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Bachelor of Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering

  • ID:UCIC640001
  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
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* Text books and course materials, Student Services Levy, Medical and Travel Insurance costs

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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Entry into the UTP generally requires the successful completion of Year 12 of secondary school or its equivalent (this is equivalent to Year 13 in the New Zealand education system).

Not all qualifications are listed, so if you have other qualifications, please send details to the UCIC Admissions Office assessment.

NOTE: UTP Science students who wish to study Maths, Physics or Chemistry will need to achieve higher grades in these subjects at high school level (as per UTP Engineering entrance requirements).

See United Kingdom/ Cambridge International Examinations requirements in this link for more details:

English requirements

  • English language proficiency tests recognized for admission to UCIC: IELTS (Academic): Overall 5.5. All band scores minimum of 5.0
  • Score must be achieved in a single test. Combining results from multiple tests is not acceptable:

+ TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) where test was carried out prior to 1 October 2017: 550 with an essay score of 5.0 TWE

+ TOEFL Internet based test (iBT): 46 with a minimum writing score of 14

+ Cambridge English Qualifications - B2 First or B2 First for schools: Score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill.

+ OET (Occupational English Test): Grade C in all sub-tests

+ NZCEL - New Zealand Certificate in English Language: Level 4 with Academic Endorsement

  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): Score of 42 with no band score lower than 36

+ LanguageCert: B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

+ Trinity ISE: ISE II with no less than merit in any band

+ NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance: Qualification completed and awarded

+ Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA): Qualification completed and awarded

Other requirements


Course Information

Engineering is equivalent to the first year of your undergraduate engineering studies. Upon completion of the programme you will be eligible to progress* to the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours degree at the University of Canterbury and able to choose from a variety of specialisations.

The University of Canterbury is ranked among the world's best universities for Engineering and Technology. UC's Civil and Structural Engineering are in the top 100 worldwide, and Electrical Engineering is in the top 200.**To learn more about the Bachelor of Engineering (HONS) at the University of Canterbury click here:

Engineers are designing the future with new and innovative technologies. Engineering is about problem solving and creative thinking. Studying engineering will lead you into a challenging, flexible, and rewarding future with international opportunities. Engineers are responsible for the design and operation of the infrastructure which underpins our society, in diverse areas such as telecommunications, transport, water and electricity supply, multi-storey buildings and airports, processing plants for food and forest products and consumer items like tablet computers and cars.

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