New Zealand Diploma in Engineering

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

2

2 Years

Total student fees

$12,663

over 2 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the engineering industry with engineering technicians specialised in civil, electrical, electronics, mechanical or fire engineering.

Graduates will be capable of operating at a technician level scope of practice as outlined by the Dublin Accord (International Engineering Alliance, 2002).

Engineering Technicians implement proven engineering techniques and procedures to solve practical engineering problems. They apply safe systems of work and contribute to the design, development, manufacture, commissioning, operation and maintenance of products, processes and services.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

NCEA Level 2 which must include: 12 credits in Literacy Level 1 or above and 12 credits in Mathematics (including Algebra, Calculus or Geometry) Level 2 or above OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Pathway or equivalent OR If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency. English requirement: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest)

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

2 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,331 $12,663
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$13,104 $26,209
Total $19,436 $38,872

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

76%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $39,304
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Edna Waddell Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in Technology and Engineering

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships

Website:

http://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 each

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GCSB Tertiary Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community

Website:

https://www.nzic.govt.nz

Value:

The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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