Why choose the University of Auckland at Manukau?

Study what you love, alongside the communities you love in South Auckland.

Through the University of Auckland at Manukau Programme you will study with New Zealand’s leading education faculty in the heart of your community and earn a teaching qualification that is well respected and recognised by employers in Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas.

Students studying at Manukau's Otara Campus benefit from a close-knit family or whānau environment, where staff and students all know one another. Tutorials are smaller and students have a strong sense of belonging. It's a very supportive place to study, with access to mentoring and official support services, as well as networks of students who help each other through the learning journey.

With 17 years' experience of helping students succeed, the University of Auckland programme at Manukau is an excellent choice.

World-ranked study options in the heart of South Auckland

The University of Auckland is the top university in New Zealand based on three major international ranking systems.*

Ranked 17th internationally, we are in the top 2% of the world’s universities for Education as a subject and are the only New Zealand university to feature in the top 50.

Most importantly, we are ranked in the top 20 in the world for employer reputation in education.*

This means lecturers in the faculty are conducting amazing research that explores crucial social issues affecting the world today such as how to boost achievement, culturally-responsive teaching and refugee settlement and inclusion.

*2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.