Master of Engineering Geology

University of Auckland

Subject area

Geotechnical Engineering



1.5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the MEngGeol will have received sound training in both engineering geology and related geoscience subjects and will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in ground engineering. They will be able to apply their skills and knowledge in an ethical and professional manner. MEngGeol graduates will be sufficiently prepared for an accelerated pathway towards Engineering New Zealand's (formerly IPENZ) 'Chartered Member (Engineering Geologist)' qualification [CMEngNZ (PEngGeol)].

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

BSc in Earth Sciences or Geology, BAdvSci(Hons), BSc(Hons), PGDipSci in a relevant specialisation, or BE or BE(Hons) with a relevant specialisation, with a GPA of 5.0 or higher.

Detailed requirements

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1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,097 $13,646
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$17,632 $26,449
Total $26,730 $40,095

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $65,118
Earnings range $59,272 - $72,849
In employment 83%
In further study N/A
On a benefit 2%

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264

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Where does this information come from?

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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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