Faculty of Engineering

Step 5: Submit an Application for Admission (AfA)

This is an online application that must include sufficient information for faculty and departmental staff members to assess you as a potential doctoral candidate.

You can submit an Application for Admission at any time of the year.

Doctoral Application Process Six Steps

You will need the following documents in digital format:  

  • Transcripts for your highest tertiary qualification. Please include the grading scale from your previous tertiary institution. This is often found on the back of the transcript.
  • Statement of Research Intent
  • Two Doctoral Referee Reports
  • If English is not your first language: we require your IELTS, TOEFL and TWE test scores (if you haven't taken these tests in the previous 2 years, we will need you to take the test again). 
  • Your CV or resumé.

Ready to start?

The Application for Admission (AfA) is an online process, so you will need to log in.

  • If you are a student or staff member at the University: use your username and password.
  • If you are new to The University of Auckland: sign up for a new account (you can do this on the login page).

Start your Application for Admission (AfA)

Need help?

If you experience any difficulties in accessing the system, or in completing and/or submitting your application, email studentinfo@auckland.ac.nz