Starting your study journey

Information to start studying with us.

What you can study

Choose from arts, business and economics, creative arts and industries, education and social work, engineering, law, medical and health sciences, and science with more than 30 undergraduate programmes 

There’s more information in our Pacific Prospectus 2017.
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Getting into the University of Auckland

We are committed to helping you gain a university education. There are different ways you can gain admission, including what we call targeted admission schemes. Our goal is to support you and provide the right environment so you can succeed in your studies.

Check out our step-by-step guide to:

We also have specific options for Pacific students including:

Preparation and foundation programmes

If you aren't offered a place at the University, you can still study towards your desired programme.

  • Foundation Certificate Education 
    This is a specialist foundation programme to help bridge you into tertiary study at the Faculty of Education and Social Work.
  • New Start 
    Part-time university preparation courses.
  • The University of Auckland Tertiary Foundation Certificate (TFC) 
    This full-time, one-year programme covers subjects from Arts and Science that will prepare students for University study. It is primarily targeted at those that have not met the entry requirements for University Entrance and are under 20
  • UniBound 
    This is an Academic Enrichment Programme aimed to help schools leavers transition into University of Auckland programmes. UniBound is split into two parts, UniBound Summer and UniBound TFC. 


We offer hundreds of scholarships every year to students starting undergraduate study. We have four new scholarships for 2017, including one specifically for Pacific students.