What is my faculty? Understanding AUT’s faculty structure (Orientation)

A faculty is a way of organising the university into groups. It’s a little bit like ‘houses’ at high school. There are five faculties at AUT.

Business School

School of Economics

Law School

School of Hospitality and Tourism

  • Culinary Arts
  • Event Management
  • International Hospitality Management
  • International Tourism Management
  • Patisserie

School of Language and Culture

  • Chinese
  • Creative Writing
  • Deaf Studies
  • English and New Media Studies
  • Interpreting
  • Japanese
  • NZ Sign Language
  • Spanish
  • Translation

School of Social Sciences and Public Policy

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Criminology
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences

School of Education

  • Early Childhood
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Tertiary
  • Montessori
  • Pasifika
  • Steiner
  • Pasifika Early Childhood Teaching

Art and Design

  • Communication Design
  • Digital Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Product Design
  • Spatial Design
  • Textile Design
  • Visual Arts

Communication Studies

  • Advertising Creativity
  • Creative Industries
  • Digital Media
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Radio
  • Television and Screen Production

Computer and Mathematical Sciences

  • Analytics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Astronomy
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computer Science
  • IT Service Science
  • Networks and Security
  • Software Development

Creative Technologies

  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Film and Animation
  • Game Development
  • Interactive Media
  • Robotics
  • Smart Systems
  • Sound and Creative Audio
  • Transmedia
  • Web Applications

Engineering

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Marine and Offshore Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Network and Communication Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Computer and Mobile Systems Engineering

Health Sciences

  • Counselling
  • Health Promotion
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oral Health
  • Paramedicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology

Science

  • Applied Conservation
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Food Safety
  • Food Science
  • Geospatial Science
  • Health Protection
  • Marine Biology
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Microbiology

Sport and Recreation

  • Coaching
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Management
  • Outdoor Education
  • Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • Sport and Exercise Science

Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development (Te Ara Poutama)

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