Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) (Level 7)

Programme highlights

Kickstart your career in civil engineering by developing skills and knowledge which is in huge demand worldwide.

In this programme you’ll learn the principles of planning roads, designing structures, constructing and maintaining bridges, water and sewerage systems, railways, hydro-electric projects and harbours. A hands-on programme, you’ll also develop the skills to put civil engineering theory into practice by carrying out varied technical work for different construction methods.

MIT has developed this degree in collaboration with the industry. This insures it provides students with the practical career skills and relevant knowledge to immediately enter the diverse field of civil engineering.

Key facts

Start Month(s) February; July
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 7
Domestic fees $6,300 (approx.)
Youth Guarantee Not available
Programme Code
Duration

3 years (full-time)

Study Method Full-time
Credits 360
International Fees NZD$22,300 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Not available
Qualification MIT Degree

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Information is correct as at August 2017. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted on this website are based on the indicative 2018 fee structure. [Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2018 are based on the 2017 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2018.] All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. If your fees are paid by credit card, a credit card fee will be payable in addition to programme fees. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989.

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 with a minimum of 14 credits from the list of approved subjects* and  
  • Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and
  • Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627).

OR

Equivalent academic qualifications which may include University Bursary with 45% or more in both Physics and Calculus or Algebra; equivalent Cambridge score, equivalent International Baccalaureate  

* NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/universityentrance

Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme, which is taught and assessed in English.

Any applicant whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of their English language competency.

EAL students must meet the minimum academic entry requirements and have achieved an  overall band score (Academic) of 6.0 IELTS, (writing and speaking score no less than 6.0 and reading and listening bands no less than 5.5) or equivalent.

International students

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Provisional Entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Faculty Dean.

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.

Programme structure

Geotechnical and Roading/Transport specialisation:

Structural specialisation:

Water and Waste specialisation:

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the Faculty of Engineering and Trades Academic calendar.

Further training or study

Graduate Diploma or Masters level qualification.

Offered by

Faculty of Engineering and Trades - School of Engineering.

Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Information and Application Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct as at August 2017. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted on this website are based on the indicative 2018 fee structure. [Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2018 are based on the 2017 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2018.] All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. If your fees are paid by credit card, a credit card fee will be payable in addition to programme fees. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989.