By programme type

Browse our range of qualifications, find out more about how each programme type is structured, and view the regulations for individual programmes.

If you want to find out more about specific subjects or disciplines, you can also browse By subject | By faculty

Masters degrees


Taught masters

Master of Arts
Master of Bioscience Enterprise
Master of Business Administration
Master of Clinical Education
Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship
Master of Counselling
Master of Disaster Management
Master of Education
Master of Educational Leadership
Master of Energy
Master of Engineering Management
Master of Engineering Studies
Master of Health Leadership
Master of Health Sciences
Master of Heritage Conservation - Built Heritage
Master of Heritage Conservation - Museums and Cultural Heritage
Master of Indigenous Studies
Master of Information Technology
Master of International Business
Master of Laws
Master of Legal Studies
Master of Management
Master of Marketing
Master of Nursing
Master of Professional Accounting
Master of Professional Studies - Arts
Master of Professional Studies - Data Science
Master of Professional Studies - Digital Security
Master of Professional Studies - Education
Master of Professional Studies - Food Safety
Master of Professional Studies - Mathematics Education
Master of Professional Studies - Teaching Chinese in Schools
Master of Public Health
Master of Public Policy
Master of Science
Master of Science in Optometry
Master of Social Work
Master of Social Work (Professional)
Master of Speech Language Therapy Practice
Master of Taxation Studies
Master of Teaching (Primary)
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Master of Urban Design
Master of Urban Planning (Professional)
Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Heritage Conservation
Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Urban Design

Doctoral degrees


Higher degrees


Higher degrees are awarded for an original contribution (or contributions) of special excellence to the candidates field of expertise, in published form. Candidates are usually graduates of The University of Auckland or another New Zealand university, and cannot present for consideration for the degree until at least eight years after graduation to their first degree.

The degrees are:

  • Doctor of Engineering
  • Doctor of Laws
  • Doctor of Literature
  • Doctor of Science

See the University Calendar regulations for Higher Degrees.