12 months
31960 USD/year
7145 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Boost your abilities to perform rigorous intellectual analysis and solve complex problems in an engineering field of your choice with this Master of Engineering (Chemical and Materials Engineering) from University of Auckland. 

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Postgraduate students in Chemical and Materials Engineering gain a deeper understanding of how things work, with the potential to develop new technologies. Areas of interest include:

  • Advanced and nanomaterials research, which involves in-depth studies into properties, performance, processing, microstructure, and industrial applications
  • Chemical and process engineering, including aluminium smelting technology, heat exchange, iron and steel making, food processing, high-pressure sterilisation, and more
  • Energy and the environment, including biodiesel, oil and gas processing, thermal management, air flow and heat transfer, and clean technologies
  • Food and bioproduct processing, with a focus on value-added food products and cost-effective technologies


An Master of Engineering (Chemical and Materials Engineering) degree from University of Auckland confirms your ability to investigate an important issue with research expertise, work with initiative, make sound judgements, draw conclusions and write a thesis to explain your arguments. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Materials Characterisation
  • Process Dynamics and Control 
  • Biomaterials and Applications 
  • Advanced Food Process Engineering
  • Materials Performance Enhancement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits

120 or 180


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Research 120 points    

You must have completed a four-year bachelors degree in engineering at a recognised university (or similar institution) that includes:
  • Broad coverage in your first year of the foundational science topics that underpin engineering disciplines: mathematical modelling, chemical and materials science, electrical engineering theory, mechanics, programming, and engineering design.
  • One year of postgraduate-level study
  • A research project or dissertation comprising at least one-quarter of the final year

Research 180 points

  • You must have completed an undergraduate degree in engineering at a recognised university (or similar institution), in a field related to your intended specialisation.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31960 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7145 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7145 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$9,952.80 – $10,650
  • International: NZ$44,526

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 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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