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Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Design

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Computer Science not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree in a field involving technical design
Alternative Requirements
Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work and/or life experience (equivalent to a Bachelor's degree)
or Evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience eg 3 - 5 years full time work experience
Additional Requirements
English Requirements
If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.
IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in any subtest). For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
Note: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Further develop your knowledge and gain specialist skills relating to the management, integration and utilisation of Computer Aided Design (CAD) in an organisation's technical design process.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Computer Science at this level can earn:

$48,000

Median earnings one year after study

$52,000

Median earnings two years after study

$62,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

68%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community

Website:

https://www.gcsb.govt.nz/working-for-us/gcsb-women-in-stem-scholarship/

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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CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

Read more

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

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Sources

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