Mechanical engineering

Goodbye fees, study engineering for free.

As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, you can now study our diploma in engineering for free^.

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Professional mechanical engineers know what it takes to design and build machines.

They also investigate problems and faults with machinery and study ways to improve manufacturing and energy productions.

Study mechanical engineering at MIT and you'll get the real-world skills you need to enter the industry.

Become a professional engineering technician, design engineer or plant engineer.

MIT degree grads earn more*

Recently analysed Government data shows that MIT degree holders have the highest employment rates in the country five years after finishing their degrees. They can also expect to be among the best paid. Explore your study options and become one of MIT grads who earn more.

*Recently analysed government data shows that MIT degree holders have the highest employment rates and among the highest median earnings in the country five years after finishing their degrees. View the full report at  educationcentral.co.nz

^Free study for this qualification may be available to you under the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Visit https://www.tec.govt.nz/funding/funding-and-performance/funding/fund-finder/targeted-training-and-apprenticeship-fund/faqs-for-learners/ for eligibility criteria and more information. Students must be eligible to study as a domestic student and meet any other entry criteria as required. Some costs may also apply. Free study is subject to funding confirmation.