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BE(Hons) & DipEM
Bachelor of Engineering with Honours & Diploma in Engineering Management

Enhance your Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) with critical skills and expertise in management, business, innovation and leadership to unlock doors into future senior management roles as a professional engineer.

The Diploma in Engineering Management  is an additional qualification available to BE(Hons) students that includes the 800 hours of required work experience, while equipping graduates with enhanced business management expertise in preparation of rapid progression into management and leadership positions.

The DipEM includes two points-bearing work placement papers, two 500 level management papers (delivered by the Waikato Management School) and two papers cross-credited from the BE(Hons) degree.

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Key information

Entry Requirements:

Open only to BE(Hons) students and graduates.

Years: 4
Points: 570 points. 30 points cross credit.
Study Locations:Hamilton
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July). Work experience often occurs over the summer period.
Area of Study:

Degree Planner

Degree planner — BE(Hons) & DipEM (Diploma in Engineering Management)

Year 3

Design Challenge 2







Year 4

Design Challenge 3




Management Electives (2x 15 points)

  • Stream
  • Compulsory

Management Electives

EXMBM511 Communication and Collaboration in Organisations
EXMBM512 Leadership and Change Management
EXMBM521 Strategic Management and Decision Making
EXMBM532 Managing Innovation and Value Creation

This information is provisional and subject to change.

Career opportunities

  • Technical/Engineering Lead
  • Project Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Chief Engineer
  • Chief Technology/Information Officer

Scholarships and prizes

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Work placements are a major feature of the Diploma in Engineering Management  programme and you will complete 800 hours of relevant work experience during your degree.

Our  Work-Integrated Learning team actively seeks and oversees your work placement, ensuring a good fit for your area of study and career goals, and supporting you throughout your work experience.

By the time you graduate you will have the credibility of paid experience to take with you as you start your career.

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