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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Master of Energy

New Zealand is a world leader in – and ideally placed for – innovation in renewable energy. Gain industry insights and explore technological developments with our roster of internationally-recognized experts, and prepare to lead in a sustainable global sector that continuously evolves to meet our daily needs. With significant input from top researchers from the Geothermal Institute, you’ll be provided with up-to-date skills and knowledge that directly apply to the real world.

This flexible program lets you focus on a field of energy while pursuing courses from the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, and Business School. Our schedules and streamed lectures allow you to study while working, and your research can align with your employment.

Campus Information

City Campus

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs.


  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The MEnergy prepares you for high-ranking, advisory positions worldwide, and your career path is dependent on technical skills and research concentration. Being the in the Geothermal Institute’s flagship programme means you may take advantage of our strong relationships with industry, be it in harnessing networking opportunities or gaining the wide perspectives needed to reach your career goals.

Jobs related to this program

  • Environmental scientist
  • Geophysicist
  • Management control superintendent
  • Market services analyst
  • Mineral resource specialist
  • Recycling and construction manager
  • Reservoir engineer
  • Risk and electricity market analyst

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum program requirements

  • Normally this requires a completed bachelor honors degree or postgraduate diploma from New Zealand, or an acceptable equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognized university (or similar) overseas.
  • An undergraduate degree
  • GPE 5.0