Electronics

Electronics is about electronic devices and components.

This includes their underlying science and technology, design and construction.

Studying in this area involves learning about semiconductor components and electronic circuits, etc.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Electronics technician
  • Electrical engineer
  • Electrician
  • Radio technician
  • Telecommunications technician
  • Research scientist
  • Research assistant
  • Laboratory technician
  • Technology teacher
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

184% of national
median earnings


Employment

72%
Employed
2%
Unemployed
18%
Further study
8%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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