Choosing the right university for your postgraduate study

Now is the time to extend yourself beyond your undergraduate study and find the best university for your postgraduate research journey. Join our progressive community of more than 11,000 postgraduate students studying in the heart of New Zealand’s commercial and arts hub.

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Why postgraduate study at the University of Auckland?

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We offer more than 130 programmes across 180 subjects, including PhDs in over 100 subjects.

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We offer guaranteed scholarships to high-achieving research students: from $13,000–$27,300 per annum + fees.

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We have a QS five star ranking for employability and are ranked internationally as New Zealand’s leading university for graduate employability.

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The University offers quality accommodation in the heart of Auckland City, at comparable prices to other New Zealand universities.

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We are recognised as having the greatest depth and breadth of research activity of any university in New Zealand.

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