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At Waikato, we empower our students to become professional engineers, innovators, and leaders with the audacity to create a brighter, more sustainable future.

Eight engineering programmes

At Waikato, we offer a full-range engineering programmes including civil, mechanical, chemical, and electrical engineering.  These programmes are internationally accredited through the Washington Accord and recognised around the world.

What is professional engineering
Why study engineering at Waikato
BE(Hons) and postgraduate programmes

Engineering design show

The annual Waikato Engineering Design Show celebrates the fine achievements of our undergraduate professional engineering students. The event is open to the public and a great opportunity to see some cutting-edge tech in action.

Join us at WaikatoEDS, 18-19 October

Engineering jump start programme

If you're passionate about engineering but do not quite meet the BE(Hons) entry requirements or want a refresh of NCEA Level 3 maths and physics, join us for the Engineering Jump Start programme from late January through February each year, at the Hamilton Campus.

Engineering Jump Start
General information about Jump Start
Registration information

Add a business edge

Industry needs leaders with more than just superb engineering skills to disrupt the status quo. Unique to Waikato, students can concurrently study the Diploma in Engineering Management along side the BE(Hons) to gain the engineering nous and business acumen needed to accelerate their careers and open doors to top-management positions in industry.



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Washington Accord - international engineering alliance recognised