Master of Engineering Studies

Master of Engineering Studies

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: October 31, April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: February, July
International tuition: NZ$44,000
Domestic tuition: NZ$8,814

Program overview

The Master of Engineering Studies caters for professional engineers seeking advanced technical training, and is a taught-coursework master's degree with no thesis or research requirement. The MEngSt comprises a combination of 400 and 600-level courses that enables students to study a broad range of topics in their general area of expertise. The MEngSt may be awarded endorsed in: Civil Engineering Construction Engineering Earthquake Engineering Fire Engineering Mechanical Engineering Renewable Energy Transportation Engineering.

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 Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering with a GPA of 5 or more Bachelor of Science with Honours in appropriate subjects. Relevance and standard of previous study is the main criteria for approval. 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