What will I learn?

Programme highlights

Get ahead in your career with practical skills in electrical engineering.

This qualification is for engineering graduates and experienced engineers looking to broaden their skill set.

You can choose to specialise in electronics, power or mechatronics.

You'll graduate at the same level as a degree students.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this qualification will be qualified Technology Engineers and will be able to gain employment in their chosen specialisation.

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below courses from your chosen strand (120 credits):

Power

Compulsory courses:

Level 6

533.624 Sustainable Energy and Power Electronics (15 credits)

Level 7

115.719 Engineering Development Project (30 credits)

524.708 Systems and Control (15 credits)

525.706 Power Systems (15 credits)

Elective courses:

Level 6

114.610 Design (15 credits)

115.615 Protection (15 credits)

142.602 Mathematics 2 (15 credits)

527.612 PLC Programming 2 (15 credits)

527.613 Automation (15 credits)

Level 7

115.720 Professional Engineering Practice (15 credits)

523.703 Electrical Machine Dynamics (15 credits)

Electronics

Compulsory courses:

Level 6

114.609 Electronic Design (15 credits)

Level 7

115.719 Engineering Development Project (30 credits)

505.705 Embedded Systems (15 credits)

524.708 Systems and Control (15 credits)

Elective courses:

Level 6

114.610 Design (15 credits)

142.602 Mathematics 2 (15 credits)

504.607 Microcontroller Systems 2 (15 credits)

533.620 Electronics 2 (15 credits)

Level 7

115.720 Professional Engineering Practice (15 credits)

533.719 Signal Processing (15 credits)

Mechatronics

Compulsory courses:

Level 6

527.613 Automation (15 credits)

Level 7

115.719 Engineering Development Project (30 credits)

524.708 Systems and Control (15 credits)

527.702 Robotics (15 credits)

Elective courses:

Level 6

114.610 Design (15 credits)

142.602 Mathematics 2 (15 credits)

243.620 Mechanics of Machines (15 credits)

243.627 Fluid Mechanics (15 credits)

Level 7

115.720 Professional Engineering Practice (15 credits)

271.701 Fluids Power and Advanced Fluid Mechanics (15 credits)

505.705 Embedded Systems (15 credits)

Majors

  • Electronics
  • Power and Mechatronics

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$23,700.00 (US$ 16,119) per year
This is approximate fees only
Start date

21 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

MIT TechPark Campus

58 Manukau Station Road,

AUCKLAND,

Manukau,

2104, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a High School Diploma - SATV & SWATM (mini composite score 1250). Applicants must have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree. 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:
Academic

A 3 year bachelor's degree in an civil/electrical/mechanical engineering discipline (excluding a Mechatronics specialisation)

or

Equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind.

or

Special entry may be granted by the Head of School responsible for the programme to an applicant who does not meet all entry criteria, where the Head of School is satisfied the applicant is capable of undertaking the programme of study.

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.

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