Auckland University Of Technology Medicine

The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences is a large and diverse faculty with more than 4,000 students studying across our six schools, led by world-leading researchers and lecturers.


Medicine is a rewarding and dynamic vocation that encompasses a variety of health care practices for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

Subject overview

Medicine is a field of study with exciting challenges and great rewards.

Studying Medicine will prepare you with the medical knowledge, clinical and research skills, attitudes, awareness and enthusiasm for a vocation in a range of medical fields.

You will also learn how to develop a rapport with patients from a diverse range of cultures – gaining their trust as well as learning how to work effectively with colleagues in other healthcare professions.

Where can Medicine take you?

There are many possible career options in medicine. You may want to become a general practitioner (GP) or specialise in one of the fields below.

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency medicine
  • General medicine
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Gynaecology
  • Medical research and education
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Psychiatry
  • Public health
  • Radiology
  • Surgery

The School of Medicine coordinates staff and resources within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences to:

  • Deliver the undergraduate medical programme
  • Facilitate and encourage clinical and applied research in clinical departments
  • Develop and deliver postgraduate programmes in clinical areas covered by the school
  • Work in partnership with the School of Medical Sciences, School of Population Health and Medical Programme Directorate to deliver the medical programme