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Study technology engineering abroad

An in-depth guide to studying technology engineering as an international student.

Technology engineering degrees abroad

Technology engineering refers to the design, development, and implementation of technology in industrial settings. It’s a rapidly expanding field that offers impressive employment prospects.

As a technology engineering student, you’ll develop a solid foundation in engineering principles and processes. As well as sharpening your fundamental skills in maths and science, you’ll take specific classes in computer-aided design (CADD) and prototype construction. You’ll then build the practical expertise needed to test, analyze, and evaluate equipment in real-world settings.

Global advances in technology engineering are being made at a rapid pace, and studying abroad is an exciting chance to witness these developments first-hand. You’ll learn from international experts, discover new places, and make lasting memories.

Technology engineering program structure

Technology engineering is usually studied as a two-year associate degree; this is the minimum requirement needed to qualify as an engineering technician. Associate programs are also excellent stepping stones for individuals looking to further their knowledge on a bachelor’s program.

If you choose to enroll in a bachelor’s degree program, you’ll study over three or four years before graduating as an engineering technologist. Lots of universities encourage students to complete an optional industry placement in the third year of their program. This is a fantastic way to gain hands-on experience and build professional contacts.

If you’re hoping to forge a career in research or teaching, you’ll need to gain a postgraduate qualification. Master’s degrees normally take one or two years of study, while research-based PhDs add a further four to six years on top.

Technology engineering degrees blend theoretical and practical teaching methods. Your timetable will consist of lectures, seminars, and tutorials, as well as workshops, laboratories, and design sessions. Here are some of the core units delivered as part of most programs:

  • Fundamental engineering principles
  • Engineering mathematics
  • Computing for engineers
  • Introduction to computer-aided design (CAAD)
  • Understanding user requirements
  • Systems analysis and simulation
  • Quality control in technology engineering
  • Product design and development

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Technology engineering study abroad programs

Technology engineering undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in technology engineering

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    Agricultural Science: Agricultural Systems Technology - BSAG Murray State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,920 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,920 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Music Business Technology - BA Millersville University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    21,560 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,560 USD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Nutrition and Food Sciences - Food Science and Technology (with pre-med option) - BSc Louisiana State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    28,700 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 28,700 USD

    Start date
    January, May, August
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    Applied Technology - Biotechnology - BAT (Hons) Fanshawe College, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,001 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,470 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Music Production and Technology  - BMus University of Hartford, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    45,144 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 45,144 USD

    Start date
    -
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Associate in technology engineering

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    Construction Safety Technology - AASc Fox Valley Technical College, USA
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    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    5,000 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 5,000 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Agricultural Science and Technology - ASc Murray State University, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,920 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,920 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Laser Technology - ASc San Jose City College, USA
    • Blended learning

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,138 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,138 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Applied Technology - ASc Mount Aloysius College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    21,870 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,870 USD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Water Systems Technology - ASc College of the Canyons, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,000 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,000 USD

    Start date
    August, February, June
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Diploma in technology engineering

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    Health Informatics Technology - OCADip Centennial College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,249 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,531 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Applied Science: Anaesthetic Technology - Dip Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    23,750 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,060 NZD

    Start date
    January, February
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    Stagecraft and Event Technology - UGDip Douglas College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,426 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,000 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Medical Laboratory Technology - UGDip MAHSA University, Malaysia

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    30 months
    Annual tuition fee
    4,600 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 4,600 USD

    Start date
    January, April
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    Environmental Protection Technology - Dip NorQuest College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,207 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,479 CAD

    Start date
    September
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Certificate in technology engineering

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    IT Web Technology - Cert Lake Land College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    13,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,500 USD

    Start date
    January, June, August
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    Welding Technology - Cert Mohawk Valley Community College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,892 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,892 USD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Wood Technology - Cert Laney College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    7,950 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,950 USD

    Start date
    August, January, June
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    Building Inspection Technology - Cert College of the Desert, USA
    • Blended learning

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    7,368 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,368 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology - Cert South Seattle College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    9,687 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,687 USD

    Start date
    September, January, April, June
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Pathway in technology engineering

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    Creative Media Technology (Foundation) - FD Leeds Beckett University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,156 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,900 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
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Technology engineering graduate programs

Master's in technology engineering

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    Agricultural Technology and Innovation - MSc Royal Agricultural University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    17,020 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,240 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Learning, Design, and Technology - MA Central Michigan University, USA
    • Online

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,555 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,555 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Applied Technology - MSc DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,520 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,520 USD

    Start date
    January, March, September
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    Global Technology and Development - MSc Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    24,318 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 24,318 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Art and Technology - MA/MSc University of Limerick, Ireland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    16,995 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,321 EUR

    Start date
    September
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Doctorate in technology engineering

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    Computer Science Technology - Dual JD/MSc DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate/Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    50,880 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 50,880 USD

    Start date
    January, March, September
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    English Pedagogy and Technology: K-12 English Language, Language Arts, and Literacy - DA Murray State University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,200 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,200 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Human Interface Technology - PhD University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    4,950 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,099 NZD

    Start date
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
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    Instructional Design and Technology - EdS/PhD Keiser University, USA
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    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,912 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,912 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Learning, Design, and Technology - PhD University of Wyoming, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,500 USD

    Start date
    May, September
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Diploma in technology engineering

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    Medical Radiation Technology - OCDip Fanshawe College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,733 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,640 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Information Systems and Technology - PGDipIST University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    21,093 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,250 NZD

    Start date
    February, July
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    Information and Communication Technology - PGDip University of Tasmania, Australia

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    25,049 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,103 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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    Information and Communication Technology - GDip Douglas College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    18 months
    Annual tuition fee
    14,426 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,000 CAD

    Start date
    May, September
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    Science and Technology - GradDip Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    25,375 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 36,390 NZD

    Start date
    February, July
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Certificate in technology engineering

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    Integrated Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics - PGCert University of Newcastle, Australia

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    14,161 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,280 AUD

    Start date
    February, July, September
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Pathway in technology engineering

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    Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Pre-Master's - PGP University of York, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    28,505 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,500 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Future technology engineering careers

Businesses and organizations around the world are always looking for ways to improve the efficiency of their operations through technology. As such, your theoretical knowledge and practical expertise will be in high demand.

You could apply your skills to several branches of engineering, including manufacturing, electronics, aerospace, and mechanics. Here are some of the roles you’d be well-equipped for:

  • Engineering technician
  • Engineering technologist
  • Quality technician engineer
  • Machine design engineer
  • Warehouse operations manager
  • Senior process engineer
  • Technical sales representative
  • Mechanical engineer

If you’re unsure of how to land your dream job, or even what your dream job is, talk to your university’s careers office. Their free and professional guidance will help you find the path that’s right for you.