Health sciences

AUT is one of the biggest health science education providers in New Zealand, and ranked in the top 125 in the world for clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects by Times Higher Education. We draw on research and industry practice to prepare you for a rewarding career in a growing sector – and our graduates are in demand around the world.

When you study here you’ll get experience working with real people through industry work placements. You’ll also work in our health clinics on campus, which offer services to the public like physiotherapy, oral health, podiatry and more.

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

Research in health sciences

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across health sciences.

More about our research

Get hands-on experience in our health clinics

Students work with close supervision at our North Campus clinic, Akoranga Integrated Health. Open to the public, it offers health and rehab services like counselling and podiatry.

Akoranga Integrated Health

Professor Grant Schofield, Dr Caryn Zinn and chef Craig Rodger
Professor Duncan Reid
Radilaite Cammock
Edmond Fehoko at AUT South Campus
Professor Grant Schofield, Dr Caryn Zinn and chef Craig Rodger
New book sheds light on fasting
20 Apr, 2018
We’re fatter and sicker than ever before – and according to a new book, the answer to this modern scourge could lie in the age-old practice of fasting.
Professor Duncan Reid
4 questions with Professor Duncan Reid
19 Apr, 2018
We asked Professor of Physiotherapy Duncan Reid four questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
AUT increases presence in QS subject ran...
28 Mar, 2018
New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.
Radilaite Cammock
Fijian reproductive health worse in NZ
28 Mar, 2018
A new study shows that indigenous Fijian women living in New Zealand are not benefitting from the higher level of resources available.
Edmond Fehoko at AUT South Campus
Kava drinking research highlighted in gl...
20 Mar, 2018
AUT PhD student, Edmond Fehoko, continues to garner international attention with his master’s thesis on the experiences and perceptions of New Zealand-bor...
Paul Davis
Leslie Tuilaepa
Kate Livingston
Qorinah Estiningtyas Sakilah Adnani
Therese Lam

Contact details

Contact us online
Phone 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)

Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
AG 129, North Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
Northcote, Auckland
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South Campus
640 Great South Road
Manukau, Auckland
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