Postgraduate study in Bioengineering

What can you study in Bioengineering?

While doing a Master of Engineering in Bioengineering, you will conduct research at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI). This qualification is fully research-based.

See a full list of research areas at the institute

You will work as part of a larger research team comprising postdoctoral researchers and students in a collaborative environment. You may also have the chance to work with international institutions and organisations as part of your project.

Entry requirements for Master of Engineering in Bioengineering

  • Please check the entry requirements for Master of Engineering in Bioengineering before you apply for this programme (research 120 points).

Entry requirements

  • You should have completed a Bachelor of Engineering or Engineering (Honours) (or a bachelors degree in an approved subject) in order to be considered for this programme.

Where can postgraduate study in Bioengineering take you?

Postgraduate study in Bioengineering can open doors for professions in research and industry; another common career pathway is to establish your own start-up.

Further study options

Scholarships and awards

You may be eligible to apply for one or more of the following scholarships:

  • The University of Auckland Bioengineering Masters Scholarships
  • University of Auckland Bioengineering Masters Scholarships for Māori and Pacific Students
  • University of Auckland Research Masters Scholarships

You can also search for other scholarships.

Other than scholarships and awards, many of our researchers have grant funding that includes a masters stipend. Projects with such funding can be found on FindaThesis.

Help and advice

For general student enquiries and to contact a postgraduate adviser, please email