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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Master of Engineering Studies

The MEngSt allows students with academic engineering backgrounds to expand their existing theoretical and practical skills. It is flexible – you can study either full-time or part-time, undertake either a primarily coursework or research-focused program, and choose from sixteen distinct specializations.

This program ultimately requires an in-depth exploration of your chosen topic. You will demonstrate high-quality critical thinking and problem-solving skills that are sought-after by employers worldwide or consider this as a foundation for further study.

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.

Newmarket Campus

This is a new five-hectare campus adjacent to the major business area in Newmarket. It will provide the University with a site for expansion over the next 50 years.

Grafton Campus

Originally established as the School of Medicine, the Grafton Campus (opposite Auckland Hospital on the boundary of Auckland Domain) houses the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, including a café, health services, and the Philson Library.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
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

Your specialization may determine your career path, though our graduates fit broad roles in planning, evaluating, designing, maintaining, and operating engineering products and infrastructure. The MEngSt gives you opportunities to advance in the ranking, become a lead engineer, or enjoy a career in research and development.

Jobs related to this program

  • Design engineer
  • Process engineering manager
  • Product engineer
  • Project manager
  • Senior engineer
  • Software developer

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 4.0