Ranking and reputation

Learn more about studying Business at New Zealand’s world-ranked University.

The University of Auckland Business School is ranked the best university in New Zealand to study Accounting and Finance, Commercial Law, Business and Management, Property, Economics and Information Systems, according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

For the subject area Accounting and Finance, the University of Auckland was ranked 41st in the world. For Business and Management Studies, Auckland came in the top 100 out of 1,070 institutions, and for Economics and Econometrics, it was ranked in the top 100 out of 917 institutions.

Some subjects taught in the Business School are included in other QS subject areas, in which the University of Auckland also leads New Zealand. Property is counted under Architecture and Built Environment, for which the University came 16th in the world. Commercial Law was included in Law, which came 36th in the world. Information Systems is included in Computer Science and Information Systems, for which the University ranked in the top 100 internationally.

Overall the University of Auckland was confirmed as the best performing in the country, holding top place in 37 subjects.

The QS Rankings by Subject results were based on survey responses from over 305,000 academics and 194,000 employers, and analysis of over 43 million research papers and over 185 million citations sourced from the Scopus/Elsevier bibliometric database.