12 months
45215 USD/year
10528 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Employers need ICT professionals and engineers who have the skills to work effectively in the New Zealand workplace: good communication and teamwork skills and an understanding of the professional environment, alongside strong technical knowledge. The Engineering Practice programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .


Key facts

You’ll gain skills in communication, problem solving and enterprise to complement your technical knowledge, giving you an edge in this fast-growing industry. The Engineering Practice programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .

Enhance your career prospects

  • Apply your technical knowledge to designing, implementing and evaluating practical engineering problems.
  • Develop teamwork and professional practice skills in the context of engineering problem solving—in a variety of industry relevant individual and group projects.
  • Gain valuable research and communication skills through summarising research, writing engineering proposals, and delivering oral and written reports.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • you’ll focus on developing your research, communication and practise skills through taught courses and a project.
  • You’ll take four core courses, and choose four additional approved courses from electronics, networking, renewable energy, software or computer science.
  • You’ll complete a major group project to design, implement and evaluate a solution to an industry-based engineering problem. Through this project you’ll apply your technical and professional skill set to address a range of topics related to the project, including legal and IP issues, business contexts, social and environmental issues.
  • Entry into Part 2 of the course requires at least a B-average in Parts 1 (or special permission from the Head of School). In this final trimester of study, you’ll either undertake a large University-based research project or an industry-based project.
  • Students may be paid by companies in which they are placed but this is not guaranteed.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with at least a B+ average in a relevant subject.
  • You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    45215 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45215 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10528 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Estimated international fees  : NZ$62,521
  • Estimated domestic fees  : About NZ$14,558

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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