Study with us

The creative heart of the University, including Te Pare School of Architecture and Planning, Te Waka Tūhura Elam School of Fine Arts, Design Programme, Te Whare o ngā Pūkōrero Pūoro School of Music and Ngā Akoranga Kanikani Dance Studies Programme.

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Explore your creativity in architecture, design, dance, fine arts, music or urban planning.

Hōparatia | Explore
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Enhance your practice, advance your professional knowledge or make a career change with postgraduate study.

Kimihia me pēhea | Find out how
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Find the right kind of doctoral study to fit your research and creative goals.

Ki te hōpara | Explore now
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Explore the courses you can enrol into for your degree.

Tūhuratia | Discover now
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Studios, workshops and equipment

Studying here includes access to our studios, workshops, practice rooms, recording spaces, digital equipment, fabrication tools and expert technical staff.

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Students and recent graduates share their experiences of studying at the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries.

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Our graduates have exciting careers in architecture, design, dance, art, music and urban planning.

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New Zealand's leading tertiary provider in architecture and the built environment, we offer design-based education with strong links to industry.

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Move your body, move your thinking! An internationally-recognised centre for dance research and practice, with a focus on the arts and community development.

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See the future, then design it. Our Design Programme pushes the boundaries of what design can be and do.

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Elam is the perfect nurturing ground for all creative practitioners.

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New Zealand's largest and most comprehensive music school, our school is a hub of performance, research and creativity.

Ki te hōpara | Explore now

Discover the wide range of scholarships and awards available to support you during your study.

Tirohia ināianei | Look now

Tuition fees, student loans, student allowances, research funding and hardship support.

He mōhiohio anō | More information

Get financial and academic support, find mentoring opportunities, join social and cultural activities.

He whakamārama atu anō | Learn more

Information to help you in your study journey, including student visas, life in Auckland and the experiences of other students.

He mōhiohio anō | More information

How to apply for admission, accept an offer or check your application status.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
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Have questions? Our friendly staff at the Student Hubs will provide you with help on any aspect of your studies and life at the University of Auckland.

Whakapā mai | Contact us