Boost your engineering career with a masters degree

Alex Rivera Diaz,Geothermal engineer, MEnergy graduate

Alex Rivera Diaz,Geothermal engineer, MEnergy graduate

If you’re thinking of upskilling to work in a new area, advancing to a management role, or are interested in career in research, a postgraduate qualification from the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Engineering will provide you with the right mix of practical experience, theoretical understanding, and industry insights to help you become a leader in your field.

The Faculty of Engineering offers a wide range of programmes, both full time and part-time, that are suitable for busy professionals. As New Zealand’s top engineering faculty, we boast world-class and award-winning academics, advanced facilities, and a supportive, collaborative culture that encourages the development of innovative, future-forward research.

Our masters programmes in particular are an ideal complement to those who already possess undergraduate degrees and industry experience. Read about them below, or visit for information on all our available postgraduate options.

Master of Engineering (ME)

This research-based programme allows you to specialise on a subject of your choice under supervision from a leading expert in their field.

Master of Engineering Studies (MEngSt)

A taught masters programme with a diverse selection of specialisations, allowing you to tailor your learning towards your professional goals and interests.

Master of Engineering Management (MEMgt)

Offered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and the Auckland Business School, the MEMgt is a taught programme that is sometimes referred to as ‘an MBA for engineers.’

Master of Energy (MEnergy)

This programme is ideal for engineering, science or commerce graduates who want to develop their technical, business or policy-related expertise in the energy industry.

Master of Disaster Management (MDisMgt)

This taught programme focuses on building your skills in the highly relevant areas of disaster risk reduction, response, recovery, resilience and management.

Master of Operations Research (MOR)

This research programme develops your skills in a field that incorporates engineering, mathematics, economics and science to create optimal solutions to complex problems.