Candidates are required to have:
a) Successfully completed a bachelor degree in an engineering discipline (excluding a specialisation in the strand the candidate wishes to complete in this programme), with a pass mark of 65% or more, from a New
Zealand institution, or
b) Successfully completed a bachelor degree in an engineering discipline from an approved and accredited overseas institution, with a pass mark of 65% or more or a Cumulative GPA of 6.5 or more; and completed their degree
within 5 years; or
c) Successfully completed the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (excluding a specialisation in the strand the candidate wishes to complete in this programme) and have further practical, professional or educational experience
of an appropriate kind; or
d) Evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience, as approved by the Centre Director or designated nominee.
Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who have not met the General Admission or entry requirements for a programme but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success may be eligible for Special Admission.
Special admission will be granted at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee. Such applicants may be required to successfully complete a foundation, bridging or tertiary introductory programme as a condition of entry into higher
Candidates may be required to attend an interview and may be required to produce a work-based portfolio (where appropriate).
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an overall International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or better in the academic band, with a minimum of 6.0 in both the written and speaking bands, and a minimum
of 5.5 in both the reading and listening bands; or equivalent.