About this course
This programme is an engineer's 'MBA', enhancing students' professional and business capacities for the global market. This programme is thus suitable for professionals from various engineering and technological backgrounds intending to pursue management roles.
Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. The university assesses each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.
University of Auckland
- Completed BE or BE(Hons) with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in 120 points above Stage III (Taught 120 points)
Another tertiary institution
For Taught 120 points - Completed a four-year bachelors degree in engineering at a recognised university (or similar institution) with GPE of 5.0 that includes:
- Broad coverage in your first year of the foundational science topics that underpin engineering disciplines: mathematical modelling, chemical and materials science, electrical engineering theory, mechanics, programming, and engineering design
- One year of postgraduate-level study
- A research project or dissertation comprising at least one-quarter of the final year
Programme-specific entry requirements for postgraduate applicants with international qualifications:
- GPE: 5
- Australia (%): 70-75%
- China (%): 80-85%
- India (%): 60-65%
- Indonesia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
- Iran (Grade Average): 14.5-15.0
- Malaysia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
- Singapore (GPA): 3.7
- South Pacific-USP (GPA): 3.3
- Taiwan (%): 77-82%
- Thailand (GPA): 3.2-3.4
- UK (%): 60-65%
- USA (GPA): 3.2-3.4
- Vietnam (GPA): 7.0-7.5
English language requirements
- IELTS Academic Score: 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0
- This flexible, 120-point taught programme allows you to design a personalised curriculum to suit your circumstances, learning objectives and career aspirations.
- The Engineering Management Project (Project M), a compulsory 45-point component, lasts for two semesters. It is a key learning experience of the programme with two options: working directly within a company to solve a business-related problem (this requires consent from a host company); or a case study project that applies research approaches to industry issues.
- The remaining 75 points of your degree are built from elective courses from the MEMgt schedule. You may take: three Faculty of Engineering and two Business School courses to pursue an engineering focus; or three Business School and two Faculty of Engineering courses if you'd like to create a business-focused programme.