The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) was established in the year 2000. However, its lineage can be traced back to 1895 when it was originally founded as Auckland Auckland Technical School. AUT has been placed in the top 2% of the Universities worldwide and has been ranked #15 for international outlook.
Furthermore, 15 subjects have been acknowledged across the globe, out of which subjects such as Accounting and Finance has been ranked in the top 150 and Law & Business and Management in the top 300.
|University Type||Public University|
|No. of Campuses||3|
|No. of Accommodation Complexes||2|
|Graduate Job Rate||93%|
|Average Cost of Attendance||33,330-53,715|
|Intake Type||Semester wise|
|Mode of Program||Full time and online|
There are in total 17 schools and 5 faculties offering more than 250 courses in subject areas like Business, Economics and Law, Culture and Society, Design and Creative Technologies, Health and Environmental Sciences, and M?ori and Indigenous Development. Additionally, AUT has more than 60 institutes dedicated solely to research work.
AUT is spread across 3 campuses in Auckland City, Manukau, and Northcote. Presently, the University is catering to more than 29,000 students including 4,200 international students from over 95 countries. On-campus facilities include fitness, medical, and sports center. Furthermore, students get a plethora of options to choose between academic, cultural, social and sports clubs.
AUT has 2 flatting-type accommodation complexes housing nearly 709 residents. Every apartment is well furnished, comprises about 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, dining area, and a kitchen. The apartments are self-catered and offer facilities such as laundry, wifi, and 24X7 security.
Application: Applications can be made through online or offline mode, i.e., by filling the online application form or by downloading the application form and courier the same to the University address.
Application fee: 150 NZD Application deadline: Semester 1- December 3, 2018; Semester 2- May 3, 2019.
General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official programme completion certificate, mark sheets.
Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy English Proficiency Test: International students need to submit IELTS (Academic) scores while making the application.
The minimum scores required are given below:
|Level||Minimum IELTS scores required|
For all the doctorate courses, international students can pay the tuition fee at the domestic rate of 6,750 NZD.
The weekly accommodation cost ranges between 262 and 275 NZD. The application fee is 150 NZD and other additional expenses sum up to 470 NZD. It is essential for international students to arrange an amount of 17,000 NZD before coming to New Zealand to cover their living expenses and return ticket. However, the overall expense may exceed this amount based on the necessities.
Students may seek financial assistance in the form of food & transport vouchers/subsidy on high-amount bills/scholarships. The international scholarships available are:
|AUT Doctoral Scholarship||Tuition fee at domestic rate + 25,000 NZD (annual stipend)||3 years||March 15, July 15, and 1 November 1|
|The New Zealand Scholarships Programme||10,000-20,000 NZD||Up to 3 years||March 14, 2019|
|New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarship||Tuition fee + living cost (25,000 NZD) + Medical insurance coverage (600)||3 years||July 15, 2019|
AUT has more than 100,000 alumni. The alumni may avail benefits such as career aid, scholarships, discount on the gym membership and free library membership. Some of the notable alumni are Stephen Tindall, Dominic Bowden, and Bruce McLaren
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|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$22556.38|
|Post graduate Tuition Fees||$23424.42|
|Start of Application process||-|
|End of Application process||September 30, 2019|