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DipEPP
Diploma of Engineering Professional Practice

Focus on the practice of being a professional engineer and gain graduate level education in skills and expertise in commerce, management and leadership alongside the relevant Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) professional work experience.

The Diploma of Engineering Professional Practice 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 DipEPP 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.

Years: 2
Points: 120
Study Locations:Hamilton
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July). Work experience often occurs over the summer period.
Faculty:

Degree Planner

Degree planner — BE(Hons) & DipEPP (Diploma of Engineering Professional Practice)

Year 4

Research and Design Projects (60 points)

Stream

Programme Elective

Programme Elective

Management Electives (2x 15 points)

  • Compulsory
  • Stream
  • Programme Elective
  • DipEPP
This information is provisional and subject to change.

Career opportunities

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

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Practical experience

The DipEPP includes 800 hours of relevant work experience, required for Engineering New Zealand accreditation.


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Contacts

School of Engineering
Phone: 0800 924 528 or +64 7 838 4625
Email: contact-hecs@waikato.ac.nz
Website: sci.waikato.ac.nz
Facebook: facebook.com/WaikatoEngineering

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