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master

Degree

Master of Engineering Studies in Food Engineering

master

Degree

Master of Engineering Studies in Food Engineering

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    44,526 NZD

  • Application fee

    0 NZD

  • Years of study

    18 months

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    65 out of 100

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 08-December-2021 08-December-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2021 04-July-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2022 04-July-2022

Overview

Master of Engineering Studies in Food 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 Food Engineering?

The university Master of Engineering Studies in Food Engineering covers both the theoretical and practical sides of the industry. In addition to lectures, this programme includes visits to local food processing plants. 

Also the syllabus prompts you to complete common industry tasks, such as preparing reports, ensuring that you’ll be ready to take on the real world upon graduation. The university covers topics that are essential to the field, including:

  • Engineering principles in food process engineering
  • Food safety technologies, and operational methodologies, including mathematical models and systems
  • Product and process design
  • Nutritional composition
  • Preservation and packaging
  • Health and safety practices
  • Technical and regulatory standards

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.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$60,930

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$44,526

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

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.

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.  

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
GMAT

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).

Career Opportunities

Beyond expanding your technical expertise, this programme aims to give you an understanding of the industry’s economics: improving profit margins, increasing market shares and identifying gaps in the process. 

Their ability to make independent judgments and demonstrate high levels of critical analysis mean the university graduates can adapt to, and are working in, both research and regulatory agencies.

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