Master of Engineering Geology

University of Auckland

Subject area

Geotechnical Engineering

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Entry 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.

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)].

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Civil Engineering at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office



$6,000 - one per Division.

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University of Auckland Māori Academic Excellence Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - Scholarships Regulations and Communications Adviser



$20,000 paid over 3 years

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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