MPhil - Engineering as a subject
Engineering as a subject is only available for the qualifications listed on this page. For a list of programmes available for the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, please go to BE(Hons).
The Master of Philosophy is a one-year research-based degree in which candidates undertake a programme of supervised research which critically investigates a topic of substance and significance.
Engineering professionals are solving the world's problems and leading the way in innovation by improving infrastructure, building smarter technologies and finding alternative energy sources.
- Applied Linguistics
- Computer Science
- Earth Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
- Health, Sport and Human Performance
- International Management
- Materials and Processing
- Māori and Indigenous Studies
- Pacific and Indigenous Studies
- Political Science
- Population Studies
- Population Studies and Demography
- Screen and Media Studies
- Strategic Management
- Theatre Studies
- Tourism Management
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|Start Dates:||Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)|
|Estimated Fees* (Domestic):||$7,626 - $8,276 per year|
|Estimated Fees* (International):||$36,995 - $48,650 per year|
|Entry Requirements:||Postgraduate International|
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|All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.|
Papers available within Engineering
Prescriptions for the MPhil
The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.
Scholarships and prizes
Selected scholarships for Engineering students.
New to Waikato? The International Excellence Scholarship is worth up to $10,000.
University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship Accepting applications
It is only possible to apply for this Scholarship as part of the Doctoral application to enrol. Before you submit a formal application to enrol, be sure to read the doctoral application process here By clicking the 'Next Steps' button, you will be taken to the application to enrol.
Closing Date: 31 January 2024
Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust Dame Jocelyn Fish Award Not currently accepting applications
To assist women students who have been New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents for at least 2 years, and are enrolled full-time in the second year or above of a first degree, majoring in a non-traditional field for women (e.g. computer science, engineering).
Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust Masters Study Award Not currently accepting applications
To assist women students who are New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents for at least 2 years, who at the time of the application are enrolled full- or part-time in a masters thesis worth at least 90 points.
Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust Merit Award for Doctoral Study Not currently accepting applications
To assist women students who have been New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents for at least 2 years, and have attained confirmed enrolment status, in their first PhD, in the 12 months before the closing date for the Award.