Auckland University of Technology | University Info | 9 Short Courses in English -

Auckland University of Technology

Multiple locations
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is one of the largest universities in New Zealand, with three campuses across Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. AUT is one of the world’s best modern universities; known for its focus on innovation and student success. Times Higher Education has ranked us in the top 50 universities under 50 years of age and among the top 1% of universities in the world. 


AUT has been a place of learning for 120 years, since its beginnings as Auckland Technical School in 1895, with 137 students enrolled in vocational education and the trades. In 2000, AUT was granted university status, and it has since grown from being New Zealand’s youngest university to become one of the country’s largest and highest ranked.


At AUT you can study a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes – from business and engineering to law and science. The programmes are taught by world-leading staff and often include opportunities to gain industry experience.


Our research achievements reflect the variety and breadth of our research efforts. AUT has more than 60 research centres and institutes – enabling us to collaborate locally and globally, and provide excellent opportunities for our postgraduate students. Our researchers are regularly in the spotlight in New Zealand and around the world.


AUT focuses on preparing our students for their future career, offering you many opportunities to gain industry experience and make connections in your chosen field.

AUT’s Employability and Careers team helps you consider your career options and gain the skills to stand out to employers, and runs a variety of events where you can meet potential employers. These are all reasons why so many AUT graduates have created successful careers all over the world

Short Courses

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (6)
Medicine & Health (4)
Education & Training (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Social Sciences (1)

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
401 -150
251 -50
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
407 79
486 -35
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
801 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
372 -7
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

AUT has two student accommodation complexes close to its City Campus in central Auckland and one accommodation complex near its North Campus on Auckland’s North Shore. 

This is a convenient option, especially if you’re in your first year of study or from outside Auckland. Our student accommodation is safe and modern, and just minutes away from campus. When you live in student accommodation, you become part of a community and have many opportunities to make friends and social connections.

Library services

AUT has a library on each its three campuses, offering a wide range of textbooks as well as assessment advice and workshops to help you succeed in your studies.

ICT services

The ICT Service Desk can help with computers, network, internet, printers and other ICT services.

Medical services

AUT has medical centres for students at its City and North Campus. These are staffed by doctors and nurses who provide a range of medical services. The South Campus offers nursing services only.

Campus life

AUT has three campuses with a range of study options:

  • AUT City Campus
  • AUT North Campus
  • AUT South Campus.

City Campus is in the heart of Auckland City and is AUT’s largest campus. You can study most of AUT’s programmes at this campus, and have access to a wide range of student services and two student accommodation complexes.

North Campus is on Auckland’s North Shore and is the home of many of our health, education and sport programmes. Its facilities include student accommodation, support services, cafes and AUT’s biggest gym.

South Campus is located in the heart of Manukau in South Auckland. It offers a range of programmes you can study, as well as student support services to help you make the most of your studies.

Sports facilities

You can find a gym at each of AUT’s campuses, each offering modern equipment, group exercise classes and access to other sport and fitness services.

Student clubs

As an AUT student, you can get involved with our variety of student clubs, groups and activities. 

These include:

  • Sports teams and activities
  • Accounting Association
  • Chinese Student Association
  • Computer Science & Engineering Association
  • Indian Students Association
  • International Hub
  • Investment Club 
  • Law Students' Society
  • OffGrid Outdoor Club
  • Startup Club
  • Women in Technology

Many of our programmes are accredited by prestigious industry organisations. For example, the AUT Business School is accredited by EQUIS and AACSB International, our engineering degrees are accredited by Engineering New Zealand, and our tourism programmes by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!