Engineering

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Ranking

240th in the world for Engineering and Technology (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)

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Ranking

240th in the world for Engineering and Technology (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)

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Qualifications

Overview

Engineering is a challenging and exciting field that uses physical science and mathematics to solve complex problems. Engineers must enjoy design work, thinking creatively and analytically, working as part of a team, and communicating their ideas to others.

If you are interested in developing new, innovative technology to improve the quality of our lives and provide solutions to meet the needs of our modern world, then Engineering is for you.

Engineers understand the underlying mechanisms of how things work, ensuring that almost everything that underpins our society functions effectively, safely, and efficiently. They are responsible for designing, analysing, and improving basic infrastructure; water resource management; telecommunications systems; and the generation and distribution of electricity. Engineers improve the operation of processing plants and factories, and design new medical technology, digital systems, and electronics.

Contact us

Te Rāngai Pūkaha | College of Engineering

Phone +64 3 369 4271 or +64 3 369 4272
Email engdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Engineering Core building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Pūkaha | College of Engineering
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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