AUT Business School is one of the largest business schools in New Zealand. The campus itself is conveniently located in the city center. The focus at AUT University is providing a pragmatic 'real world' approach to business, ensuring excellence in learning and teaching and developing outstanding graduates for professional practice in business. The classes are small, usually 20-30 students, providing an interactive learning environment with emphasis on the integration of theory and business practice. Academic staff work closely with students, providing guidance and advice for their study and research, and the university's close links with industry mean that coursework and research are relevant to professional practice.
Auckland is located in the northern part of the North Island. It is New Zealand's largest and most cosmopolitan city with a population of 1.2 million and 27% born in other countries. The urban area is twice the size of London, and the city has a wide mix of cultures. Theater, art and leading–edge fashion provide an array of cosmopolitan experiences. Auckland's climate is mild. From December to March (summer), the average temperature ranges between 68 and 77˚F. From June to August (winter), the average temperature range is between 50 and 59˚F.
Fall Semester Application Deadline: March 15
Spring Semester Application Deadline: September 15
**IMPORTANT: AUT's fall semester runs from July - November; AUT's spring semester runs from February - July. Please contact the semester study abroad advisor for more details!
Submit the following materials directly to Alyssa Kyff (Building 10, Suite 2125) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:
Submit the following materials directly to the UNF International Center (Building 58E, Room 2300) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:
AUT University's Accommodation Office works with you find accommodations in Auckland. Rent for furnished communal apartments ranges from $450–$650 per month, depending on preferences. It is common to pay a deposit of one month's rent and a small contract fee. Also refer to the AUT Information Sheet.
The fall semester ("semester 2") runs from mid-July to mid-November; the spring semester ("semester 1") runs from late February to late June. View the AUT University Academic Calendar.
For undergraduates, please refer to the Course Equivalency database.
For staff or students wanting to access paper (or course) descriptors or class times for Semester One and Two, this information is not accessed through AUT's main university website but through AUTOnline. AUTOnline is an access point for students to get their online materials for classes such as readings or Powerpoint slides, but also for class timetables. It can be a little confusing for students who are not familiar with AUT websites.
Here are the steps to follow to find information on class timetables and paper (or course) descriptors for each semester.
Business Undergraduate Programme Information
On the left of the page, you will see a couple of blue tabs, click on
BBus Study Planning
To access timetables, look under where it says Timetable Information. Please note that timetables are only finalized approximately 6 months before the semester is due to start.
To access paper descriptors, look under where it says Plan your Bachelor of Business and you will see a list of the majors offered in the Business School. By clicking on these majors, a list of all the papers offered under that major can be found. You can also find all the relevant paper descriptors here.
Business School - Postgraduate Programme Information.
Study Planning 20xx
To access paper descriptors, look under where it says Step 2 - Specialisations and you will see a list of the majors offered in the Business School. By clicking on these majors, a list of all the papers offered under that major can be found. You can also find all the relevant paper descriptors here.
To access timetables, look under where it says Step 3 - Timetables. Please note that timetables are only finalised approximately 6 months before the semester is due to start.
Students are required to individually obtain the necessary visa for study abroad prior to departure. Most semester programs are more than 90 days. Students should visit the U.S. Department of State webpage which links to each country's Embassy. Many visa applications must be made in person — please plan ahead! For additional visa information and to discuss UNF's requirement for health insurance coverage, please visit UNF's International Center (Building 58E, Room 2300).
Associate Dean InternationalAUT Business School+64 9 9 921 9999, ext 6043Jackie Lim
AUT Business School
+64 9 921 9999, ext 5071
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