Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Music

Engineering is the backbone of many industries – and as we immerse ourselves in increasingly digital environments, your ability to manipulate present and future technologies will be sought after everywhere. The BE(Hons) provides a balance of practical skills and theoretical knowledge, and with nine different specialisations to choose from, you are bound to find something that suits your interests, passion and career goals.

As well as advancing your musical expertise and knowledge, a conjoint degree with music promotes creative and independent thinking, sought-after qualities in any industry. You can major in Classical Performance, Composition, Jazz Performance, Musicology or Popular Music, supported by leading artists, researchers and facilities.

Programme structure

A total of 675 points comprising 405 points from Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) courses and 255 from the Bachelor of Music courses. For more information, visit the University Calendar.  


5 years

Guaranteed entry requirements

Music: Subject to the qualitative evaluation of an audition/composition portfolio and/or statement of musical background.


  • NCEA – 275 with 17 eternal Level 3 credits in Calculus and 16 external Level 3 credits in Physics
  • CIE – 330 with Mathematics and Physics at A Levels
  • IB – 36 with Mathematics and Physics at HL level

To find out how to gain entry to the University of Auckland and the qualifications you require for admission into programmes please visit Entry requirements.

Fees – 2018

Estimated annual tuition fees for domestic students 2018: NZ$6750 –NZ$11,389.95.

Your exact tuition fees will relate to the courses you choose, but are likely to be within this range. Fees per point are charged at the rate set for that subject irrespective of the qualification the course is taken for.

In addition to tuition fees, you will also pay a Student Services fee. In 2018, if you are enrolled in 135 points, you will pay a fee of $915.30.

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