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Qualification Title Bachelor of Engineering Technology
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Civil Engineering » Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
Graduates will demonstrate an in-depth and breadth of knowledge and practical skills for employment as an Engineering Technologist within a specialist area of their chosen major of Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. Graduates will have the ability to apply analytical skills and knowledge of technological principles and physical processes to solve broadly defined engineering problems.
Graduate profile
Graduates will have the ability to apply analytical skills and knowledge of technological principles and physical processes to solve broadly defined engineering problems.
Education pathways
Graduates from the Bachelor of Engineering Technology could progress to
the four year Bachelor of Engineering or other relevant level 7 qualifications
such as graduate diplomas, and to post graduate study in Engineering and
related areas.
Entry Requirements
University Entrance (UE), or equivalent, comprised of 60 credits at NCEA Level 3 or above and 20 credits at NCEA Level 2 or above, including aminimum of 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 in Physics; and (2) A minimum of 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 in Calculus;and A minimum of 14 credits at NCEA Level 3 in one other subject from the list of UE approved subjects*; and (4)Literacy-10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing; and (5)Numeracy -10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627-all three required). Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who have not met the General Admission or entry equirements for a programme but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of successmay be eligible for Special Admission. Special admission will be granted at the discretion of the relevant Centre Director or designated nominee. Such applicants may be required to successfully complete a foundation, bridging or tertiary introductory programme as a condition of entry into higher level programmes. Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an overall International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or better in the academic band, with a minimum of 6.0 in the written and speaking bands, and a minimum of 5.5 in the reading and listening bands; or equivalent.
Education Organisation Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Ltd
Developed By Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Ltd
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 4313
Status Current
Created November 2020
Next Review November 2025
Content
Content includes compulsory courses: Engineering computing; professional engineering development; engineering mechanics; engineering mathematics; engineering communication; engineering design and drawing; professional engineering practice; engineering development project. Civil Major compulsory courses include: Land surveying; materials and structures; engineering management principles; project management principles; fluid mechanics; civil engineering detailing and modelling; engineering site investigation; civil engineering construction practices; additional courses in chosen specialisation. Electrical Major compulsory courses include: Electrical and Electronic Principles; elements of power engineering; power systems; electrical machines; power electronics; PLC programming; additional courses in chosen specialisation. Mechanical compulsory courses include: Electrical and electronic principles; material science; fluid mechanics; mechanics of machines; strength of materials; thermodynamics and heat transfer; advanced thermodynamics; mechanical design

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