Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering


The Bachelor of Engineering (BE) is a four-year, Level 8 degree that may be awarded with Honours. The degree includes practical work and team projects, but has a strong focus on theoretical knowledge and will suit students who are interested in engineering design and theory.

Engineering specialisations with a hardware and systems focus include:

  • Computer Systems Engineering, including designing computer hardware and software for devices from supercomputers to mobile phones and games consoles
  • Network Engineering, including the design, implementation and security of computer, voice and data networks and telecommunication systems.
  • Electronic Engineering, including robotics and automated systems, embedded computing in industrial, domestic and healthcare devices, radio and other electronic systems.

See also: Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering >>

What jobs can I do?

Graduates of the Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Systems, Network and Electronic Engineering specialisations have in-depth understanding of computer hardware, software and networks and the practical skills needed by industries such as telecommunications, rail signalling and air traffic control.

You could work as a computer engineer, network design engineer, research & development engineer, telecommunications engineer, electronics engineer, embedded software developer/engineer, traffic signals engineer or even join the New Zealand Defence Force.

What are the entry requirements?

  • University Entrance with 14-18 credits credits in each of Physics and Calculus/Algebra, or
  • Completion of a New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (you can count diploma courses towards your degree)
  • A bridging course may allow you to catch up if you don&'t have the necessary credits in Maths and Physics.

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