Bachelor of Engineering Technology

Specialise in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering. Develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. Learn design techniques. Use advanced technology. Work on an industry project in your third year. Gain real-world experience. The degree is accredited nationally and internationally.

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What you will learn

  • Learn principles of management, communications and economics
  • Develop problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Gain an awareness of the social and environmental impact of engineering
  • Understand principles underlying technologies
  • Develop modern design techniques
  • Design and work on an industry-based project
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Majors

Civil Engineering

Work in the design, construction and maintenance of the natural and physically built environment.

Electrical Engineering

Focus on the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism.

Mechanical Engineering

Design, manufacture and maintain mechanical systems.

Programme structure

The degree consists of compulsory and elective courses. All courses focus on designing and implementing engineering technology to give you the critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed for the industry.

Year 1

Develop your skills in communication, management, mathematics, engineering science, electrical/electronic principles and basic engineering practices. You will have the opportunity to select electives depending on your major.

Year 2

Develop specialist skills for your chosen major.

Year 3

Undertake a significant industry-based development project. You'll gain real-world experience within the engineering profession.

Accredited qualification

The degree is accredited by the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) to ensure it meets national and international standards. Once you've graduated, you'll be eligible to become a graduate member of IPENZ.

Internationally, the degree is accredited to the International Engineering Alliance's Sydney Accord.

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Career options

  • Engineer
  • Surveyor
  • Draughtsperson
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

Further study options

Specialise further with a one-year graduate diploma.

Upcoming start dates

  • 24 July 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

NCEA Level 3 including:

  • Three subjects at Level 3 – including Physics with a minimum of 14 credits and Calculus with a minimum of 14 credits
  • One other subject with a minimum of 14 credits from the list of NZQA approved subjects
  • 10 credits Level 2 literacy – 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing
  • 10 credits Level 1 numeracy or above

Or equivalent qualification.

20+

If you’re 20 years or over, contact us to see if you qualify for special admissions on our programmes.

International

NCEA Level 3 including:

  • Three subjects at Level 3 – including Physics with a minimum of 14 credits and Calculus with a minimum of 14 credits
  • One other subject with a minimum of 14 credits from the list of NZQA approved subjects
  • 10 credits Level 2 literacy – 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing
  • 10 credits Level 1 numeracy or above

Or equivalent qualification.

International students – minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6 with writing and speaking score no less than 6 and reading and listening no less than 5.5, or equivalent.

What it will cost

Local

  • Fee: $6,176

    This is an annual fee, which is reviewed each year. For part-time fees, contact a Student Advisor. 

  • Student services fee: $220

    Your student fee is included in your course fees. It is not billed separately. Amount shown is based on full year study. More details.

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details

International

  • Fee: $18,500

    This fee is in New Zealand dollars.

    This is an annual fee, which is reviewed each year. For part-time fees, contact a Student Advisor. 

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

To enrol as a international student you will need to download and complete our international enrolment form.

Once completed, you may submit the form and accompanying documentation directly to WelTec International, or go through one of our registered recruitment agents.