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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Construction Engineering Major

Key information

Level of study:
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
4 years
Start date: 24-February-2020
Campus:
Auckland University of Technology
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Course details

Summary

Study the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) to prepare for a rewarding career in engineering. This degree is accredited by Engineering New Zealand. It meets the Washington Accord and prepares you for Engineering New Zealand membership.

As an engineer you address the key issues we face today, like access to clean water, sustainable energy systems, waste management, recycling and environmental pressures. In our engineering degree you learn to formulate models and analyse, predict and monitor engineering systems – essential skills in professional engineering.

Through engineering projects and other practical papers you have plenty of opportunities to apply what you have learnt in class. Our strong industry partnerships with companies like Fisher & Paykel, Beca, Opus, Spark and Contact Energy help you gain valuable workplace experience as part of your study.

Study the Construction Engineering major in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree and learn to build quality structures that enhance our living and working environments.

Designing safe, cost effective and environmentally sustainable buildings and infrastructure is essential to our society. Professional construction engineers are involved with the design, planning and construction of the physical infrastructure that surrounds us. Whether the project is high-density housing or commercial construction, these engineers design reliable processes and build quality structures.

AUT’s construction engineering programme will help you develop skills in structural engineering, materials technologies, construction systems, productivity improvement and waste reduction strategies.
Key features:

  • Tools to help construct essential housing and commercial buildings
  • Workplace experience with construction, planning and engineering companies

Career opportunities:

  • Construction design engineer
  • Construction delivery systems
  • Site engineer
  • Project and construction management

Entry criteria

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance, including:

NCEA: At least 14 level 3 credits in each of Calculus and Physics
CIE: A level Mathematics and a minimum of AS in Physics OR A level in Physics and a minimum of AS in Mathematics
IB: A grade of 4 or better in Mathematics and Physics

Useful New Zealand school subjects: Chemistry, Digital Technologies, English

Guaranteed entry

Applicants will automatically be offered a place in this programme if they have a rank score of 250 or higher, along with 14 NCEA level 3 credits in each of Calculus and Physics or CIE A levels in Mathematics and Physics.

All other applicants who have met the admission requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis

English Language Requirements:

Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 80; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with B/B+ grade; GIE with B grade; CAE minimum overall score of 169; PTE minimum overall score of 50.

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