Qualification
Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil Engineering)


Qualification code OP700502

The Bachelor of Engineering Technology with a major in Civil Engineering is for people with an aptitude for mathematics and science who want to work as a technologist with professional engineers. Civil engineering technologists are concerned with the design, construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, building structures, water and waste-water plants and environmental protection works.

The Bachelor of Engineering Technology Civil enables you to hold a responsible position within an organisation’s management team in a local authority, in a consulting engineer’s practice or for a civil engineering contractor.

The Bachelor of Engineering Technology provides students with the knowledge and skills to be admitted as engineering technologists with the Institution of Professional Engineers in New Zealand.

The courses provide a core of basic analytical and communication skills common to all branches of engineering and then students to undertake in-depth study in Civil Engineering.

The degree can be studied on a part-time basis by studying one or two courses per trimester. If you wish to study full-time you must have seek approval from the Programme Leader of the degree.

To offer the Bachelor of Engineering Technology by distance in New Zealand the Open Polytechnic utilises course materials under a licence agreement with the University of Southern Queensland (Australia).

  • Level 7  
    Credits 360 
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 8-9 hours study time per week for each 15 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Study type Trimester  
  • Cost $17,800 NZ Domestic

    Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

How to enrol

To enrol in a qualification, simply tick the box next to your chosen course/s from the Qualification Structure table below and select add to enrolment. You'll be guided through our online enrolment form. Make sure you read all the information below to ensure you're enrolling in the right courses, in the right order.


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Qualification Structure


The Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree is made up of 360 credits, which can be gained by completing or gaining exemptions from all of the core courses and a selection of the electives. The Bachelor of Engineering Technology Civil comprises a total of 24 courses (20 core courses and four electives made up of 15 credits each) plus five practice units and one work experience unit. A maximum of 120 credits can be at Level 5 and a minimum of 90 credits must be at Level 7.

You will also be required to complete five practice units and one work experience unit. Although they provide no credits, the practice units are an essential component of your degree, and your degree cannot be completed without this requirement being met. The practice units are held on the Toowoomba campus of the University of Southern Queensland in Australia.

Note: Bachelor of Engineering Technology students who have not completed MAT1500 need to complete ENM1600.

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Year 1 Compulsory Courses

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ENG1003 Problem Solving in Engineering and the Built Environment 5 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
ENM1600 Engineering Mathematics 5 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
ENG1002 Introduction to Engineering and Spatial Science Applications 5 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
ENG1100 Introduction to Engineering Design 5 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
CIV1501 Engineering Statics 5 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
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20 Oct 2019
18 Nov 2019
16 Feb 2020
MEC1201 Engineering Materials 5 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
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20 Oct 2019
18 Nov 2019
16 Feb 2020
SVY1500 Spatial Science for Engineers 6 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019

Year 1 Practice Unit(s)

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ENG1901 Engineering Practice 1 5
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ENG2002 Technology, Sustainability and Society 6 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
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18 Nov 2019
16 Feb 2020
CIV2403 Geology and Geomechanics 6 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
ENV2103 Hydraulics 1 6 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
CIV2502 Structural and Building Technology 6 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
CIV2701 Road Design and Location 6 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
CIV2605 Construction Engineering 7 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
CIV2503 Structural Design 1 7 15
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10 Nov 2019

Elective Section 1

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SVY1104 Surveying Computations A 6 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019

Year 2 Practice Units

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CIV2901 Geology and Geomechanics Practice 6
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
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10 Nov 2019
ENV2902 Hydraulics Practice 6
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
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16 Jun 2019
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10 Nov 2019
CIV3906 Civil Materials Practice 7
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019

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CMG2001 Job Organisation 6 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
CIV2702 Municipal Services 6 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
ENG3003 Engineering Management 7 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
MEC2402 Stress Analysis 7 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
ENV3105 Hydrology 7 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
ENG3111 Technology Design Project 7 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019

Elective Section 2

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ENM2600 Advanced Engineering Mathematics 6 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
CIV3603 Construction Methods 7 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
ENV4204 Environmental Technology 7 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
ENG4004 Engineering Project and Operations Management 7 15
$738
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16 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
10 Nov 2019
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20 Oct 2019
18 Nov 2019
15 Mar 2020
CIV3506 Concrete Structures 7 15
$738
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019

Year 3 Practice Units

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CIV3907 Civil Systems Practice 7
$0
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27 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
23 Jun 2019
ENG3909 Work Experience - Technologist 7
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27 Jan 2019
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