New Zealand Diploma in Engineering
Universal College of Learning (UCOL)
Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 2 Years - details
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
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, electronic, 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).
Key Information for Students
The entry requirements for this programme has been established by the NZBED. Applicants are required to have NCEA Level 2 (including a minum of 10 literacy credits at Level 1 or higher (for those who achieved NCEA Level 2 before 2013), AND a minimum total of 48 credits at level 2 in four subjects including at least 12 credits in mathematics (preferably achievement standards in algebra, calculus or trigonometry) OR equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate or Cambridge), or equivalent credits from appropriate trades training and/or demonstrated skills and experience. IELTS Academic Score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 (or equivalent including TOEFL).
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$33,003 - $52,554|
|In further study||24%|
|On a benefit||6%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.