Course details

Bachelor of Engineering Technology
NZQF Level 7

About the course

Upcoming Start Dates: - 26 Feb 2018 - 16 July 2018

Engineering technologists focus on practical design and applied technology, working across a wide range of engineering disciplines. The Bachelor of Engineering Technology prepares you for these diverse careers. It’s accredited by the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) and prepares you for Technical Membership of IPENZ (TIPENZ). You learn to make engineering judgements, solve problems creatively and ethically and design for sustainability. You develop strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, and communicate technical and non-technical information.

Our close links with companies like Fisher & Paykel, Beca, Opus, Spark and Contact Energy can help you gain valuable industry experience as part of your studies.

BEngTech graduates will have a comprehensive set of skills preparing them for employment as an engineering technologist in their chosen field of study. They will have the theoretical and practical skills to solve engineering problems and design engineering systems. They will understand project management principles and interpret general designs for construction, production or maintenance. Graduates will be prepared for progression to a professional engineering degree or postgraduate study in their chosen field.


Entry requirements

- University Entrance NCEA: - 14 credits at Level 3 in any one of Mathematics, Calculus or Statistics and - Minimum of 14 level 2 credits in Physics - CIE: At least an A level in either Mathematics or Physics and an AS level in the other

Preferred school subjects

  • Digital Technologies
  • English
  • Technology

About the provider

AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focused on providing exceptional student opportunities and learning experiences, and graduate success in a context stimulated by impactful research and industry connectivity.

More than 26,000 students are enrolled at AUT in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, studying at one of the three campuses. AUT has consistently been a leader in undergraduate and postgraduate enrolment growth of both New Zealand and international students across a wide range of professional disciplines, and as a result we are now the second largest university in New Zealand.

AUT's teaching is innovative and student centred. AUT encourages students to collaborate, experiment and to experience working life beyond the classroom. In addition to teaching, the university has a strong focus on innovative research in areas such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and nutrition.