and throughout the year.
start-ups face.                                              opportunity to study overseas as part of your degree. Study
                                                             for a semester or a year at one of our partner universities   Free access to digital tools
                                                             around the world, and immerse yourself in another culture,    and resources                                                  Safe and friendly campuses
                                                             make lifelong friends and get international experience        We offer students all the digital tools needed to succeed,     We make sure our students are safe when they’re on
                                                             before you graduate.                                          including free wifi on campus, the full Microsoft Office 365   campus. Our friendly security staff are available day and
                                                                                                                           suite for up to five devices and access to LinkedIn Learning   night to help if you have any concerns.
                                                                                                                           (lynda.com), a world-leading online learning platform.

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A
 ARCHITECTURE &
BUILT ENVIRONMENT
                                   Draws upon global
                                   issues, indigenous
                                  worldviews and the
                                  need for sustainable
                                         design

At AUT you learn to design
built environments that
recognise indigenous values
and address Auckland’s
rapid population growth,
as well as global issues like
housing affordability, global
warming and homelessness.
You’ll be taught by                 Expert lecturers,
professional architects, as          nationally and
                                     internationally
well as professionals with
                                      recognised in
backgrounds in design,            architecture, design,
engineering, computer               engineering and
science, creative technologies,           more
media, business and
entrepreneurship. You learn
in an interactive environment
where you collaborate with
your classmates, mana whenua
and experts from different
disciplines to find innovative
solutions that support
community wellbeing and
                                   Students work on
nurture future generations.        live, real industry
                                          briefs

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PROGRAMMES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PROGRAMMES
             UNDERGRADUATE STUDY                                                                                                             POSTGRADUATE STUDY
                                                                                                                                             Master of Architecture                 Master of Engineering                   Doctor of Philosophy
               Bachelor of Architecture and                 Bachelor of Design                         Bachelor of Engineering               (Professional)                         Project Management
               Future Environments                                                                     (Honours)                                                                                                            Duration       3-6 years
                                                             • Spatial Design                                                                Duration   2 years F/T,                Duration    1 year F/T,
               Duration       3 years F/T only                                                                                                                                                                              Campus         City
                                                                                                        • Architectural Engineering                     5 years P/T                             2 years P/T
                                                            Duration    3 years F/T, 6 years P/T        • Construction Engineering                                                                                          Starts         1 Feb & 1 Aug 2022
               Campus         City                                                                                                           Campus     City                        Campus      City
                                                            Campus      City
               Starts         28 Feb 2022                                                             Duration    4 years F/T, 8 years P/T   Starts     28 Feb 2022                 Starts      28 Feb & 18 July 2022
                                                            Starts      28 Feb 2022
                                                                                                      Campus      City
                                                                                                      Starts      28 Feb & 18 July 2022      Master of Construction                 Master of Philosophy
             KEY
                                                                                                                                             Management
             F/T full-time                                                                                                                                                          Duration    1 year F/T,
              P/T part-time                                                                                                                  Duration   1 year F/T,                             2 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                        2 years P/T                 Campus      City
                                                                                                                                             Campus     City                        Starts      1 Feb & 1 Aug 2022
                                                                                                                                             Starts     28 Feb & 18 July 2022

                                                                                                                                                WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                AUT researchers work on projects across the built environment, in New Zealand and around the world.
                                                                                                                                                You can collaborate on projects, and work with graduates and architects to create meaningful change
                                                                                                                                                in the built environment. As an architecture student at AUT you can also access our Architectural
                                                                                                                                                Engineering Lab, Built Environment Engineering Lab, Communities and Learning Lab and Urban
                                                                                                                                                Wellbeing Lab. You work on research projects that demonstrate the way architecture, design intelligence
                                                                                                                                                and future cities can become intertwined.

                                         “I like that architecture at AUT has a focus on the future, and that we’re thinking                   “I came to AUT to study spatial design, but had always aspired to move into architecture
                                         about our environment while studying architecture. I would absolutely recommend                       eventually. I’d love to have the opportunity to create spaces that improve people’s lives
                                         the Bachelor of Architecture and Future Environments to students who are                              and inspire the next generation. When AUT introduced new architecture programmes
                                            keen to learn about so much more than just ‘architecture’ itself. I believe that                   in the final year of my bachelor’s degree, I jumped at the opportunity. The future of
                                               as architects and designers, we need to act and think of tangible ways to                       architecture will play an important role within the sustainability of our environments,
                                                  prevent further global problems as we play a massive role in sustainable                     mankind’s wellbeing and the salvation of our climate. AUT’s architecture
                                                      development and determining the state of our ecosystem. I want to                        programmes were established to tackle these issues, challenge the current
                                                       work as an architect after I graduate, and integrate the skills that I gain             state of architecture, and think about the possibilities we can offer as future
                                                        from this degree to contribute to the sustainable growth of cities and                 architects.”
                                                         urban environments around the world.”                                                 Matangireia Mita Ngarua Yates-Francis
                                                                                                                                               Te Arawa, Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Maniapoto

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                                                        Azra Banu
                                                         Student, Bachelor of Architecture                                                     Master of Architecture (Professional) student
                                                                                                                                               Bachelor of Design in Spatial Design
                                                          and Future Environments
                                                                                                       aut.ac.nz/architecture-be
A
     ART & DESIGN
                                        TOP 150
                                        WORLDWIDE

AUT’s School of Art and
Design is ranked in the top 150
worldwide in the QS World
University Subject Rankings
2020. Our programmes cover
a range of disciplines and
are driven by an exceptional
studio culture experience. Our
world-class facilities include          Industry-leading
three 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
be supervised by our expert
academic staff and have the
chance to work on national
and international projects,
often with real industry clients.
Our programmes balance
creativity, research and
conceptual development with              Award-winning,
                                      industry-experienced
theoretical and professional              teaching staff
studies.

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PROGRAMMES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PROGRAMMES
              UNDERGRADUATE STUDY                                                                                                   POSTGRADUATE STUDY

               Certificate in Science and                   Bachelor of Design                       Bachelor of Visual Arts        Postgraduate Certificate in             Master of Design                       Master of Philosophy
               Technology                                                                                                           Design
                                                            •   Communication Design   C   S         Duration    3 years F/T,                                              Duration    1½ years F/T,               Duration     1 year F/T,
                  • Design Technologies pathway             •   Digital Design C                                 6 years P/T        Duration   ½ year F/T,                             up to 3 years P/T                        2 years P/T
                                                            •   Fashion Design C                     Campus      City                          1 year P/T                  Campus      City                        Campus       City
              Duration        1 year F/T only               •   Industrial Design C
                                                                                                     Starts      28 Feb 2022        Campus     City                        Starts      28 Feb & 18 July 2022       Starts       1 Feb & 1 Aug 2022
              Campus          City & South                  •   Interaction Design C
                                                            •   Spatial Design C                                                    Starts     28 Feb & 18 July 2022
              Starts          28 Feb & 18 July 2022
                                                           Duration    3 years F/T,                                                                                         Master of Visual Arts                  Doctor of Philosophy
                                                                       6 years P/T                                                  Postgraduate Certificate in
               Diploma in Arts                                                                                                                                             Duration    1½ years F/T,               Duration     3-6 years
                                                           Campus      City & South                                                 Visual Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                       up to 3 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Campus       City
                  • Communication Design                   Starts      28 Feb 2022                                                  Duration   ½ year F/T                  Campus      City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Starts       1 Feb & 1 Aug 2022
              Duration        1 year F/T, 2 years P/T                                                                               Campus     City                        Starts      28 Feb 2022
                                                                                                                                    Starts     28 Feb 2022
              Campus          South
              Starts          28 Feb 2022

                                                                                                                                         WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH
              KEY
              C     City Campus    F/T full-time                                                                                         Our creative-led research covers a broad range of art and design disciplines. Cultural practitioners –
              N     North Campus   P/T part-time                                                                                         visual artists, spatial and fashion designers, film makers and more – come together to explore broad
              S     South Campus                                                                                                         notions of art and design at AUT. As an art and design student you have access to our industry-
                                                                                                                                         leading studios, labs and services. These include photographic and lighting facilities; motion capture,
                                                                                                                                         printmaking and 3D labs; and digital textile machines at our world-class Textile and Design Lab.
                                                                                                                                         We’re also the home of the ST PAUL St Gallery, a suite of purpose-built galleries and project spaces
                                                                                                                                         dedicated to the development of contemporary art and a programme of exhibitions, events, symposia
                                                                                                                                         and publications.

                                         “AUT has its finger on the pulse of design, which is an especially dynamic industry.         “I think the academic staff we had were so special, and showed us they really cared
                                         The workshops and studios make use of the latest technology for designers to make            and thought that what we were doing was important. Making art and then showing it
                                        their ideas a reality. With strong connections and staff within the industry, alongside       to others can be really scary and personal, so it’s important that those lecturers hold
                                        some game-changing graduates, AUT is leading the change in thinking for the future            space for you. I loved that we were able to crack jokes and cry in front of them. Our
                                           of design. While I was at AUT, I used many of my university projects to enter              class size for sculpture was really small, so the friendships I made ran deep and the
                                                   entrepreneurial and design competitions, winning a number of awards and            attention from the lecturers was really high. I’m still good friends with my
                                                     being invited to exhibit a student project at the Global Grad Show at Dubai      classmates and lecturers, which feels really important.”
                                                        Design Week.”
                                                                                                                                      Vanessa Crofskey
                                                         Haydn Jack                                                                   Staff Writer/Communications Manager,
                                                          Industrial Designer, Blender Design                                         The Pantograph Punch / Freelance Artist

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                                                           Bachelor of Design in Industrial Design                                    Bachelor of Visual Arts

                                                                                                              aut.ac.nz/artdesign
BBUSINESS                    Ranked in the top
                                    300 universities
                                    worldwide for all
                                    business subjects

Our programmes are designed
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,
                                        Connecting
critical thinking, collaboration,     more students
and communication skills,             with employers
and include internships and         through workplace
applied projects that give you          experience
the competitive edge for your
career. The AUT Business
School is 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
                                      Transforming
forward innovative solutions,         business and
and they’re shaping successful       society through
careers all around the world.         our research

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDY                                                                                                              POSTGRADUATE STUDY
PROGRAMMES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PROGRAMMES
              Certificate in Business                     Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor        Bachelor of Business &                            Bachelor of Business                       Postgraduate Diploma in                  Master of Philosophy
              Studies                                     of Business conjoint               Bachelor of International                         (Honours)                                  Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Duration    1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
                                                          programme                          Hospitality Management
              Duration          ½ year F/T only                                                                                                 •   Accounting                            Duration     1 year F/T, 2 years P/T
                                                                                             conjoint programme                                                                                                                   Campus      City & South
              Campus            City & South              Duration   4 years F/T,                                                               •   Economics                             Campus       City                       Starts      1 Feb, 1 May, 1 Aug &
                                                                     up to 9 years P/T       Duration      4 years F/T,                         •   Finance
              Starts            28 Feb & 18 July 2022                                                                                                                                     Starts       28 Feb & 18 July 2022                  1 Nov 2022
                                                          Campus     City & South                          up to 9 years P/T                    •   Information Systems
                                                                                             Campus        City & South
                                                                                                                                                •   International Business
                                                          Starts     28 Feb & 18 July 2022                                                      •   Management
              Diploma in Business                                                            Starts        28 Feb & 18 July 2022                                                          Master of Business                       Doctor of Philosophy
                                                                                                                                                •   Marketing
              Duration          1 year F/T only
                                                                                                                                                •   Sport Leadership and                                                          Duration    3-6 years
                                                          Bachelor of Business &                                                                    Management                             •   Accounting
              Campus            City & South              Bachelor of Communication          Bachelor of Business &                                                                        •   Economics                          Campus      City & South
                                                          Studies conjoint programme         Bachelor of Science conjoint                      Duration      1 year F/T, 2 years P/T       •   Finance                            Starts      1 Feb, 1 May, 1 Aug &
              Starts            28 Feb & 18 July 2022                                                                                                                                      •   Information Systems
                                                                                             programme                                         Campus        City                                                                             1 Nov 2022
                                                          Duration   4 years F/T,                                                                                                          •   International Business
                                                                     up to 8 years P/T       Duration      4 years F/T,                        Starts        28 Feb & 18 July 2022         •   Management
              Bachelor of Business                                                                                                                                                         •   Marketing
                                                          Campus     City & South                          up to 9 years P/T
                                                                                                                                                                                           •   Sport Leadership and
                  •   Accounting C S                      Starts     28 Feb 2022             Campus        City & South                        Postgraduate Certificate in                     Management
                  •   Economics C                                                            Starts        28 Feb & 18 July 2022               Business
                  •   Finance C                                                                                                                                                           Duration     1½ years F/T,
                  •   Human Resource Management           Bachelor of Business &                                                               Duration      ½ year F/T,                               3 years P/T
                      and Employment Relations C S        Bachelor of Computer               Graduate Certificate in                                         1 year P/T                   Campus       City
                  •   Information Systems C
                                                          and Information Sciences           Business
                  •   International Business and                                                                                               Campus        City                         Starts       28 Feb & 18 July 2022
                      Strategy C
                                                          conjoint programme                                                                   Starts        28 Feb & 18 July 2022
                                                                                             Duration      ½ year F/T,
                  •   Management C S                      Duration   4 years F/T,                          1 year P/T
                  •   Marketing, Advertising, Retailing              up to 9 years P/T       Campus        City & South
                      and Sales C
                                                          Campus     City & South            Starts        28 Feb & 18 July 2022
              Duration          3 years F/T,              Starts     28 Feb & 18 July 2022
                                6 years P/T
              Campus            City & South                                                 Graduate Diploma in
              Starts            28 Feb & 18 July 2022
                                                          Bachelor of Business &             Business
                                                          Bachelor of Health Science
                                                                                             Duration      1 year F/T,
                                                          conjoint programme
                                                                                                           2 years P/T
                                                          Duration   4½ years F/T,           Campus        City & South
                                                                     up to 9 years P/T
                                                                                             Starts        28 Feb & 18 July 2022
              KEY
                                                          Campus     City & South1
              C       City Campus    F/T full-time
              N       North Campus   P/T part-time
                                                          Starts     28 Feb & 18 July 2022
              S       South Campus
                                                                                               1. Health papers offered at the North Campus.
                                                                                                                                                          “I felt a strong sense of community and belonging at AUT, especially seeing
                                                                                                                                                          Pacific representation throughout all levels of the university. I felt especially
                                                                                                                                                          encouraged to succeed after seeing my lecturers commit time and effort
                                                                                                                                                          towards their students’ development and achievement. It’s easy to feel
                                                                                                                                                          motivated to succeed when you have such inspirational people in your
                                                                                                                                                          corner. The smaller-sized workshops we had at AUT helped to create a
                                                                                                                                                          comfortable environment where I felt confident in participating
                                                                                                                                                          amongst my peers. I’ve also enjoyed the support systems in place
                                                                                                                                                          at AUT, specifically those tailored to Māori or Pacific students.”
                                                                                                                                                          Angelitsa Nekelo
                                                                                                                                                          Graduate Accountant, KPMG
                                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting

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                                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance

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POSTGRADUATE STUDY CONTINUED
PROGRAMMES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PROGRAMMES
              Postgraduate Certificate in               Master of Business                        Postgraduate Diploma in               Master of Applied Finance                  Postgraduate Diploma in                Master of Marketing
              Business Administration                   Administration                            Professional Accounting                                                          Global Business
                                                                                                                                        Duration      1-1½ years F/T,                                                     Duration   1-1½ years F/T,
              Duration   ½ year F/T,                   Duration    1-1½ years F/T,               Duration    1 year F/T,                              2-4 years P/T               Duration     1 year F/T,                           2-4 years P/T
                         1-1½ years P/T                            2-4 years P/T                             1½ years P/T               Campus        City                                     1½ years P/T               Campus     City
              Campus     City                          Campus      City                          Campus      City                       Starts        28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct    Campus       City                       Starts     28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct
              Starts     28 Feb, 9 May, 18 July &      Starts      28 Feb, 9 May, 18 July &      Starts      28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct                 2022                        Starts       28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct              2022
                         26 Sept 2022                              26 Sept 2022                              2022                                                                              2022

                                                                                                                                        Postgraduate Diploma in                                                           Postgraduate Diploma in
              Postgraduate Diploma in                   Postgraduate Certificate in               Master of Professional                Business Management                        Master of Global Business              Supply Chain Management
              Business Administration                   Business Studies                          Accounting
                                                                                                                                        Duration      1 year F/T,                 Duration     1-1½ years F/T,            Duration   1 year F/T,
              Duration   1-1½ years F/T,               Duration    ½ year F/T,                   Duration    1½ years F/T,                            1½ years P/T                             2-4 years P/T                         2 years P/T
                         2-4 years P/T                             1 year P/T                                3 years P/T                Campus        City                        Campus       City                       Campus     City
              Campus     City                          Campus      City                          Campus      City                       Starts        28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct    Starts       28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct   Starts     28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct
              Starts     28 Feb, 9 May, 18 July &      Starts      28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct      Starts      28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct                 2022                                     2022                                  2022
                         26 Sept 2022                              2022                                      2022

                                                                                                                                        Master of Business                         Postgraduate Diploma in                Master of
                                                        Postgraduate Certificate in               Postgraduate Diploma in               Management                                 Marketing                              Supply Chain Management
                                                        Professional Accounting                   Applied Finance
                                                                                                                                        Duration      1-1½ years F/T,             Duration     1 year F/T,                Duration   1-1½ years F/T,
                                                       Duration    ½ year F/T,                   Duration    1 year F/T,                              2-4 years P/T                            1½ years P/T                          2-4 years P/T
                                                                   1 year P/T                                1½ years P/T               Campus        City                        Campus       City                       Campus     City
                                                       Campus      City                          Campus      City                       Starts        28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct    Starts       28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct   Starts     28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct
                                                       Starts      28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct      Starts      28 Feb, 18 July & 25 Oct                 2022                                     2022                                  2022
                                                                   2022                                      2022

                                                                                                                                          WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                          Our world-class researchers work in all major disciplines in business and economics, and in our
                                                                                                                                          multidisciplinary research centres. At the heart of our research is collaborative engagement with our
                                                                                                                                          external stakeholders in business, the professions, government and the community. Our research centres
                                                                                                                                          and groups include the Accounting for Social Impact Research Group, Auckland Centre for Financial
                                                                                                                                          Research, Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research, Gender and Diversity Research Group and
                                                                                                                                          the New Zealand Work Research Institute.

                                                                                                                                                   “The in-class experience has been the most enjoyable part of my studies. The
                                           “At first I wasn’t sure which university I wanted to attend as I had received scholarships              lecturers are all experts in their fields, and they always share their valuable
                                           for three different universities, but once I had researched what I wanted in a university,              knowledge and experiences. Because they share real business world issues
                                            I realised that AUT ticked all the boxes. I wanted a university that was supportive and                and practices with us, I feel engaged and know that what we’re learning will
                                             cared about its students, and AUT instantly stood out to me. I also loved that AUT                    be useful for my future career. I also enjoy that we’re all sharing different
                                               had small class sizes, gave students the opportunity to gain workplace experience                   ideas and diverse perspectives, which makes the classes exciting. AUT has a
                                                    at the end of their degree and offered many opportunities outside of the                       robust reputation for providing an exceptional university education and
                                                         curriculum, which results in AUT alumni graduating with more than just                    having outstanding student support for all international students.
                                                          degrees. I know I’ve made the right call choosing AUT.”                                  Other students currently studying at New Zealand universities
                                                         Dannielle Aldworth                                                                        recommended that I should pursue my degree with AUT. This
                                                         People and Culture Graduate, Auckland Council                                             made me confident in choosing AUT.”
                                                          Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Employment
                                                          Relations & Economics                                                                    Latsamy Mahaphonh

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                                                                                                                                                   Laos
                                                                                                                                                   Master of Professional Accounting student
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