The University of Auckland is ranked at 83rd position by QS World University Rankings 2020, making it the only University to feature in the top 100. The nation’s premier research Institution is one of the highest ranked universities across parameters like world ranking, subjects, employability, excellence and impact. The University was ranked in the top 100 for 33 subjects and top 50 for 13 subjects by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Archaeology (#25), Education (#27), Pharmacy & Pharmacology (#27), Sports-related subjects (#29), Geography (#30), Performing Arts (#32), Engineering – Civil & Structural (#39), English Language and Literature (#39), Psychology (#40), Philosophy (#43), Nursing (#44), Anthropology (#45), and Law (#50).
Students can choose from broad areas for undergraduate, graduate and post graduate degrees: Business, education, engineering & construction, fine arts, design and architecture, health & wellbeing, medical sciences, arts, law, Maori, Pacific and indigenous worlds, creative and performing arts, science & mathematics, social studies, technology & innovation. With more than 30 conjoint combinations, students can pursue two undergraduate programmes at the same time.