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Master of Engineering Project Management

This course is available

Online, On-Campus

Level of Study

Master's Degree


120 credit hours

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


Auckland University of Technology


The Master of Engineering Project Management is the first of its kind in New Zealand. It’s intended to attract a range of engineering professionals who want to advance their project management skills and further their career.

Leaders of 21st century engineering companies need to be technically proficient individuals understanding design, funding, engineering and assembly processes. They also need advanced communication skills and the ability to manage and motivate the people delivering engineering products.

The Master of Engineering Project Management offers an exciting career development opportunity for practising engineering project managers aspiring to senior positions, and provides recent graduate engineers with business and project management skills for modern engineering companies.

The qualification is designed to be flexible and fit in with a working professional’s life.

Many papers are delivered as block courses.

Complete the following papers

  • ENGE813 Advanced Integrated Project Management (15 points)
  • ENGE814 Economics and Finance for Engineers (15 points)
  • ENGE815 Engineering Corporate Social Responsibility (15 points)
  • ENGE986 Project in Engineering Project Management (45 points)

Choose 30 points from

  • BSYS840 Information Technology Management (7.5 points)
  • ENBU812 Engineering Resource Efficiency (15 points)
  • ENBU821 Supply Chain Management for Construction (15 points)
  • EMPL840 Employment Relations (7.5 points)
  • ENGE816 Specialist Readings: Engineering Project Management (15 points)
  • HRMG840 Human Resource Management (7.5 points)
  • MGMT849 Operations Management (7.5 points)

Career opportunities

  • Project managers
  • Engineering managers
  • Process management
  • Managers/leaders of engineering business units

Entry criteria

One of the following (or equivalent) with a B grade average or higher:

  • Relevant four-year bachelor’s degree OR
  • Relevant bachelor’s degree with honours OR
  • Relevant postgraduate diploma


Relevant project engineering or managerial professional experience approved by the Dean (or representative)

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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