Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering

Are you ready to take your engineering career to the next level? Study the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering and explore the latest developments in engineering.

You can choose from a wide range of courses in electrical, electronic, mechanical or production engineering. Throughout your studies you advance your engineering knowledge, as well as your technical and analytical skills. Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering will be well placed for further study at postgraduate level.

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Minimum entry requirements

Completed one of the following:

  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology, including ENGE601, or equivalent OR
  • A professional qualification or relevant professional experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

This postgraduate certificate consists of specialist engineering topics designed to enable students to move from undergraduate to postgraduate level.

Complete 60 points from

You must take 30 points in one subject area and no more than 30 points from the specialist readings courses ENGE809 - ENGE811.

General engineering courses

Architectural Engineering and Construction Engineering courses

Computer and Communication Engineering

Manufacturing/Materials Technologies/Mechanical courses

Power/Energy System Engineering courses

More details about courses in the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering

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Enrolment in courses is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of courses. Some courses may only be offered once per year. To find out more, contact the postgraduate coordinator at the email address above. The timetable may be subject to change and courses could be cancelled if there aren’t enough students enrolled.

Quick facts
Programme code:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
City Campus
15 Jul 2024
3 Mar 2025
21 Jul 2025

Key semester dates
$5,303 (for 60 points)
($4,730 tuition fees + $573 student services levy)
$22,873 (for 60 points)
($22,300 tuition fees + $573 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.
  • Fees-free study may be available for domestic students

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.