About the course
Global Studies graduates will be competent global citizens who will combine language skills and related regional knowledge with research skills and practical knowledge to be well prepared for leadership positions in a broad range of fields including international organisations in the public and private sectors, foreign affairs and diplomacy, NGOs, non-profit and human services, international media, think tanks and research institutes, teaching and tourism. The degree will also prepare students for further graduate study in international affairs, international business, peace and world order studies, area studies, development studies, and the emergent global civil society.
You are guaranteed entry to this programme if you meet these requirements. 1. First, you must meet the University Entrance (UE) standard. 2. You must also meet the rank score for this programme. 3. You may need to have studied certain subjects or achieved credits in particular subjects. 4. Some programmes have additional requirements, such as an interview, portfolio or references.
About the provider
Since its founding in 1883, the University of Auckland has grown to become New Zealand's flagship, research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, its research, and its service to local, national and international communities. The university has more than 40,000 students of whom 11,000 are postgraduate and 6,000 are international. The University of Auckland's research programmes range across all disciplines and are world leaders in such fields as cancer drug development, inductive (wireless) power transfer and computational physiology. As the university looks to the future one thing is certain - knowledge will be a key resource and will be highly sought-after within New Zealand and around the world. The university's challenge is to help to generate ideas that will benefit society, and to educate and train people to work in fields where they will be valued both for their specialised knowledge, and for their ability to research, communicate and solve problems.