Surgery is a critical and rewarding role where your skills and intervention can make a important difference in your patients' outcomes and quality of life.

Subject overview

Taught by the Department of Surgery within the School of Medicine, Surgery at the University of Auckland is taught at the highest possible standard in all disciplines of surgery, by experts who contribute to the delivery of high quality surgical healthcare in Auckland and beyond.

You can study Surgery at all levels of tertiary education, from undergraduate to doctoral study.

Surgical specialities include:

  • General surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Neurological surgery
  • Otolaryngology, head and neck surgery
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery

Where can Surgery take you?

There are a range of surgical professions available in New Zealand.

Explore your study options in Surgery