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Electrical Engineering courses

University of Canterbury

Masters Of Engineering (electrical And Electronics Engineering)

  • Duration : 16 Months
  • Intake : Feb
  • Level : Postgraduate
  • Tuition & fees : $ 44,000 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.5
  • TOEFL : 90
  • PTE : 64


About this course

Electrical and Electronic Engineers harness one of the fundamental forces of the universe, electromagnetism, for the benefit of the world.

Electrical and Electronic Engineers create systems to provide efficient and sustainable power for homes and industry, the physical parts that transfer information between computers, and also the smart miniature devices we now have throughout the modern world.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering involves being creative with the generation, storage, and use of electricity; the design and programming of smart systems, such as robots and mobile devices; as well as the design and use of integrated circuits, sensors, and actuators. This discipline also involves the transmission and transformation of information using computers and communication networks, and the design of new electronic and computer products.

Electrical and Electronic Engineers have played a major role in the development of many technological advances, from personal computing and smart phones to autonomous vehicles and renewable electrical power. Digital television, unmanned aerial vehicles, robotics, medical imaging, and space exploration have all been possible in large part because of electrical engineering innovation.

Career opportunities

UC Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduates are well prepared to join the technological revolution, with a wide range of career options. Some examples of these are as a consulting engineer; electronic design engineer; biomedical engineer; an entrepreneur; or as a teacher/educator in industry, school, or university.

Now, and in the future, electrical and electronic engineers have the opportunity to develop innovative systems such as:

  • new ways of generating power from renewable energy sources eg, wind, hydro, and solar
  • faster, cheaper, and more reliable ways of sending information through communication networks
  • more precise non-invasive medical devices, instruments, and scanners
  • new nano-scale devices and materials
  • more efficient ways of using electric power and intelligent systems, such as autonomous cars or search-and-rescue robots
  • better ways of gathering information through sensor networks to help businesses make accurate decisions
  • new ways of controlling the administration of medicines or the motion of rockets.

University of Canterbury Highlights

University Type Public University
Campus Setting Urban
Establishment Year 1873
No. of Campuses 1 main campus
No. of Residence Halls 10
Graduate Job Rate 89.9% (full time)
Research Funding Above 600,000 NZD pa
Cost of Attendance 29,550 NZD pa
Applications Accepted Online
Work-Study Available
Intake Type Semester wise
Mode of Program Full time and online

University of Canterbury Tuition fee

Courses UG PG Doctorate
Arts 25,500-30,200 29,000-33,800 6,749
Business 28,100 29,900 7,066
Engineering 42,000 42,000 8,130
Science 32,000 34,900-36,600 7,062–7,855
Law 30,200 33,800 7,066

New Zealand Living Expenses

In addition to your tuition and insurance fees, you will need between $20,000 and $25,000 per year ($380–480 per week) for accommodation/rent, food expenses, transportation costs, phone bills, internet usage and entertainment. No matter what your tuition or course fee is, the average living expense will be same for everyone. Please note that these amounts are just recommendations, Immigration New Zealand requirement is $15,000 per year plus return airfare or additional $2,000.

General expenses Cost
(in NZ dollars)
Rent (per month) $800–$950
Groceries (per week) $100–$150
Gym membership (per year) $300
Entertainment (per week) $50
Milk (per litre) $3
Coca Cola (per can) $2
Cup of Coffee $3–$5
Lunch from University food hall or campus café $7–$12
Local calls made from a cell-phone $0.50–$1.50
Taxi - 5 km ride $10–$12
Movie ticket $10–$14
Visit to doctor $45–$85
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

$ 44,000

Hostel & Meals :

$ 16,250

Total

$ 60,250

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