Language and culture

AUT's language and culture programmes focus on language in its widest sense. Our courses cover creative writing, English and its relationship with new media, translation and interpreting, international studies and the importance of intercultural competencies, discourse analysis and language teaching.

Culture is at the heart of everything we do: we realise that language and culture are inextricably bound – one can't exist without the other.

Centre for Creative Writing

AUT’s Centre for Creative Writing offers an open and exciting learning environment where you can pursue your creative writing ideas and turn them into reality. Based in Auckland city, the centre offers multiple study pathways and the chance to gain advanced qualifications.

More about the Centre for Creative Writing

Research in language and culture

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

More about our research

International student exchange

Immerse yourself in another culture while you study and have the adventure of your life. Check out where you can go on exchange – and read some stories from returned AUT students.

Exchange for AUT students

Alumni form indie publishing collective
AUT increases presence in QS subject ran...
05 Mar, 2018
New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.
Alumni form indie publishing collective
16 Feb, 2018
A group of AUT creative writing alumni created their own indie publishing company, Cloud Ink Press, to give new authors a voice in the industry.
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NZSL Signing Coffee
Monday 26 Mar, 11am - 12pm
Join us each week to drink coffee and chat in NZ Sign Language. All Deaf students, learners of NZSL, and visitors welcome.
Ocha no Jikan
Monday 26 Mar, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Ocha no Jikan (Japanese Tea Time) is run by students and is open to all AUT and Auckland University students, Japanese exchange students, Japanese nationals and...
M4 – AUT Master’s Readings
Wednesday 28 Mar, 5:30pm - 7pm
Join us for M4 - AUT Master’s Reading featuring a great line-up of celebrated Master of Creative Writing alumni and guests including Elizabeth Allen, Elizabeth ...
Ludy Chakhto
Rebekah Guy
Nick Jones
Nicola Thomas

Linguistics Top 250 QS Ranking

Contact details

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

School of Language and Culture
AUT Tower (WT Building), Level 8
Corner Rutland and Wakefield Streets
Auckland City
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