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 diverse engineering careers.
This engineering degree is accredited by Engineering New Zealand. It meets the Sydney Accord and prepares you for Technical Membership of Engineering New Zealand. Our close links with companies like Fisher & Paykel, Beca, Opus, Spark, Vodafone, Sky TV and Contact Energy can help you gain valuable workplace experience as part of your studies.
The Computer and Mobile Systems, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, and Network and Communication Engineering majors are professionally accredited and internationally benchmarked. Our more recent majors have been CUAP approved and developed in consultation with Engineering New Zealand, and are expected to be accredited in time.
Start date: 2019
*For students currently in Year 12 or Year 13. Other students planning to study engineering should aim for 14 credits at level 2 in Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus.
Consider starting with our Certificate in Science and Technology.
The Building Engineering major is offered at the AUT South Campus. All other majors are offered at the City Campus.
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.
Each year you study core (compulsory) papers and select other papers from a range of options. Most papers last one semester and are worth 15 points. You must complete 120 points each year (360 in total).
You study eight papers that build the foundation for your chosen major.
All students take the papers Introduction to Engineering Design and Engineering Mathematics. You also study six other papers related to your chosen major.
In your second year you begin to specialise in your chosen major.
In Year 3 you further advance your knowledge of your major and undertake valuable workplace experience, working on an industry-based project related to your major.
You also need to complete a minimum of 600 hours of planned supervised work experience to graduate, in addition to completing all your papers.
25 Feb 2019
15 Jul 2019
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.