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Cert - Engineering as a subject

Please note

Engineering as a subject is only available for the qualifications listed on this page. For a list of programmes available for the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, please go to BE(Hons).

Looking for a short-term study option?  A certificate can help pave your way to future success, and is equivalent to the first year of study of a bachelor's degree. It's a great way to gain an introductory qualification in a field of study.

Engineering professionals are solving the world's problems and leading the way in innovation by improving infrastructure, building smarter technologies and finding alternative energy sources.

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Key information

Years: 1
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Area of Study:
All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

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Prescription for the Cert(PEngPrac)

The qualification regulations define the Certificate. To complete a Certificate in Professional Engineering Practice (Cert(PEngPrac)) students must complete 90 points including ENGEN270, ENGEN272, ENGEN372 and ENGEN570.

Prescriptions for the GradCert(Eng) and GradDip(Eng)

A Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma is available to graduates who have not included Engineering at an advanced level in their first degree.

For further details, contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science.

Prescriptions for the PGCert(Eng), PGDip(Eng) and ME

To complete an ME, students must complete the equivalent of 120 points at 500 level, including either ENGEN593 or ENGEN594.

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University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship  Accepting applications

It is only possible to apply for this Scholarship as part of the Doctoral application to enrol. Before you submit a formal application to enrol, be sure to read the doctoral application process here By clicking the 'Next Steps' button, you will be taken to the application to enrol.
Closing Date: 30 April 2024

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School of Engineering
Phone: +64 7 838 4322
Email: [email protected]