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Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) (Level 7)

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Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


MIT TechPark Campus


Programme highlights

Get qualified to work as an engineering technologist – an area in huge demand here and around the world.

In this three-year programme, you'll learn core skills in engineering theory.

Find out what it takes to create new roads, build bridges and plan other infrastructure projects.

You can also choose to specialise in:

Water and Water Waste.

When you graduate, you'll be ready for a job as a professional engineering technologist.

Career opportunities

This degree has been developed by a national consortium of tertiary providers, in conjunction with industry, to prepare graduates for a career in the diverse field of civil engineering. Graduates will be in a position to enter into employment as well as develop their capacity to attain professional competence and to fulfill the role of a professional engineering technologist.

Further training or study

Upon completion of this programme, students can continue towards:

  • Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Civil)

Entry criteria

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:


University Entrance – NCEA Level 3 including:

Three subjects at Level 3 including:

physics with a minimum of 14 credits
calculus with a minimum of 14 credits, and
one other subject from the list of approved subjects*

Literacy – 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of five credits in reading, five credits in writing

Numeracy – 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627).


Equivalent academic qualifications (Equivalent academic qualifications may include University B Bursary with 45%; or more in both Physics and Calculus or algebra )


Equivalent Cambridge score


Equivalent International Baccalaureate.

IELTS test: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); Cambridge English Examinations: B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42

Other Entry Requirements

Applicants must be physically capable of completing the practical aspects of the programme, by being able to work effectively, efficiently and safely.

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