Bachelor's Degree in Engineering & Technology in New Zealand

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Engineering & Technology

A bachelor's degree is a hallmark of higher education. It is given to those who dedicate three to seven years studying a specific program. A bachelor's degree can be earned in a variety of disciplines in the arts and sciences.

Bachelor’s in Engineering are concerned with the practical applications of the advancements in scientific, economic and social theories. It follows a process of observation, design, implementation and maintenance of solutions for all kinds of problems and issues. The discipline encompasses a great variety of fields and students are bound to find a degree they like.

New Zealand is a country of stunning and diverse natural beauty. Kiwi are not only one of the national symbols – the others being the silver fern leaf and koru – but also the name New Zealanders usually call themselves. Overseas students will need to pay the full tuition fees and their own living costs while studying at a New Zealand institution.

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Bachelor of Information Technology

Otago Polytechnic
Campus Full time Part time 3 years February 2017 New Zealand Dunedin + 1 more

Discover the power of computing technology and how it can help you develop real world solutions and innovations with this stimulating, hands-on programme. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in New Zealand 2017. Pursuing a career in Information Technology and keen to advance your skills and deepen your understanding of this diverse industry? Discover the power of computing technology and how it can help you develop real world solutions and innovations with this stimulating, hands-on programme. Every industry, organisation and business in the world relies on computer technology in one way or another and the right qualification will create numerous employment opportunities for you, both here and overseas. There are currently far more IT jobs than there are graduates and employers are desperate for individuals with a solid understanding of the industry and a willingness to continue developing new skills. Consider a career as a Systems Administrator, Software Developer, Programmer, Business Analyst, Database Administrator or Computing Services Manager, amongst many others! Study in a supportive and innovative environment and develop high-level technical abilities and a strong theoretical understanding of IT concepts while exercising your problem-solving skills and creativity. Focus on the professional communication skills required for working effectively in the industry and gain valuable, practical experience during an industry-based project for an external client. Benefit from the small class sizes, allowing for one-on-one attention from experienced teachers, and the chance to practise your newly acquired skills with a range of excellent equipment and software applications. International: NZD 20,280 (first year) Skills required Good communication skills Technical skills Planning, organisational and problem-solving skills. Entry requirements International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet degree-level entry requirements and must have achieved the equivalent of Year 11 mathematics. If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 6.0, with no band score less than 5.5. Bridging options If you do not meet the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Information Technology, the best qualification to prepare you for degree studies is the Certificate in Information Technology (Level 4). Alternatively, you can enter the Bachelor programme after completing the Certificate in IT Service and Support. Additional documentation You must supply certified copies of proof of identify, academic records and proof of residency (where appropriate). Selection procedure All eligible applicants will be accepted unless the number of applications exceeds the available places (as indicated by the Head of Department). In this case, applicants will be interviewed and ranked according to the professional judgement of the admissions panel on the basis of the candidate's likelihood to succeed in the IT industry. Recognition of prior learning If you have extensive knowledge and skills due to practical experience in this area, enquire about our recognition of prior learning process at Capable NZ. You may have already gained credits towards this qualification. Apply by 13 February and 30 May FAQ/Answers What is the minimum/maximum age to apply? There is no maximum age to apply, provided that you are a genuine student. Usually, students beginning their programmes are at least 18 years of age. How long will my study take? Undergraduate degrees are three years, diplomas are usually two years and certificates are one year. Graduate and postgraduate qualifications can take one to two years to complete. What about international recognition? All of our qualifications are recognised internationally. You are able to take your Otago Polytechnic undergraduate degree and apply to other national and international tertiary institutions for graduate and postgraduate study. How much can I earn as a student? Those students who are eligible to work while studying may get causal jobs in areas like hospitality or other service industries. Your hourly wage is likely to be between NZD$13-15. What do I need for my student visa? Your Otago Polytechnic Offer of Place letter. This letter means you have been accepted to study. It also states your course fee, which you must pay first to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. You will then receive a receipt of payment from us. You must submit these two documents (your Offer of Place and your receipt of fees), along with evidence that you have sufficient funds for living expenses, and a return international air ticket or evidence of sufficient funds to buy one, to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. For programmes longer than 24 months, you will also need to provide very recent medical and x-ray certificates. If you are over 17 years of age, you will need a police certificate to show that you are of good character. See the New Zealand Immigration website for more details. Streamlined visa applications now open! If you are an international student who will apply for your student visa from outside of New Zealand, you might be eligible for the streamlined visa process offered by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). This allows your visa application to be processed faster by INZ because Otago Polytechnic nominates you as a suitable candidate (INZ will decide the outcome and the processing time). Once you have received your Offer of Place from Otago Polytechnic, you may apply for a streamlined visa nomination letter from us. For more information and to submit an application, click here. What happens when I finish my degree? Students who have completed their degree in the normal time and have a job offer related to their studies can apply for a work visa for another two years. This entitles you to work in the job you have been offered, and may help you qualify for residence. What about applying for New Zealand residency? If you meet the requirements of the current immigration policy in New Zealand, it is possible for you to apply for residence at any time. Immigration policy encourages students who have completed their degree in New Zealand to apply for permanent residence. Is there an application fee? No. How long does it take to apply? We suggest you apply at least three to four months before your programme starts so that you are organised to arrive on time. What do I need to include in my application? Your English language test results: IELTS, TOEFL or TOIEC. We also require certified copies of any academic results you have from your overseas high school or university. We may also require your curriculum vitae or a portfolio, depending on your programme entry requirements. [-]

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

Otago Polytechnic
Campus Full time Part time 3 years February 2017 New Zealand Dunedin + 1 more

Are you a hands-on kind of person who enjoys planning and problem-solving? Use those strengths to help shape your future within the Engineering industry. [+]

Are you a hands-on kind of person who enjoys planning and problem-solving? Use those strengths to help shape your future within the Engineering industry. Engineers are in high demand around the world for their skills and experience in combining engineering theory with the applied and practical components required in a range of industries. With hard work and a responsible attitude, you could set your sights on project management or consultancy roles in your particular fields. Gain skills in management, economics, communications, problem-solving and critical thinking, while developing a deep understanding of the principles and practical application of modern technology in your area of specialisation. During the third year, you will have the opportunity to participate in a significant industry-based project in order to gain experience within the workplace. This programme is a collaboration by New Zealand Metro Polytechnics and has provisional accreditation towards the Sydney Accord of the International Engineering Alliance from the Institution of Professional Engineers, which ensures it meets national and international standards. *Please note: Accreditation pending for year two and three of the electrical major. Please contact the School of Architecture, Building and Engineering for more information. International fee: NZD 20,200 (first year) Skills required Good problem-solving ability Practical thinking Good computer skills The ability to plan, organise and adapt Excellent communication skills. Entry requirements International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet degree-level entry requirements. As part of our selection procedure we prefer that you have completed the equivalent of Year 13 physics and mathematics (algebra or calculus). If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 6.0, with no less than 6.0 in writing and speaking, and no less than 5.5 in reading and listening. You will study Choose to specialise in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. If you are interested in completing this qualification with a specialty in Electrical Engineering or Electronics, you may complete year one of your qualification at Otago Polytechnic. This programme is made up of core and elective courses. Each will focus on the design and implementation of engineering technology and will concentrate on the development of advanced critical thinking and problem solving activities for effective troubleshooting. YEAR ONE Develop skills in communication, management, mathematics, engineering science, basic electrical/electronic principles and basic engineering practices. Elective courses may be selected according to your area of specialty. YEAR TWO Continue to build on your selected major. YEAR THREE Undertake an industry-based project in order to gain experience within the engineering profession. Upon successful completion of this qualification, enter industry practice and then develop, demonstrate and maintain practical skills and professional competence. Your graduate career has the potential to develop as follows: Development stage Enter initial employment and develop competence for independent practice under supervision. Independent practice Practice independently as a competent engineering technologist benchmarked against the competence standard for registration as an Engineering Technology Practitioner (ETPract). You are now able to progress to Technical Membership of IPENZ (TIPENZ). Team leadership Take overall responsibility for the work of a team in which you are the most expert. Technical management Supervise the work of others who may have greater or wider competence. General management Become involved in management at an organisational level. You may no longer be directly involved with technical engineering technology activities. Further Engineering career opportunities: Research and development Technical support and application Education and communication Sales Quality and general management Technocratic roles in local authorities and government. FAQ/Answers What is the minimum/maximum age to apply? There is no maximum age to apply, provided that you are a genuine student. Usually, students beginning their programmes are at least 18 years of age. How long will my study take? Undergraduate degrees are three years, diplomas are usually two years and certificates are one year. Graduate and postgraduate qualifications can take one to two years to complete. What about international recognition? All of our qualifications are recognised internationally. You are able to take your Otago Polytechnic undergraduate degree and apply to other national and international tertiary institutions for graduate and postgraduate study. How much can I earn as a student? Those students who are eligible to work while studying may get causal jobs in areas like hospitality or other service industries. Your hourly wage is likely to be between NZD$13-15. What do I need for my student visa? Your Otago Polytechnic Offer of Place letter. This letter means you have been accepted to study. It also states your course fee, which you must pay first to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. You will then receive a receipt of payment from us. You must submit these two documents (your Offer of Place and your receipt of fees), along with evidence that you have sufficient funds for living expenses, and a return international air ticket or evidence of sufficient funds to buy one, to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. For programmes longer than 24 months, you will also need to provide very recent medical and x-ray certificates. If you are over 17 years of age, you will need a police certificate to show that you are of good character. See the New Zealand Immigration website for more details. Streamlined visa applications now open! If you are an international student who will apply for your student visa from outside of New Zealand, you might be eligible for the streamlined visa process offered by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). This allows your visa application to be processed faster by INZ because Otago Polytechnic nominates you as a suitable candidate (INZ will decide the outcome and the processing time). Once you have received your Offer of Place from Otago Polytechnic, you may apply for a streamlined visa nomination letter from us. For more information and to submit an application, click here. What happens when I finish my degree? Students who have completed their degree in the normal time and have a job offer related to their studies can apply for a work visa for another two years. This entitles you to work in the job you have been offered, and may help you qualify for residence. What about applying for New Zealand residency? If you meet the requirements of the current immigration policy in New Zealand, it is possible for you to apply for residence at any time. Immigration policy encourages students who have completed their degree in New Zealand to apply for permanent residence. Is there an application fee? No. How long does it take to apply? We suggest you apply at least three to four months before your programme starts so that you are organised to arrive on time. What do I need to include in my application? Your English language test results: IELTS, TOEFL or TOIEC. We also require certified copies of any academic results you have from your overseas high school or university. We may also require your curriculum vitae or a portfolio, depending on your programme entry requirements. [-]

Bachelor of Creative Technologies

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years March 2017 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Study a range of technologies: art; graphic design; fashion; and interior design, to participate and contribute to the creative industries. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in New Zealand 2017. Programme aim Study a range of technologies: art; graphic design; fashion; and interior design, to participate and contribute to the creative industries. The programme is delivered within an applied and collaborative creative technologies environment learners will scaffold and broaden their knowledge, skills and application. Award information To achieve the award of the Bachelor of Creative Technologies: Te Tohu Paetahi Tū Tāngata, students must pass a total of 360 credits as specified in the programme structure, including: 120 credits at Level 5; 135 credits at Level 6; and 105 credits at Level 7. Knowledge and skills you will gain Upon successful completion graduates within their creative technologies discipline will be able to: Apply creative thinking skills, theoretical knowledge and specialised skills to generate innovative creative works. Critically analyse information and apply research skills to develop and refine ideas, towards producing creative outputs. Demonstrate professional and ethical business practices and prepare for selected career. Sustain a studio practice employing principles of analytical and critical investigation and experimentation. Demonstrate intellectual independence, critical thinking and analytic rigour when evaluating own work and the work of others. Inventively apply traditional and emerging technologies to create solutions for real world design challenges. Work effectively both independently and collaboratively to manage project briefs from inception to completion. Effectively communicate to a range of audiences using a variety of strategies. Identify business opportunities, systems and strategies for small business concepts, products or services within the creative sector being cognisant of sustainability. Identify personal values and position relative to political, social, bicultural, economic and environmental frameworks that impact on creative work within Aotearoa New Zealand. Produce a range of practice‐based innovative outputs/works informed by contemporary and historic contexts. Apply technical skills utilising emergent technologies and professional competencies using project management skills. Entry criteria Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations. Applicants must be 17 years of age or over. Applicants must be New Zealand citizens, permanent residents or have the requisite visa for study purposes. Students must be able to demonstrate adequate literacy and/or numeracy skills to enable them to meet all academic and health and safety requirements of the programme/course on which they enrol For international applicants: Must have evidence of academic achievement at least equivalent to University Entrance as approved by the International Education Department. Career opportunities Graphic designer, Museum and gallery work, Independent studio/public works artist, Artist’s assistant, Retail display designer, Printer, Photographer, Photographer’s assistant, Tertiary teaching of art and design, self‐employed practising artist or designer, Employment in the local or global creative industries, Employment in a variety of product and service based industries, particularly those that demand creative and divergent thinking [-]

Bachelor of Computing, Communications and Technology

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years February 2017 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Gain the theoretical and applied knowledge of both the hardware and software fields of computing with specialisations in the design and maintenance of computer systems, databases, programming, operating systems, computer networking, internet and web development, gaming and animation, technical support and embedded controller applications for a wide range of industries. [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 3 years Programme aim The primary aim of the this programme is to provide students with a thorough theoretical and applied knowledge of both the hardware and software fields of computing with specialisations in the design and maintenance of computer systems, databases, programming, operating systems, computer networking, internet and web development, gaming and animation, technical support and embedded controller applications for a wide range of industries. This will enable them to be work ready on graduation, and to maintain their currency and develop their discipline by ongoing professional development. Specialist majors in this programme Single major, students may achieve an endorsement: Computing Technical, Multimedia/Web or Systems Design. Double major, students may achieve two endorsements for the relevant majors completed. Award information Included qualifications Diploma in Computing and Communications Technology (Level 5), Diploma in Computing and Communications Technology (Level 6) and Diploma in Information Technology To achieve the award of the Bachelor of Computing Communications and Technology students must pass a total of 360 credits, including: a maximum of 150 credits at Level 5; a minimum of 120 credits at Level 6; and a minimum of 75 credits at Level 7. No Major 165 compulsory credits; and 195 elective credits. Single Major 165 compulsory credits; 120 credits in a chosen major from the options list; and 75 elective credits. Double Major 165 compulsory credits; 240 credits in two chosen majors (120 for each major) from the options list; and 75 elective credits. Knowledge and skills you will gain Graduates will be able to: the underpinning theoretical and applied knowledge and skills to work in the computing and technology fields; a competence to apply technical and conceptual thinking in the computing and technology fields; the self reliance and capability for continued learning and professional development in the computing and technology fields; the capabilities to be effective communicators and team members; a broad educational base to enable them to relate to the wider context of society; enquiring, flexible, creative and critical attitudes towards contemporary issues and underlying theoretical concepts in the computing and technology fields; an appreciation of management and information technology within the context of their qualification; awareness of bicultural issues and an ability to function positively in a multicultural society; an awareness of social, and ethical issues when designing a computing product. Entry criteria Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations. Career opportunities Computer systems technician, database administrator, helpdesk operator, network systems and data communications analyst, programmer, systems administrator, systems analyst, website administrator, website developer [-]

Bachelor of Information Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years February 2017 New Zealand Nelson + 1 more

This programme focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of computers and their application in business and industry and provides entry to postgraduate study. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in New Zealand 2017. A professional degree that will prepare you for the workforce in a range of information technology related jobs. This programme focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of computers and their application in business and industry and provides entry to postgraduate study. Supportive study environment We offer students a comfortable and non-threatening learning environment. We are proud of the achievements of our students and our graduates. We know that our programmes will challenge you, but that you will feel supported by us and excited about your future once you decide to study with us. Range of specialisms In your second and third year, choose to specialise in networking, information systems or software and web development. Applied learning focus Our teaching staff have extensive experience, combined with excellent academic backgrounds and strong links with the professions, while our qualifications have a strong practical and applied focus. Bring your own device (BYOD) You are required to have your own laptop with these minimum specifications. The minimum specifications are: Windows 8.1 operating system Intel i5 or AMD A8 processor 8GB of memory 500GB+ hard drive 1Gbps Ethernet port 802.11n wireless Discrete graphics are not mandatory but are strongly suggested as there are several aspects of the degree which can require considerable graphics power. Suggested specifications for graphics processing are: Minimum: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or better OR ATI Radeon 9500 or better OR Intel 945 chipset Recommended: NVIDIA Graphics cards 9000 Series: 9600, 9800 200 Series: 275 GTX, 295 GTX OR ATI Graphics Cards 4000 Series: 4850, 4870, 4890 5000 Series: 5850, 5870, 5970 Optional items include: optical drive (DVD) web cam Across our programmes, we use Microsoft Windows based applications. As such we can only sanction Windows based laptops for use on the degree. But, if you choose to use an Apple product for your studies, a Macbook Pro is the minimum acceptable level. Please note: due to resource constraints, unfortunately we cannot support Apple laptop users on our network. Entry requirements Academic Requirements http://www.nmit.ac.nz/study/applying/entry-requirements/ [-]

Bachelor of Software Engineering - Game Programming

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 New Zealand Auckland

The Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming) is the only degree of its kind in New Zealand and delivers a highly developed technical knowledge base and skill-set. Work across multiple game platforms including PlayStation using commercial grade [+]

When becoming a Game Programmer, you'll learn best while doing. You'll code, you'll craft and, in the end, you'll graduate with a gaming portfolio like no other. By the end of your third year at Media Design School, you'll have worked with other like-minded programmers and artists to develop an industry level game, giving you the perfect showreel to kick-start your professional career. Better yet, Media Design School is the only school in New Zealand who has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's PlayStation First Academic Development Programme, giving our students the opportunity to develop games for the PlayStation platform. Careers & Industry To be a game developer you'll need both the experience and practical skills to be able to work across multiple game platforms and the ability to collaborate in a group that simulates the industry environment. In this course, you'll be learning C++ along with other coding languages that will help you succeed in the games industry. In your third year, you'll experience an end-of-year project which will be the closest experience you'll get to an industry environment at any tertiary provider in New Zealand. You'll be collaborating in a group with fellow programmers and artists to create a commercially viable game, which you can include in your portfolio and show-reel by the time you go on to work as a professional. You'll also have the opportunity to work with the PlayStation game platform. Media Design School has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) to become the only tertiary institute in New Zealand where students can develop for PlayStation platforms, giving you the edge once you graduate. Our graduates go to work in game studios here and around the globe, such as Game Loft, Grinding Gear Games, Pik Pok and Krome Studios. A degree in Software Engineering could take you down the following career paths: Game Programmer Software Engineer Graphics Programmer Engine Programmer Artificial Intelligence Programmer Technical Lead Gameplay Programmer Tools/UI Programmer Network Programmer Physics Programmer Sound Programmer Entry Requirements General Admission To qualify for General Admission, you'll need a minimum qualification of NCEA University Entrance or equivalent, such as: An appropriate qualification from an overseas secondary school or tertiary institution, deemed by Media Design School to be sufficient for admission into a bachelors programme. CIE (University of Cambridge International Examination) IB (International Baccalaureate) Plus, it is recommended to have the following: - 24 NCEA Credits, Level 3, in Mathematics, Physics, or Computing and Technology. If you are enroled at a New Zealand secondary school and have not yet completed your NCEA (CIE or equivalent) qualification, you can still apply now for admission. When your NCEA results are available in January, we will check them and contact you. International Students If you are an international student, you'll need to prove you have sufficient English language skills in order to complete this course. We'll be looking for Academic IELTS 6.0 (minimum), or equivalent qualification if English is not your first language. [-]

Bachelor - Automobile Service

Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service
Campus Full time 4 years

Operation and maintenance of transport and technologic machinery and aggregates (profile “Automobile service”) is a future-oriented profile that forms system knowledge in the business organization. [+]

Best Bachelors in Engineering & Technology in New Zealand 2017. Bachelor - Automobile Service Operation and maintenance of transport and technologic machinery and aggregates (profile “Automobile service”) is a future-oriented profile that forms system knowledge in the business organization and management in the field of service, technical maintenance and trading of cars and technologic equipment. Practical skills: projecting/reconstruction/optimization of operation of car service stations; projecting/reconstruction/optimization of operation of car and technological equipment trading companies; implementing of innovative technologies of car repair and service; optimization of enterprise technical and repair department operation; development and implementation of enterprise technical modernization programs. Advantages of education. You will be able to: become an expert in technology and in organization and operation of companies in the filed of trading, service and repair of cars and technological equipment; influence automobilization level and road traffic safety through implementation of advanced technologies of car service and repair, promotion of quality cars, technological equipment and component items; continue education in graduate school in economical and legal disciplines; receive additional education in programs offered by VSUES. Relevance of education. Specialists of automobile service work in machinery and technological equipment trading companies, in enterprises supplying spare parts and operation materials for different machines, in service stations, in transport operation subdivisions of large companies. [-]

Bachelor in Construction Management

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 5 years

The field of construction management encompasses all facets of the design-build-construct continuum. Construction managers are knowledgeable in areas of construction methods, theories and [+]

Bachelor in Construction Management

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University of Cincinnati

The field of construction management encompasses all facets of the design-build-construct continuum. Construction managers are knowledgeable in areas of construction methods, theories and practices, personnel administration, scheduling, project budgeting and job site and project controls.The bachelor of science program in construction management (CM) combines course work in architecture, management, engineering and business to prepare students for a career in this exciting area.

Success FactorsSuccessful construction managers have excellent leadership skills and are able to plan and conduct operations for successful construction projects from design to occupancy. Typically, they are interested in the challenge associated with working on major construction projects with design and construction professionals, optimizing the use of manpower and materials, solving problems and thinking creatively for successful construction projects. Clear communication, teamwork and organization are important proficiencies required of CMs.... [-]