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Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering

Unitec Institute of Technology

36 months
15459 USD/year
4678 USD/year
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Want to work in the automotive industry? Learn to keep pace with the rapid advances in automotive engineering and confidently apply your skills across a wide range of situations.Once you’ve successfully completed this Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering programme at Unitec Institute of Technology, you’ll receive the qualification: Bachelor of Applied Technology.


Keep pace with the advances in automotive technology and find out how international trends affect national decisions about automotive applications. On this Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering programme at Unitec Institute of Technology you will learn about transport efficiency and sustainability issues, and vehicle systems diagnosis. Learn to be innovative and gain the skills to confidently apply your knowledge in a wide range of situations. Develop an understanding of how to run a small business and manage projects. You’ll also improve your communication and problem-solving skills.


  • Critical analysis is an important component of your study: compare and contrast existing automotive systems and modify them where applicable
  • Access to multiple well-equipped specialist workshops and laboratories
  • Access to a range of vehicles for project work
  • Undertake a major industry project in your final year where you can make valuable contacts for your future career in the automotive industry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technology Materials

  • Engineering Computer Aided Design 

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Vehicle Power Transmission 

  • Automotive Electrical

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For this programme you will need:

  • To have successfully completed a relevant Level 3 New Zealand Certificate or higher, or a comparable qualification in a relevant discipline or as approved by the Academic Leader.
  • 8 credits at NCEA Level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Māori (4 in reading, 4 in writing).
  • If English is not your first language, you will need one or more of the following:
  • Have achieved NCEA Level 3 and New Zealand University Entrance
  • Be able to provide evidence you satisfy our criteria for existing English proficiency
  • Have achieved at least one English proficiency outcome in the last two years

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15459 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15459 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4678 USD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic/NZ students
$7,100 (NZD)
  • International students
$23,460 (NZD)

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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