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INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY OR POLYTECHNIC

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Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical) (Level 7)

Key information

Level of study:
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
3 years
Start date: 22-July-2019
Campus:
Manukau Institute of Technology
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Course details

Summary

Programme highlights

Get qualified to work as an engineering technologist – an area in huge demand here and around the world.

You'll learn how to design and run the electrical systems that power our world.

You'll also get specialist skills in the following subject areas:

  • Electronics
  • Power
  • Mechatronics.

When you graduate, you'll be ready for a job as a field services engineer or production manager.

Some of our graduates have also gone on to jobs in the building and manufacturing industries.

Career opportunities

Technical sales, or field services engineering, production manager, or working in a role that supports professional engineering activities including development, design, building operation and/or maintenance of equipment, plants or structures.

Programme structure

  • Mechatronics specialisation
  • The Electronic specialisation
  • The Power specialisation

Computer Network specialisation graduates will be able to plan, implement, manage and trouble shoot local area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks (WANs); and will have the knowledge and skills to acquire various industry certifications.

Accreditation by Engineering New Zealand (EngNZ) confirms that the Bachelor of Engineering Technology meets national and international benchmarked standards for first degrees for professional engineers in South Africa, USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, Australia, and New Zealand. EngNZ accreditation also provides recognition for professional membership and registration/licensing purposes in those countries.

Further training or study

Upon completion of this programme, students can continue towards:

  • Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Electrical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering

Entry criteria

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

Academic

University Entrance – NCEA Level 3 (or equivalent) including:

Three subjects at Level 3 including:

physics with a minimum of 14 credits
calculus with a minimum of 14 credits, and
one other subject from the list of approved subjects (NZQA approved subjects)

Literacy – 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of five credits in reading, five credits in writing

Numeracy – 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627).

or

Equivalent academic qualifications (Equivalent academic qualifications may include University B Bursary with 45%; or more in both Physics and Calculus or algebra)

or

Equivalent Cambridge score

or

Equivalent International Baccalaureate.

IELTS test: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); Cambridge English Examinations: FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill OET at Grade C in all sub-tests; Pearson Test of English (Academic): PToE (Academic) score of 50; City & Guilds IESOL: B2 Communicator with a score of 66; Language Cert: C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS.

Other Entry Requirements

Applicants must be physically capable of completing the practical aspects of the programme, by being able to work effectively, efficiently and safely.

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