Course details

Master of Engineering Project Management
Domestic tuition $10,124 per year
International tuition $39,584
NZQF Level 9

About the course

New Zealand is recognised as a global leader in innovative project management approaches, delivering world-class projects across all engineering disciplines. Develop your skills and credentials as a professional project manager, able to lead and direct multi-disciplinary engineering projects.

This programme provides students with the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to succeed in project management in a variety of industries. Focusing on two key project management practices, Waterfall and Agile, this programme enables students to work towards industry-recognised professional certification.

Students will gain sound fundamentals in project management concepts and application, whilst completing a spectrum of elective courses that broaden acquisition of knowledge and skills within the engineering project management specialisation.

A project towards the end of your programme enables you to apply your theoretical skills to real-world industry projects, and consolidates your learning.

Entry requirements

Taught 120 points: You must have completed one of the following:

  • A BE or BE(Hons)
  • An honours degree in a relevant discipline
  • A postgraduate diploma in a relevant discipline

You will need a GPA of 4.0 or higher in 120 points above Stage III.

Taught 180 points: You must have completed a bachelors degree in a relevant discipline with a GPA of 4.0 or higher in 120 points above Stage II.

Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to, applied science, architecture, commerce, construction, information technology, science and technology.

You will also need at least two years’ relevant professional experience.

About the provider

Since its founding in 1883, the University of Auckland has grown to become New Zealand's flagship, research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, its research, and its service to local, national and international communities.

The university has more than 40,000 students of whom 11,000 are postgraduate and 6,000 are international. The University of Auckland's research programmes range across all disciplines and are world leaders in such fields as cancer drug development, inductive (wireless) power transfer and computational physiology.

As the university looks to the future one thing is certain - knowledge will be a key resource and will be highly sought-after within New Zealand and around the world. The university's challenge is to help to generate ideas that will benefit society, and to educate and train people to work in fields where they will be valued both for their specialised knowledge, and for their ability to research, communicate and solve problems.