General admission information
- You must meet certain standards of English language proficiency.
- You will meet these if English is your first language, or if you have a New Zealand University Entrance qualification (eg, from NCEA). For more information about literacy requirements, see the following pages:
- National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3
- Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)
All faculties are committed to increasing the participation and success of students from equity groups, including:
- Students from low socio-economic backgrounds.
- Students with disabilities.
- Women in Science and Engineering.
- Māori and Pacific students.
- To be admitted to the University, school leavers must have a University Entrance qualification based on NCEA, CIE, IB or another recognised, equivalent qualification.
- You must also meet the admission requirements and be selected into your programme of study.
- Approved subjects are subjects approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) for university entrance. For a list of approved subjects, contact your school or visit the New Zealand Qualifications Authority website.
- Required subjects are approved subjects that we require you to have studied before you can be considered for selection into some programmes. For more information, see Entry requirements for domestic applicants.
- All undergraduate applicants applying based on NCEA, CIE or IB will be given a rank score.
- To see the rank scores required for guaranteed entry in 2011, specific subject and credit requirements and any other requirements you need for admission into The University of Auckland’s undergraduate programmes, go to Entry requirements for domestic applicants.
- Guaranteed entry scores for 2012 admission will be published later in 2011. For more information about individual programme requirements, refer to the relevant faculty undergraduate prospectus or website.
- If you are over 20 on the first day of semester, are a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident, and have no formal University Entrance qualification, you may be eligible for Special Admission.
- If admission is approved, you may be considered for selection into programmes such as the Bachelors of Arts, Education, Laws (Part I), Science or Theology or the Certificates of Arts or Science.
- You will need to consult with the relevant faculties before applying for courses or programmes. Evidence of other study or work skills will need to be provided with your application.
- To find out more, see Special Admission.
- If you are a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident and have studied at another tertiary institution in New Zealand or overseas, we will need to assess your results to determine your eligibility for admission to The University of Auckland.
- At the time of your application, you may also apply for credit for courses completed elsewhere.
- If you have studied at secondary level overseas, you may need to have your study assessed, and you should contact the Student Information Centre.
Applications and Admissions
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Or send your documents by courier to:
Student Information Centre
22 Princes Street