Location : New Zealand ,Auckland
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Established in 1883, the University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading, research-led university. In the QS Stars rating, the University of Auckland is rated as a Five Stars Plus institution for excellence in the categories: Research, Employability, Teaching, Facilities, Internationalisation, Innovation and Inclusiveness. It is also the only New Zealand university ranked in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings and in the top 200 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The University of Auckland is the largest university in the country. Most students attend the main City Campus, which is located in the heart of Auckland close to the city’s main transport hubs, the bustling central business district, shops, theatres and social scene.
We welcome applications from international students studying a wide range of New Zealand and international qualifications. You must fulfill our requirements to receive an offer of place, or you must be in a position to fulfill our requirements to be considered for a conditional offer of place.
Entry requirements are based on your prior study and we provide specific requirements for qualifications our international students have most frequently achieved. There are additional entry requirements for some programmes and these vary depending on the programme you are applying for.
Find out how to gain entry to the University, including standards you’ll have to meet under NCEA, CIE and IB; and alternative entrance pathways.
You must have completed a bachelors (honours) degree or postgraduate diploma from the University of Auckland, or a postgraduate taught qualification from a recognised university (or similar).
You must meet English language requirements. These may be met through an approved English language test or prior study in the English medium.
If you are an international applicant and your first language is not English, you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency. English is considered the first language of citizens of the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the United States of America and Canada.
If you are a domestic applicant and your first language is not English you may be asked to provide evidence of your competence in written and spoken English.
If you have an offer of place conditional on English, you may wish to consider applying for entry to a pathway English language course at the University’s English Language Academy
|CAE or CPE||169||176||185||191|
IELTS Academic minimum bands score equivalencies
|TOEFL (iBT) written score||21||21||24||24|
|TOEFL (paper-based) TWE score||4.5||4.5||5.0||5.0|
|CAE or CPE no bands less than||162||169||176||185|
|PTE communicative skills score||42||50||58||65|
If you have successfully completed study in the English medium, you may not have to take a language test. The tables below are only intended as a guide and certain conditions may apply, see Approved alternatives to IELTS requirements and English language waivers below.
The table below shows the equivalent scores or marks you need in English-intensive subjects (within the last two years) to match the IELTS grade for your programme.
|GCSE, IGCSE or GCE O-Level||C||B|
|Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level (H2 level)||E||C|
|Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level (H1 level)||C||B|
|IB (English Language A1 or 2 Higher Level)||4||5|
|IB (English Language A1 or 2 Standard Level)||5||6|
|IB (English Language B Higher Level)||5||6|
We also accept the following country-specific qualifications. We may require you to have achieved a specific score or mark in an approved English-intensive subject within your qualification.
You must have completed at least one year of full-time study, in the last two years at a recognised university (or similar institution). Your study must be at a level equivalent to a New Zealand university degree and completed in one of the following countries or territories:
Australia, Botswana, Canada, Cyprus, Fiji, Ghana, Guyana, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Nigeria, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Tanzania, The Netherlands, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
We also accept study completed at the University of the South Pacific (Cook Islands, Fiji, Nauru, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Vanuatu) and the University of West Indies (all Caribbean countries and territories).
Whether you’re a recent school leaver, a current undergraduate, a returning, or postgraduate student, we have an accommodation solution for you.
Our catered first-year Halls of Residence give you a great environment to complement the start of your academic studies.
The communities that make up our halls of residence provide a lasting impression with students, with many creating memories and relationships that last a lifetime.
Our accommodation teams understand that transitioning from high school to University can be an overwhelming experience, which is why all of our first-year halls offer a safe and supportive environment to guide you through your first year.
In addition to social and recreational events organised throughout the year, our teams ensure that academic mentoring and informal study groups are available to encourage and engage our residents, and align them for personal and academic success.
Our university-managed, self-catered residences offer you a more independent lifestyle while you study at the University of Auckland.
Currently there are no scholarships available.