Master of Engineering

Discover the latest developments in the field of engineering and research a topic of your interest with the Master of Engineering. Complete either a thesis or a research project in engineering.

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.

Minimum entry requirements

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

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)¹
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering¹
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology including the paper ENGE601²

1. You can study the 120-point (one-year full-time) Master of Engineering.
2. Applicants with a three-year engineering degree will be enrolled in the 180-point Master of Engineering.

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

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

Course Level

Course Level Masters Degree
Study Type Full Time
Region Auckland
Duration 1 to 1.5 years full-time / part-time available
Intakes 20 Jul 2020 | 22 Feb 2021 | 12 Jul 2021
Tuition Fee $39,655
Registration Fee
Other Study Costs


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