Master of Engineering

Master of Engineering

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: January 10, June 15
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: February, July
International tuition: NZ$44,000
Domestic tuition: NZ$8,814

Program overview

This endorsed research degree is completed by coursework and a thesis. It aims to provide a research-focused learning environment in which students can develop their independent problem solving skills through supervised research. The degree may be awarded with Distinction. Study in a number of advanced Engineering courses will provide each student with key technical knowledge to enhance and support their research activities. The Master of Engineering degree is awarded as an endorsed degree in an area of specialisation: Bioengineering Chemical and Process Engineering Civil Engineering Construction Management Earthquake Engineering Electrical and Electronic Engineering Mechanical Engineering Software Engineering. The Master of Engineering (ME) includes a thesis from your chosen endorsement of 120 points, and up to 45 points of coursework.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Students must normally have completed one of the following: Bachelor of Engineering with Honours with First or Second Class Honours Bachelor of Science with Honours with First or Second Class Honours, in relevant subjects Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering with a GPA of 5 or more. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: an average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking TOEFL iBT: total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening. TOEFL PBT: with a minimum score of 575 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5 Pearson Test of English (Academic): with an overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Campus location

Christchurch , New Zealand