Innovative minds wanted

Start our Fast Track graduate programme and become a professional Engineer in two years.

Now, more than ever, New Zealand needs more creative engineers and at Waikato, that is what we do best. We lead the way when it comes to high-tech, innovative solutions to real-world problems.

Fast Track Graduate Programme

If you have a relevant degree, you may be able to complete a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) over two years through our new Fast Track graduate programme.

This new accelerated programme has been specially designed for skilled workers whose jobs may have been affected by COVID-19.

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours
School of Engineering website

Who is eligible for the programme?

  • Those who are/have been working in industry (for approximately 5+ years) and have completed a New Zealand Certificate in Engineering or Diploma in Engineering and wish to upgrade to an accredited, professional engineering degree that is recognised around the world.
  • Those with degrees in relevant fields (such as earth sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics and/or computer science) who have 5+ years experience related to the programme they wish to enter into.

Degree structure

Each student’s study journey will be customised based on their prior qualifications and skills and when they are able to commence full-time study.

If you need to refresh your maths and physics, we are offering papers in B Trimester which you can complete part-time, online or on campus in Tauranga or Hamilton.

If you have a degree in earth sciences or chemistry for instance, and wish to pursue a BE(Hons) in Civil Engineering, you could start full-time in November or in 2021.

How do I apply?

Please get in touch and we will talk with you directly to ascertain the right path for you before proceeding with enrolment. Please note there are options to upskill in maths and physics to meet the entry standards, including part-time and online options in B Trimester and over Summer.

Application Form
Please enter the details of any qualifications you have completed (or are about to complete).
Please give a brief summary of any work experience you have had.
Which field of Engineering are you interested in studying? *

Contact us

Phone: +64 7 838 4026
Email: [email protected]