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 courses 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: 2022

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

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 courses

Architectural Engineering and Construction Engineering courses

Computer Engineering/Biomedical Technology courses

Manufacturing/ Materials Technologies/ Mechanical courses

Power/Energy System Engineering courses

Telecommunications Engineering courses

More details about courses in this programme

Detailed programme structure and Course outlines (Blackboard)

Search for a Course (Arion)

Email us for more information: engpg@aut.ac.nz

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

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:
AK3566
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
28 Feb 2022
18 Jul 2022
Fees:
Domestic
$8,957
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2022. The exact tuition fee will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2022, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • Check if you're eligible for fees-free study
International
$42,100
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2022. The exact tuition fee will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2022, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • 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.

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