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Entry requirements

Admission to the Master of Engineering Studies requires you to have

  • a relevant four-year bachelor’s degree with Honours or equivalent; or
  • a relevant three-year bachelor’s degree plus an honours degree, or equivalent; or
  • a relevant postgraduate diploma or equivalent.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Delivery

For the Renewable Energy Systems subjects most courses are web-based with online content only. Reliable broadband internet connection is required.

Master of Engineering Studies structure

You will follow a parts-based course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

  • Part One consisting of 75 credits at 700-level from courses listed in the Schedule;
  • Part Two consisting of 45 credits at 800-level as specified in the Schedule;

and including:

  • any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule;
  • attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Progression

A master’s qualification is made up of two parts. The first part gives you good knowledge and skills that will help you with the research part of your qualification. You must pass Part One before you can progress to Part Two.

For progression to Part Two, you must have maintained a grade average of at least a B- over the first 60 credits of courses completed in Part One, including at least a B grade in 228.797.

Students who do not meet the progression requirements will be exited with the Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology.

Time limits for completion for eligibility for Distinction or Merit

Your 120 credit master's degree will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within one year of first enrolling in full-time study or within three years of first enrolling in part-time study.

Maximum time to completion

All requirements must be completed within four years of first enrolling in the Master of Engineering Studies.
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These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates

Courses

To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please click the 'Regulations' button. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.

If you would like to find out more about individual courses requirements, please use our Course search.

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How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.

Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

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