Study health sciences with us and we'll help you develop the skills to meet the changing needs of global healthcare. AUT is New Zealand's largest and most diverse health education provider.
Our population is growing and we’re living longer, increasing the need for dedicated and inspirational healthcare graduates. AUT's health sciences degree is developed with input from district health boards and leading health organisations. You can specialise in a specific health discipline or become a health professional in a non-clinical role.
You learn from staff who are leaders in their field and have a genuine desire to see you succeed. This means you’ll be well prepared for your career in the health sector, no matter where you go.
All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
Must be capable of meeting Vulnerable Children’s Act (VCA Act) including police clearance. Interview may be required.
Must be capable of meeting Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCA Act) requirements and Vulnerable Children’s Act (VCA Act) including police clearance.
Must hold a valid driver’s licence.
Applicants with English as a second or other language who have not completed at least three years of secondary schooling in NZ will be required to meet IELTS requirements.
International student entry requirements
English language requirements
Paramedicine: IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.5 or higher; or equivalent. Other majors: IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent.