Learn about postgraduate study options for building on your degree or accelerating your professional development with the Wellington Faculty of Engineering.
Our postgraduate degrees enable you to explore the full breadth and depth of complex and fast moving disciplines in Engineering and Computer Science. You’ll be taught and mentored by leading academics committed to staying at the forefront of teaching and research.
Degree in another subject
If you haven’t completed a degree in a Computer Science- or Engineering-related subject, you could try one of these options:
There are many different options for building on a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a major in a relevant area—such as Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Electronics and Computer Systems, or Renewable Energy Systems:
Once you have completed either an Honours degree or a Master’s by thesis in Engineering or Computer Science, you can enrol in a PhD. This degree involves a major piece of original research carried out under academic supervision, and will take at least three years of full-time study.
Postgraduate certificate and diploma
Complete a short postgraduate qualification for professional development or as preparation for further postgraduate study:
Handbooks and guides
You can also read about postgraduate programmes and subjects in the Faculty of Engineering’s Postgraduate Handbook and the School of Engineering and Computer Science’s Postgraduate Prospectus. Both of these guides are available for download as printable PDFs.