The agreement between Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington and Te Kura Matatini o Taranaki—Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) supports joint programmes including a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with students studying their first year at WITT and seamlessly moving to Victoria University to specialise and complete their degree.
“The flexibility of being able to stay in Taranaki to complete your first year then pathway to Victoria will be very attractive to our community,” WITT Chief Executive John Snook.
In addition to the personal appeal of staying in Taranaki, students study in the renewable energy capital of New Zealand and have access to supportive tutors and a modern lab for simulated practicals.
“We’re excited to offer an Engineering pathway at WITT that leads to exciting careers in Software Engineering, Cyber Security Engineering or Electrical and Electronic Engineering,” says John.
Students complete the first year of their BEng at WITT then transfer to Victoria University of Wellington to specialise and complete the four-year degree.
Ākonga can also study towards a career in in Computer Science, Computer Graphics and Games or Artificial Intelligence at WITT by completing the first year of their three year BSc at WITT and the following two years at Victoria University of Wellington.