New Zealand Diploma in Engineering

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

2

2 Years

Total student fees

$12,160

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

For entry to this programme, applicants are required to have - A minimum total of 48 credits at level 2 in four subjects including at least 12 credits in mathematics, or equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate or Cambridge), or equivalent credits from appropriate trades training and/or demonstrated skills and experience. Minimum of 8 literacy credits at level 1 or higher including 4 reading and 4 writing. Applicants 20 years of age or over who have not achieved these qualifications or their equivalent may be admitted if they are able to demonstrate that they have a reasonable likelihood of success. This may mean that the applicant will have to successfully complete another qualification or course before they can be admitted to study this qualification.

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)
$6,080 $12,160
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$13,090 $26,179
Total $19,170 $38,339

StudyLink website – information about student loans

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


Student Success

74%


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 $52,440
Earnings range $42,015 - $65,114
In employment 71%
In further study 25%
On a benefit 3%

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

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Scholarship information

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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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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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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

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.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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