12 months
24936 USD/year
4703 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Engineering (by thesis only) from Massey University is a 120 credit qualification for students who have completed the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours or the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering.


International students

The Master of Engineering programme is offered by Massey University

New Zealand is a great place to study. Massey University’s reputation is supported by our international rankings, accreditations and associations. We are rated five star plus by the QS World University Rankings.

Massey University has small class sizes, and our lecturers and staff are friendly and approachable.

As an international student, there are entry requirements that will apply to you. We recommend that you apply at least three months before your anticipated start date so your application can be processed in time. There are additional steps you will need to take. These include obtaining a visa and travel bookings if your study is to be in New Zealand.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Thesis 120 credit Part 1 
  • Thesis 120 credit Part 2

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


To enter the 120-credit Master of Engineering (by thesis) you will have been awarded or qualified for a:
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), or equivalent, with a minimum B average in the highest level majoring courses, or
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering, or equivalent, with a minimum B grade average, or
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, or equivalent and have significant professional experience, or
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering, or equivalent and have significant professional experience.

You will also provide:

  • a short summary of your research interests (200 words or less)
  • a curriculum vitae to show your significant professional experience.

You need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24936 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4703 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4703 USD per year during 12 months.

National: 7,788 NZD International: 41,290 NZD

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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