What you can study with Study Abroad

Come to AUT in Auckland, New Zealand, as a Study Abroad student and you can choose from subjects across our study areas. You’ll meet the subject requirements of your home institution, while expanding your educational experience with courses that aren’t available at your home university.

You can customise your own semester by choosing from the list of individual courses, or choosing to study courses and do an internship at the same time.

Customise your semester - choose courses from:

How many courses should you choose?

A typical full-time semester at AUT is 60 points, which is equivalent to 4 courses. Most courses are 15 points.

Courses starting with 500 are usually from the first year of an undergraduate degree; courses starting with 600 and 700 from the second and third year.

You'll get further course details once you have applied and been given an offer of place.

Academic work placement (internship)

The study-internship programme is a full-time, unpaid one-semester programme for international students at AUT. It gives you a full semester’s credit towards your home degree.

You will:

  • Complete a part-time, supervised work placement in your chosen field (30 points)
  • Study two other AUT courses (15 points each)

Work placement

During your study-internship you will work in a business, government or community organisation environment.

You will spend 15 to 20 hours a week at your placement. You will also attend classes and complete assignments related to your placement through the Work Integrated Learning course.

Syllabus: Work Integrated Learning course

Finding a work placement

  • We start securing your work placement once we have received your placement fee
  • We can usually find placements in most fields (except for health/medical and education), depending on your study and work experience
  • As soon as we confirm your work placement, we will let you know

If you want to do the study-internship option, contact the Study Abroad team for details on how to apply:

Contact us

Contact us if you have questions about the Study Abroad programme.



Fees, dates and applying

Find out about entry requirements, fees and how and when to apply for the Study Abroad programme.

Fees, dates and applying

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