Institute of Technology or PolytechnicUnitec Institute of Technology
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Expected Feb 2024
Unitec Institute of Technology
Develop the skills for a career as a Civil Engineer in this three year (full-time) Bachelor’s programme. Specialise in environmental, geotechnical, water, roading and transportation, or structural engineering. Learn to make informed decisions about civil engineering projects, and apply technology to solve practical engineering problems. Explore computer-modelling techniques, civil engineering project management, engineering materials and structures, and construction practices.
There are 5 pathways within the Civil major:
Structural engineering: design, construction, and supervision of buildings and other structures
Water engineering: design and construction of water supply, wastewater or stormwater systems, analyse river catchment systems, hydrology and erosion management, and urban drainage systems
Geotechnical engineering: analysis, design and construction of foundations, slopes, earthworks structures and retaining walls
Roading and transportation engineering: design, construction and maintenance of roads, and traffic engineering and urban transportation studies
Environmental engineering: including fundamentals of environmental engineering, the sensitive environment, and resource and environmental management
Well-prepared students have the best chance of success in their studies, so we've put together a free online guide you can use to refresh and sharpen some of the skills you'll need in this programme
Cross-credits from the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) are available.
Successful completion of New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil)
All applicants must be at least 16 years of age when they begin their studies, and they should meet the country-specific admission requirement.
English Language Requirements: IELTS – Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL – Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); PTE - Academic score of 50 with no band score lower than 42.