Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering
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7, 360 3.0
Full-time for three years or part-time (day) options available
We are no longer accepting new applications for the Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering for Semester 2 2013. This does not affect those who have already applied. Further information will be made available in the next few weeks.
Semester dates for 2013:
Semester 1: 25 February - 28 June; Semester 2: 22 July - 22 November
NZ$5668 (Approximate fee only, find out more about the costs of study)
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.
Learn to keep pace with the advances in automotive technology and find out how international trends affect our national decisions about automotive applications. Transport efficiency and sustainability issues, traffic accident analysis and vehicle systems diagnosis are all "hot" areas with good employment prospects. 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, use lawyers and manage projects. You'll also improve your communication and problem-solving skills, and increase your confidence in business management.
- Work experience as part of your study: spend one day a week in a real workplace to apply the theory you have learnt and get a good "feel" for your chosen career.
- A major industry project in your final year where you can make valuable contacts for your future career in the automotive industry.
- 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.
- A fleet of modern vehicles is available for project work.
- Industry recognition: Unitec is a member of the Vehicle Service Federation, and the on-the-job work experience you get through our automotive programmes will help you keep your finger on the pulse of innovation.
- The opportunity to become a member of the Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers (IAME) while you're a Unitec student. Once you complete your qualification, you're also eligible to apply to become an Associate Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers Australasia.
Last edited: 26 March 2013