Short course study
The University of Auckland Winter Programme (16 June - 25 July 2014)
Immerse yourself in a distinctly New Zealand learning experience while studying at a top 100* ranked university.
There are three exciting study options to choose from. Whether you are interested in marine science and environmental field studies, archaeology or film and television studies, there is a programme to suit you.
Study in a beautiful setting and earn credits during these 6-week programmes while getting a taste of New Zealand. Enjoy a balance of on-campus and field-based study.
Download a copy of the latest winter programme brochure.
We offer three distinctly New Zealand-themed programmes which combine field trip and classroom learning and are taught by experts in their field. All programmes are credit-bearing and worth a total of 30 points each.
Marine Science and Field Studies in Environment
New Zealand’s unique geological history, its biota, climate and location in the South West Pacific provide opportunities for you to enjoy two unique field experiences.
Field and Laboratory Methods in New Zealand Archaeology
Learn about field and laboratory methods in New Zealand archaeology through a unique experience on a privately-owned island off the Coromandel Peninsula.
Lights! Camera! Action! TV Drama Studio
Produce a series of short dramatic pieces here in the land of the Hobbit, filmed both in our television studio and on field location.
How to apply
Applications for the 2014 Winter Programme are currently open through the online Application for Admission.
Applications close on 28 February 2014. There are still places available!
For detailed instructions about the online application process, see the following document:
There is a maximum class-size for each course:
- Marine Science and Field Studies in Environment – 24 students only
- Field and Laboratory Methods in New Zealand Archaeology – 16 students only
- Lights! Camera! Action! TV Drama Studio – 16 students only
Should a programme not have sufficient enrolments, the University of Auckland reserves the right to cancel it. A full refund of any programme fees will be made.
Where the number of applicants exceeds available places, the University will select students in accordance with criteria approved by the University Council.
You will stay in a shared, self-catering apartment conveniently located ten to fifteen minutes walk from campus. You will have your own room with shared kitchen, living and bathroom. Bedding, linen and wifi access are included.
The fee for the Winter Programme is NZ$10,200.00 (GST inclusive). Fees include tuition, field trip costs, access to libraries and IT facilities, insurance, an orientation programme, airport transfers, and accommodation. Fees do not include air travel, food, transport in and around Auckland or personal expenses.
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