Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Level 7)
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology
Strategic Purpose Statement
The programme aims to develop graduates exhibiting intellectual independence and capability, meeting the requirements for award of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology, and satisfying the Institution of Professional Engineers NZ requirements for entry to engineering practice leading to professional recognition as engineering technologist in the civil, electrical and mechanical engineering disciplines.
Graduate profile
Apply knowledge of mathematics, natural science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialisation, respectively to broadly-defined and applied engineering procedures, processes, systems or methodologies. Identify, formulate, research literature and analyse broadly defined engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using analytical tools appropriate to the discipline or areas of specialisation.
Education pathways
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or other postgraduate studies in engineering.
Employment pathways
Graduates are able to be admitted as engineering technologists with IPENZ. Civil contracting, electrical/electronic engineering, land development/surveying, structural design, surveying, testing, transportation, water/wastewater/waste, planning, control systems.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
NCEA Level 3 including 14 credits at Level 3 in each of Physics, Mathematics and one other subject from the NZQA list of approved subjects, where mathematics credits mus be taken from AS91578, AS91579, AS91575, AS91577, AS91573; literacy (10 credits at level 2 or above made up of 5 credits and 5 credits in writing); Numeracy (10 credits at level 1 or above from specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627 or equivalent. If English is not the applicant's first language, IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 is required. Applicants must be physically capable of undertaking the engineering workshop-based Practice Courses.
Education Organisation The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Developed By The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number OP7005
Status Current
Created December 2016
Next Review December 2017
Content
The common core is made up of 7 academic and 2 practice compulsory courses. Each major has 13 academic and 4 practice compulsory courses. There are 4 elective courses. BEngTech majors are Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electronic Engineering.

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