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What will I learn?

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 Architectural Engineering major in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree and develop the skills to engineer for high-quality buildings.

Businesses, tenants and homeowners expect more from the buildings they work and live in. They want buildings that are energy efficient and more sustainable, comfortable to live and work in, offer more services and are fit for purpose, now and in the future. Architectural engineers help make this happen.

The Architectural Engineering major covers the skills you need to develop complex designs that can meet all those needs, from the foundations to the services.
Key features:

  • Industry projects with major construction and engineering companies
  • Multi-disciplinary approach
  • Local and international job opportunities in high-quality building

Career opportunities:

  • Architectural design engineer
  • Building services engineering
  • Project management
  • Building Information Management (BIM) specialist

This is an engineering qualification. Graduates will not be architects or qualified to register as architects.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$42,400.00 (US$ 23,804) per year
Fees are subject to change year to year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 February 2023, 17 July 2023

Venue

Auckland University of Technology

AUT City Campus,

55 Wellesley Street East,

AUCKLAND,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have their High School Diploma below this may be considered on a case by case basis. English Language Requirements: IELTS score 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; TOEFL iBT score 80; Minimum overall score of 52 in CAE prior to 2015 or a score of 169 in CAE from 2015; or a score of 50 in Pearson (PTE); or B/B+ in Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS); or grade B in GIE.

For international students

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.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Taylors College Auckland
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About Auckland University of Technology

AUT is a modern, world-ranked university offering exceptional learning experiences, preparing graduates for successful careers anywhere in the world.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world
  • Ranked 1st in New Zealand for its international outlook
  • AUT has over 60 research institutes and centres
  • A network of 100,000+ alumni across 80 different countries

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