Victoria University will offer a Master of Engineering next year, beginning in February.
The programme will enable students to undertake a research project in electronics, computer systems networking, software engineering or a combination of these. It will cater for students with an appropriate Honours degree.
John Hine, Head of Victoria’s School of Engineering and Computer Science and Faculty of Engineering, said that the Master’s was a great option for new researchers.
“The Engineering programme at Victoria is unique in that it integrates electronics and software development.
“Victoria has the leading software engineering group in the country and a superb programme in mechatronics, essentially working with robots. We’ve got the largest fleet of mobile robots in New Zealand.
“Our researchers are also part of the international Honeynet project and are doing fascinating things to improve Internet security.
“The Master’s is an opportunity to study a particular topic in greater depth. It will be of interest to both engineering and science graduates as well as students from related areas like industrial design.
“Companies involved in research and development could also work with students from the School on collaborative Master’s projects.”
Potential Master’s students should visit the Engineering website to find a supervisor they may wish to do research with.