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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical 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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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 Mechanical Engineering major in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). Develop a broad base of engineering skills and prepare yourself for a wide range of engineering careers.

Mechanical engineers work with advanced technology across many fields – from transportation to energy systems, home appliances to robotics, manufacturing machinery and processes to medical technologies. In a world where global warming and environmental degradation are critical issues, mechanical engineers play a key role in developing new sustainable technologies.

This mechanical engineering degree focuses on analytical and design skills, and you have the opportunity to apply these skills in an industry project.
Key features:

  • Access to advanced engineering labs and equipment
  • Local and international career opportunities
  • Workplace experience with successful New Zealand companies

Career opportunities:

  • Engineer and general manager
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Product designer
  • Project manager

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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