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School of Engineering

Engineering at Waikato UniversityInternationally recognised

The University of Waikato's engineering degrees here in New Zealand will put you at the cutting edge of the engineering industry. All programmes available in the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) have full accreditation from the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ), making our New Zealand engineering qualifications professionally recognised in 13 countries and regions, including Australia, the UK and the USA.

This is reflected in the programmes offered:

The professional application of engineering and design skills, including the requirements of professional practice mean you will be prepared for engineering roles, and able to create, design and realise sophisticated engineering technologies. Our Waikato engineering papers combine high-end design skills with the ability to develop, run and manage engineering companies whatever their size, allowing you to develop your own potential. The University of Waikato's Cooperative Education Unit arranges and oversees the industrial work placement component of your Waikato engineering degree, which will ensure the quality of your engineering work placement.

Waikato's School of Engineering is also the home of the Electronics, Materials & Processing and Physics majors for the BSc and BSc(Tech) degrees. We also offer a wide range of PhD projects covered by the research interests of our academic staff.

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0800 438 254
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Available Degrees

You can study Engineering-related subjects in the following degrees:

BSc(Tech)
BE(Hons)
MSc
BSc
MSc(Research)
MSc(Tech)
PhD
MPhil
BSc(Hons)
ME

We also offer Diplomas and Certificates at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels in some subjects. Contact us for more information.

Our People

Tom Petchell

Tom Petchell
BE(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering

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Autumn 2014