Diploma in Electrical Engineering
International College of Auckland Limited
Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Level 7) is developed for candidates who have knowledge and background of electrical engineering with a completed course of study in electrical engineering at Level 5, or with equivalent skills and knowledge, and want to develop more specialist knowledge and skills, as per requirements of the industry.
The purpose of qualification is to provide skilled graduates to different sectors of the electrical engineering industry including telecommunication and networks; and electronics and embedded systems. The program aims to produce graduates which are fit to provide services in the global and New Zealand's electrical industry.
Graduates with specialisation in telecommunication and networks will have the knowledge and practical skills needed to fulfil current requirements of the telecommunication and enterprise networks industry including the needs of: optical fibre installers; telecommunication and network engineers and technicians; and enterprise network administrators.
Graduates with specialization in electronics and embedded systems will be able to provide services in electronic product development, design, implementation, PCB construction, and testing in the global and New Zealand's industry of electronics and embedded systems.
Key Information for Students
Allicants must have a Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Level 5) or equivalent knowledge and skills. If English is not their first language and for International students an overall IELTS Academic band score of at least 6.0 is required with no band score lower than 5.5 or evidence must be provided of equivalent English language proficiency.
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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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.
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.