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Te Pare School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading tertiary provider for architecture / built environment.*

Students have the opportunity to explore their creativity and develop their skills by working through a range of imagined and existing design and urban planning challenges in our well-equipped studios and workshops. Our School has close ties to industry within New Zealand and abroad, thereby offering high quality professional development and networking opportunities. This ensures that our students are well prepared to embark on a creative career of their choice. To find out more about our programmes view the information below.


Modos Thesis Show, usually held in November, is an annual exhibition of innovative design work and thesis extracts from final-year students in the School of Architecture and Planning’s professional programmes. The show is the School's largest and most prominent event and a key opportunity for the public to view our students’ investigations into a wide range of social, political and design issues within the built environment.


*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022