Course code: #AK3751
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Study the Mechanical Engineering major in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at AUT.
Develop a broad base of engineering skills and prepare yourself for a wide range of engineering careers.
Mechanical engineers work with advanced technology across many fields – from transportation to energy systems, home appliances to robotics, manufacturing machinery and processes to medical technologies.
In a world where global warming and environmental degradation are critical issues, mechanical engineers play a key role in developing new sustainable technologies.
This mechanical engineering degree focuses on analytical and design skills, and you have the opportunity to apply these skills in an industry project.
Most courses last one semester and are worth 15 points. If you're a full-time student, you normally complete 120 points each year (480 points for the entire degree).
In addition to successfully completing all courses, you also need to complete a minimum of 800 hours of planned supervised work placement before graduation.
The aim of the work experience is to expose you to engineering practices and management systems in the work environment.
Your individual industry project in Year 4 is your opportunity to gain real-life industrial experience in an engineering environment, under the guidance of an experienced supervisor.
You work on a project for organizations like Mighty River Power, Genesis Energy, Contact Energy, Fisher & Paykel Appliances, Spark and Auckland Airport.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,800|
If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.
On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.
You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.
1_All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
2_ Calculus (Mathematics) and Physics
Applicants must demonstrate competency in Calculus and Physics to at least level 3 or equivalent. This could be:
Consider starting with the university's Certificate in Science and Technology
If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enroll in a foundation programme.
If you successfully complete the foundation programme and get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.
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