University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading and largest university. It has a strong focus on quality with selective entry to all programmes.
The University of Auckland has the most comprehensive range of courses in the country with teaching and research conducted over eight faculties, a School of Theology and two large-scale research institutes. There are unique opportunities for interdisciplinary studies and conjoint degrees.
The exchange agreement between King's and the University of Auckland allows for up to 6 Full Year Equivalent (FYE) places for each institution. This equates to 6 students going for a full academic year OR 12 students for a single semester OR a mixture of the two. One of these places is reserved for Law students.
Eligibility for King's students
Important: Final decision on students' study abroad application to their host institution rests entirely with that host institution. Students must also meet their departments’ academic requirements to obtain final departmental approval to study abroad. It is usually at least a 60% average prior to departure, however this can vary amongst departments. Students should double check with their Study Abroad Tutor if they are unsure of their academic requirements.
King’s students that wish to study abroad at this institution should check the ‘Undergraduate options by department’ page to see if this institution is indeed an option for them.
Estimated living costs
Please see here for current estimated living costs, but actual expenses may vary depending on student lifestyle. The cost of travel to and from the country is not included in these estimates.
A reminder that King's students on exchange are not required to pay tuition fees to the host university, but you may incur administrative and/or orientation fees at the host. There may also be mandatory insurance costs, and transcripts may incur a fee.
Please also note that, if required, student visas often require applicants to supply evidence of financial support throughout the duration of the study abroad programme. Sometimes this will mean showing financial evidence for a specific amount, so please pay attention to the advice on this from the host institution.