Why study with the Faculty of Education and Social Work?

Our rankings

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s world-ranked university. We rank in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings. We are a QS Five Star Plus Institution, having achieved five stars in eight categories including Research, Employability (of graduates), Teaching, Facilities, Innovation and Internationalisation.*

Our faculty

The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work is the place to begin your career in teaching, physical education, social work or human services.

  • The University of Auckland is ranked 17th in the world for Education as a subject*
  • The faculty has a proud history of over 130 years as high-quality teacher and professional education provider and more than 30 years’ experience in social services education.
  • The Faculty of Education and Social Work holds significant research expertise, and many of our academic staff and supervisors have a high international profile.
  • The faculty is actively involved in the community, turning knowledge gained through research into tangible benefits for society.

*QS World University Rankings by subject 2018