Discover what it takes to develop, engineer and service electrical and electronic equipment. Gain a sound understanding of control engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, and microprocessor engineering.

Programme overview

Learn to keep pace with the ever-changing technology in the field of electrical and electronics engineering. The Bachelor of Applied Technology, specialising in Electrotechnology, helps you discover what it takes to develop, engineer and service electrical and electronics equipment. Learn to use materials, tools and equipment skillfully and safely.


  • A mix of theory and practical work to provide you with the knowledge to confidently apply your skills in a wide range of situations.
  • Industry links: thanks to our strong ties with industry sponsor, Schneider Electric, you get to hone your skills using the latest electronics software, work-bench-simulated circuits, mechatronics/electronic workbenches and Labvolt electronic computer hardware.
  • A major industry project in your final year, giving you a chance to make valuable contacts.

Once you’ve successfully completed this programme pathway you’ll receive the qualification: Bachelor of Applied Technology.

Exit qualification: If you complete the first two years of the degree, you may exit the programme with a Diploma in Applied Technology (Electrotechnology).

Career Options

  • Computer engineer/technologist
  • Design draftsperson
  • Digital systems technologist
  • Electrical engineer/technologist
  • Electronics engineer/technologist
  • Mechatronics engineer/technologist
  • Project leader
  • Technical manager


IELTS Academic score of 6.0  (6.0 writing & speaking, 5.5 listening & reading).

Great Nation NZ offers practical guidance to students on enrolling for the Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology course at the Unitec Institute of Technology in New Zealand. To avail of our coaching contact us by filling out the contact form on this website, calling us or walking into one of our centers.