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 2023 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 first in New Zealand and number 37 among universities worldwide 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.

*2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject