Degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering (Dalian Ocean University students only)

This study programme is for you if you are an enrolled student at Dalian Ocean University studying in the Degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering.

Programme content

This programme of study supports learning on the degree programme offered jointly by Dalian Ocean University and Otago Polytechnic.

It will provide online learning options for courses that are not able to be delivered face-to-face and will additionally provide support resources for your face-to-face learning within the programme.

You will be supported by a Teaching Assistant in Dalian who will also provide practical training through labs and workshops.

Further study options

After successfully completing this programme of study, you will be eligible to apply to travel to the Dunedin Campus of Otago Polytechnic. Here you can complete the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical).  

A change for 2023 enrolments

When you apply to study with Otago Polytechnic in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed. Enrolling in programmes that start in 2023, means that you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification.


While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.