What will I learn?

Programme highlights

Get qualified to work as an engineering technologist – an area in huge demand here and around the world.

You'll learn how to design and run the electrical systems that power our world.

You'll also get specialist skills in the following subject areas:

  • Electronics
  • Power
  • Mechatronics.

When you graduate, you'll be ready for a job as a field services engineer or production manager.

Some of our graduates have also gone on to jobs in the building and manufacturing industries.

Career opportunities

Technical sales, or field services engineering, production manager, or working in a role that supports professional engineering activities including development, design, building operation and/or maintenance of equipment, plants or structures.

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below courses related to your chosen specialisation (360 credits):




Computer Network specialisation graduates will be able to plan, implement, manage and troubleshoot local area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks (WANs); and will have the knowledge and skills to acquire various industry certifications.

Accreditation by Engineering New Zealand (EngNZ) confirms that the Bachelor of Engineering Technology meets national and international benchmarked standards for first degrees for professional engineers in South Africa, USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, Australia, and New Zealand. EngNZ accreditation also provides recognition for professional membership and registration/licensing purposes in those countries.

Further training or study

Upon completion of this programme, students can continue towards:

  • Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Electrical)

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$23,700.00 (US$ 15,904) per year
This is approximate fees only
Start date

21 February 2022, 25 July 2022


MIT TechPark Campus

58 Manukau Station Road,



2104, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High School Diploma - SATV & SWATM (mini composite score 1250). Applicants must have successfully completed at least 42 NCEA (or equivalent) credits at Level 3 (including 14 credits in each of two subjects from the NZQA Approved Subjects for University Entrance list); and 8 credits in NCEA English Level 2 (four in reading and four in writing from the NZQA Literacy Requirements for University Entrance list) (or equivalent); and 8 credits in NCEA Mathematics Level 2 (or equivalent); or Successfully completed at least 72 credits at NCEA (or equivalent) Level 2 including a minimum of 14 credits in each of two subjects and including 8 credits in each of reading/writing and mathematics and including 30 credits achieved at Merit or Excellence; or Have at least 60 NZQA recognized credits at Level 5 or higher; or Provide evidence of equivalence through practical, professional or educational experience e.g. three–five years’ full-time work experience (relevant to ICT) they can apply for entry. Evidence of literacy and numeracy will be required. MIT literacy and numeracy assessments are available. English language requirement: IELTS test: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); PTE (Academic) score of 50.

For international students

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:


University Entrance – NCEA Level 3 (or equivalent) including:

Three subjects at Level 3 including:

physics with a minimum of 14 credits
calculus with a minimum of 14 credits, and
one other subject from the list of approved subjects (NZQA approved subjects)

Literacy – 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of five credits in reading, five credits in writing

Numeracy – 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627).


Equivalent academic qualifications (Equivalent academic qualifications may include University B Bursary with 45%; or more in both Physics and Calculus or algebra)


Equivalent Cambridge score


Equivalent International Baccalaureate.

IELTS test: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); Cambridge English Examinations: B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42

Other Entry Requirements

Applicants must be physically capable of completing the practical aspects of the programme, by being able to work effectively, efficiently and safely.

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

Pathways options

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