Bachelor of Engineering Technology

Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will demonstrate an in-depth and breadth of knowledge and practical skills for employment as an Engineering Technologist within a specialist area of their chosen major of Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

i) UE, or equivalent, comprised of 60 credits at NCEA L3 or above and 20 credits at NCEA L2 or above, including: (1) A minimum of 14 credits at NCEA L3 in Physics; and (2) A minimum of 14 credits at NCEA L3 in Calculus; and (3) A minimum of 14 credits at NCEA L3 in one other subject from the list of UE approved subjects; and (4) Literacy 10 credits at L2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing; and (5) Numeracy 10 credits at L1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627 all three required). OR: ii) the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (L6) (NZDE) with a 60% or better overall grade average; or iii) completed at least two years relevant work experience post-graduation; or iv) completed equivalent academic qualifications which may include University Bursary with 45% or more in both Physics and Calculus or Algebra, equivalent Cambridge score, equivalent International Baccalaureate.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,783 $20,348
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,558 $37,675
Total $19,341 $58,023

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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 $48,965
Earnings range $34,182 - $58,198
In employment 75%
In further study 5%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707

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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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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