Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering provides a proven and practical engineering degree programme with majors in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics. Our design and project intensive curriculum will provide you with the expertise to solve real-life and complex engineering problems and prepare you for the challenges of designing and manufacturing advanced products and services for the 21st century.

  • Engineering Futures Evenings Event as iCalendar
    31 July 2014 - 15 August 2014, 6 - 8pm
    We invite year 12 and 13 students and their parents to attend one of our information evening sessions in Auckland, New Plymouth and Wellington during July/August.
  • Silent Speech Interfaces Event as iCalendar
    05 August 2014, 11am - 12pm
    A research seminar presented by Professor Ian McLoughlin of the National Engineering Laboratory of Speech and Language Processing, University of Science and Technology of China.
  • Make a Blues Award nomination
    28 July 2014
    The Blues Awards recognise students who excel in sports, arts or have made a valuable contribution to service and leadership in their community. Nominations are being accepted until midnight Friday 8 August.
  • AUSA/UBS textbook grants
    27 July 2014
    AUSA and UBS offer $2500 worth of textbook grants each semester to students who have persevered with study despite financial hardship. Applications are now open until 27 July.