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Master of Engineering Management

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Level of Study

Master's Degree


1 year

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Master of Engineering Management (MEM) graduates apply integrated engineering and business knowledge in a technical environment.

You will gain specialised knowledge in engineering management, and have critical awareness of current and emerging issues relating to engineering management in Aotearoa New Zealand and globally. With communication, planning, interpersonal, management, and leadership skills, you will be able to collaborate with people across multiple disciplines.

Why study a Master of Engineering Management at UC? UC's MEM programme is designed to meet the needs for engineering managers in Aotearoa New Zealand. There is a strong focus on project management, stakeholder engagement, and sustainability. The programme offers small group classes, flexibility, close connections with industry, and the ability to apply integrated technical and business skills in an industry-based project.

Career Opportunities: MEM graduates have integrated technical and business skills, real-world project experience, and are connected with industry professionals. You could find work in engineering firms, consultancies, product manufacturers, government ministries, or start your own business. The MEM provides you with practical engineering management expertise, which will help you transition to management and leadership roles.

Entry criteria

You must have either a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, a Bachelor of Science with Honours, or other qualifications of an equivalent standard, and have a GPA of at least 4 in your 300-level and higher courses. You can also apply for admission to the MEM based on previous studies and work experience, with approval.

You will need to have completed both the academic and non-academic requirements of your previous degree. This may include practical work days, work reports, a workshop training course, and a first aid certificate.

Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements:

  • IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0, with no individual score below 6.5; or other acceptable evidence.
  • TOEFL (IBT): Minimum overall score of 98, with a minimum score of 24 in Reading, Listening, 27 writing, 23 speaking.
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English - Academic): Overall score of 65.

Application Deadline: If you need to apply for admission to the University, please submit your application at least 6 months before your intended start date.

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