Duration
Full-time: Varies
Part-time: Varies
Next start date
2019 Semester One – 4 March
2019 Semester Two – 22 July
Available locations
City
Points
120 or 180
Programme type
Postgraduate
Research options available

Programme overview

By focusing on the development of accurate and reliable geological ground models, you will be well equipped to work within New Zealand’s complex environment and contribute to the projected construction boom. This interfaculty programme, between the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science, is for students who want to pursue an industry-relevant programme.

2019 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Research 120 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

    Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours), Bachelor of Science (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Postgraduate Diploma in Science

  • Study option
    Research 180 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

    An undergraduate degree in Science

Further programme requirements

Select your study option:

You must have completed the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours), or Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in 75 points at Stage III in Earth Sciences, or a related subject such as Geology.

OR

You must have completed the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in 120 points at Stage III.

OR

You must have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Science with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in 75 points at Stage III in Earth Sciences including at least 45 points in Geology.

OR

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in Science or Engineering with a GPA of 4.0 or higher in 75 points at Stage III and have completed three years of relevant work experience as approved by the Dean of Science.

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in Science with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in 75 points at Stage III in Earth Sciences, including at least 45 points at Stage III Geology.

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Research 120 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 5.0

    Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours), Bachelor of Science (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Postgraduate Diploma in Science

  • Study option
    Research 180 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 5.0

    An undergraduate degree in Science

  • Qualification
    IELTS Academic International English Language Testing System
    Score required
    6.5

Further programme requirements

Select your study option:

You must have completed the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours), or Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a GPE of 5.0 or higher in 75 points at Stage III in Earth Sciences or a related subject such as Geology.

OR

You must have completed the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with a GPE of 5.0 or higher in 120 points at Stage III.

OR

You must have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Science with a GPE of 5.0 or higher in 75 points at Stage III in Earth Sciences including at least 45 points in Geology.

OR

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in Science or Engineering with a GPE of 4.0 or higher in 75 points at Stage III and have completed three years of relevant work experience as approved by the Dean of Science.

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in Science with a GPE of 5.0 or higher in 75 points at Stage III in Earth Sciences, including at least 45 points at Stage III in Geology.

How much does a Master of Engineering Geology cost per year?

2019 fees

Domestic students
NZ$9,274.80 – $10,327.20*
International students
NZ$41,167*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. Fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $7.06 per point, estimated at $847.20 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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Key dates

This programme starts in Semester One 2019: 4 March 2019.

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Application closing dates

Semester One 2019
8 December 2018

Where could this programme take you?

The Master of Engineering Geology is a professionally-orientated programme designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to enter the applied geosciences industries.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Assayer
  • Engineering geologist
  • Geological technician
  • Geologist
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Geotechnical technician
  • Seismic survey co-ordinator

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