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Master of Engineering Studies (Electronics and Computer Engineering)

Key information

Level of study:
Master's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
Start date: Expected February-2022
Campus:
Auckland Campus
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Course details

Summary

Move up the hierarchy

Whether you are looking to move up the hierarchy in your engineering career, are interested in developing analytical skills through applied research, or both, Massey’s Master of Engineering Studies unique aspects will give you a step up.

The Master of Engineering Studies (Electronics and Computer Engineering) combines taught and research courses at a postgraduate level.

If you are already working, or your research experience is limited, this qualification will give you the learning you need to take your career to the next level or pursue more in-depth postgraduate research.

It will help you become an excellent electronic and computer engineer. You’ll be multi-disciplinary, have excellent practical skills and be able to design, develop and manage both software and hardware projects. You will be capable of working in a team environment to solve problems, from the device level to networks, communication systems and embedded systems.

Hands-on practice as you learn

In this qualification there is a strong emphasis on embedding computing and electronics technologies in every-day consumer products and the importance of the user interface.

Advanced problem-solving skills

You’ll gain the ability to:

  • learn independently and analyse industry needs
  • propose and validate tangible technical solutions
  • identify when your knowledge of a problem is lacking
  • be able to access and use the information required.

Access to broad expertise and equipment

You’ll gain access to engineering and advanced technology-related expertise as well as a huge range of equipment and knowledge such as:

  • 3D printers
  • world-class mechanical and electronic workshops
  • state-of-the art microscopic and genomic facilities
  • horticulture and agriculture expertise
  • extensive farm networks
  • a broad range of science, health, business and humanities-related staff.

Careers

This degree will give you the knowledge and ability to become a project leader or system designer in companies of any size.

Planning overview

If you study full-time, you’ll take 120 credits per year or 60 credits per semester.

The Master of Engineering Studies (Electronics and Computer Engineering) is a parts-based qualification. That means you must complete the first part, before moving to the second.

Part One consists of 75 credits at 700-level from courses listed in the Schedule. Part One gives you good knowledge and skills that will help you with the research part of your qualification. For progression to Part Two, you must have maintained a grade average of at least a B- over the first 60 credits of courses completed in Part One, including at least a B grade in 228.797.

Part Two is a 45-credit research report.

Entry criteria

To enter the Master of Engineering Studies (Electronics and Computer Engineering) you will have been awarded or qualified for:

  • a relevant four-year bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent, or
  • a relevant three-year bachelor’s degree plus an honours degree, or equivalent, or
  • a relevant postgraduate diploma or equivalent.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Students from a country where English is not the first language, must obtain a minimum English Language competency level.

  • IELTS score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT score of 90 overall (min 20 in Writing)
  • PTE Academic score of 58 Overall (min 50 in communicative skills)
  • Cambridge English score of 176 overall and all bands 169 or better

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