PGCert - Materials and Processing as a subject
Postgraduate certificates and diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a master's degree.
Efficiently converting the world’s raw materials and commodity goods into products is important to the global economy. To do this, we need to understand the properties of materials as diverse as food, wood, metals, plastics and fuel.
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|Start Dates:||Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)|
|Entry Requirements:||Postgraduate International|
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- Composite Engineer
- Materials Scientist
- Process Engineer
- Product Developer
Papers available within Materials and Processing
Prescriptions for the PGCert(Mat&Proc), PGDip(Mat&Proc), BSc(Hons), MSc, MSc(Research) and MSc(Tech)
Students in masters degrees are normally required to take a thesis and a selection of papers. ENGME585 is compulsory for the MSc(Tech). Enrolment in papers towards the BSc(Hons) is only by invitation of the Chairperson. Candidates for these graduate qualifications should select their papers in consultation with the Chairperson of School.
To complete a BSc(Hons) in Materials and Processing, students must complete 120 points at 500 level, including at least 60 points from the papers listed for Materials and Processing, of which at least 30 points must be in research (normally ENGEN591).
Scholarships and prizes
Selected scholarships for Materials and Processing students.
New to Waikato? The International Excellence Scholarship is worth up to $10,000.
DairyNZ Masters Scholarship Closed
For students who are enrolled in the final year or have completed a Bachelors degree in Science, agricultural science, agricultural business or economics and are eligible to enrol in a masters degree at a New Zealand University. Up to three scholarships of $30,000 will be available each year + tuition fees.