Master of Engineering in Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology

Campus: Auckland

Duration: 1.5 years

Intake: February and July

*Fee: NZ$38,500.00 per year

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The Master of Engineering is offered through two pathways: Research that includes a thesis and Coursework in which research project is added. ME of AUT is internationally renowned and the past students have contributed to research with well0-known research entities. It is designed by keep in mind the skills to be developed in the students of research and enhance their knowledge regarding their area of expertise in the engineering field. The students perform their research with the AUT’s research centres which are well established under the surveillance of an academic supervisor which will guide and direct the students on their thesis.

The students will be studying following subjects during their ME:

  • Engineering Research Methodology (15 points)
  • Thesis (120 points)
    Coursework pathway:

  • Engineering Research Methodology (15 points)
    Research Project (60 points)
    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 Outcomes:

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


    The students who’ve completed their Bachelor of Engineering (hons) or Postgraduate Diploma or Bachelor of Engineering technology may apply for the Masters of Engineering at AUT.

    English proficiency Score

    1. IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall band score not less than 6.0
    2. TOEFL iBT score of 90
    3. PTE minimum overall score of 58

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