Master of Engineering

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    Year Full Time
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    Course Type
    Masters Degree
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    On Campus
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Domestic : $8,540.00 Year
Domestic : $8,540.00 Year
International : $38,500.00 Year
International : $38,500.00 Year

Course Start Date

Feb 2019
Jul 2019
Feb 2019
Jul 2019

Campus Location : 55 Wellesley Street East,Auckland Central,Auckland 1010

About Course

The Master of Engineering is designed to help you develop your research skills and enhance your knowledge in the field of engineering. There are two pathways: Research (includes a thesis), or Coursework (includes a research project).

We’re proud to be home to a number of internationally renowned research institutes and centres, and many of our students complete their research project in collaboration with these well-known research entities. AUT's expertise in engineering ranges from telecommunications to materials and manufacturing technologies, and from industrial optimisation to engines and vehicles.

There are two pathways:

Research (includes a thesis)
Coursework (includes a research project)

Research pathway

Students in this pathway will focus on academic research, closely working with one of AUT's well-established research centres. An academic supervisor will be appointed to guide and direct you for the duration of the thesis.

Applicants admitted on the basis of a postgraduate diploma or honours degree who have completed a Research Methods paper may be permitted to enrol directly into the thesis.

You need to complete:

ENGE802 Engineering Research Methodology (15 points)
ENGE999 Thesis (120 points)
And 45 points from the engineering papers below

Coursework pathway
You need to complete:

ENGE802 Engineering Research Methodology (15 points)
ENGE997 Research Project (60 points)
And 105 points from the engineering papers

Engineering papers

General engineering papers
Architectural Engineering and Construction Engineering papers
Computer Engineering/Biomedical Technology papers
Manufacturing/ Materials Technologies/ Mechanical papers
Power/Energy System Engineering papers
Telecommunications Engineering papers

Career opportunities

Engineering and general management
Industrial research roles across a variety of sectors
Opportunities to become a researcher in higher education establishments

Eligibility Criteria

Must have completed one of the following with a B grade average or higher, or equivalent:

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering Technology including the paper ENGE601
Applicants must normally have completed an advanced level of calculus at least equivalent to NZQF Level 6.

Applicants to the research pathway are also required to submit a Postgraduate Research Proposal (PGR1 form) before enrolling in the thesis.

English Language Requirements:
Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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