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Degree

Master of Engineering Studies in Civil Engineering (Taught)

master

Degree

Master of Engineering Studies in Civil Engineering (Taught)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $44,526 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    18 months

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 08-December-2021 2021-12-08
Winter-July 04-July-2021 2021-07-04
Winter-July 04-July-2022 2022-07-04

Overview

Master of Engineering Studies in Civil Engineering

Enhance your employability in the competitive global market with a qualification that provides advanced technical foundations and industrial perspectives in your chosen field.

The MEngSt allows students with academic engineering backgrounds to expand their existing theoretical and practical skills.

What can you study in Civil Engineering?

The university strongly values advanced research; this is reflected in the range of facilities and specialised expertise the university offers, all potentially tailored to suit individual interests. Some areas of in-depth study include:

Advanced structural dynamics, Earthquake engineering, Excavation engineering, Experimental and computational geotechnical engineering, Fire engineering, Highway and pavement engineering, Infrastructure asset management, Rock mechanics, Seismic structural design.

The university is also involved in many real-world projects, with some students contributing to projects around the country, including: 

the Christchurch rebuild, improving transportation systems in Auckland and the rest of the country, building dams and reservoirs, and responding to natural disasters. They’re also part of the decision-making process in local and regional councils

Programme structure

Taught:

This is available as either a 120 (1 year full-time) or 180-point (18 months full-time) programme. The option you pursue generally depends on your prior study.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$56,230

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,704
Tuition 1 person $44,526

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines 
6_ English language proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

English Language Academy pathway programmes

You can meet postgraduate English language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS).


Academic background and requirement

Taught 180 points:

You must have completed an undergraduate engineering degree at a recognised university (or similar institution), in a field similar to your intended specialisation (Engineering, Construction, Architecture or another similar discipline).

You will need a GPE of 4.0 (65%-69.9%).

Other pathways to study

If you do not meet the GPE requirement, you can still gain entry by passing 60 points towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering with a GPA of 4.0.

In exceptional circumstances, the university will consider you for entry if you have completed an undergraduate degree and have three years of work experience in engineering.  

Career opportunities

Job Duties for a Master's in Civil Engineering:

  1. Postsecondary Engineering Teacher
  2. Architectural and Engineering Manager
  3. Surveyor
  4. Civil Engineer
  5. Environmental Engineer

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