PGDip - Electronics as a subject
Please note: New students can enrol in Electronics as a postgraduate subject only.
Postgraduate diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a masters degree.
Science graduates with electronics skills are sought after by many industries that use or manufacture electronic equipment. New Zealand’s electronics manufacturing industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the country. Our companies are targeting niche markets, such as telecommunications, and exporting their products all over the world.
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Entry usually requires a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and an advanced level of study in your subject area.
|Start Dates:||Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)|
|Estimated Fees* (International):||$32,400 - $42,305 per year|
|Entry Requirements:||Postgraduate International|
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|*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.|
- Design Engineer
- Electronic Engineer
- Electronic Technician
- Information Systems Engineer
- Mechatronic Designer
- Embedded Programmer
Papers available within Electronics
Prescriptions for the PGCert(Elec), PGDip(Elec), MSc, MSc(Research) and MSc(Tech)
Students in masters degrees are normally required to take a thesis and a selection of papers. Up to 30 points of the level 500 COMPX papers listed below can contribute to the major in Electronics. Candidates for these graduate qualifications should select their papers in consultation with the Head of School.
Scholarships and prizes
Selected scholarships for Electronics students.
New to Waikato? The International Excellence Scholarship is worth up to $10,000.
Freemasons Postgraduate Scholarship Not currently accepting applications
For students who, in the year following application, will be enrolled full-time in Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree or Doctoral degree.The scholarship will have a value of $10,000.