Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering

Develop the skills to take your engineering career to the next level in as little as one year with the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering.

Explore the latest developments in engineering and advance your engineering knowledge, as well as your technical and analytical skills. You can choose from a wide range of papers in electrical, electronic, mechanical or production engineering. Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering will be well placed for further study in the Master of Engineering.

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

Minimum entry requirements

Completed one of the following:

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

English language requirements

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

The postgraduate diploma can serve as a pathway for graduates from the three-year Bachelor of Engineering Technology who want to progress to study at master’s degree level.

Choose 120 points from the following

General engineering papers

Architectural Engineering and Construction Engineering papers

Computer Engineering/Biomedical Technology papers

Manufacturing/Material Technologies/Mechanical papers

Power/Energy System Engineering papers

Telecommunications Engineering papers

More details about papers in this programme

Detailed programme structure and paper outlines (Blackboard)

Search for a paper (Arion)

Email Josephine Prasad,

Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers.

Graduates from this programme have the opportunity to move into a variety of engineering organisations, including large multinationals and specialised smaller companies. Careers could range from consulting to technical sales.

  • Management of technology companies
  • Research career
Quick facts
Programme code:
1 year full-time / part-time available
City Campus

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

  • This represents the tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018. Exact tuition fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 tuition fees may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT

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