Graduate Diploma in Engineering Technology

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Wintec

Subject area

Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Candidates are required to have:

a) Successfully completed a bachelor degree in an engineering discipline (excluding a specialisation in the strand the candidate wishes to complete in this programme) with a pass mark of 65% or more, from a New Zealand institution, or

b) Successfully completed a bachelor degree in an engineering discipline from an approved and accredited overseas institution, with a pass mark of 65% or more or a Cumulative GPA of 6.5 or more; and completed their degree within 5 years; or

c) Successfully completed the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (excluding a specialisation in the strand the candidate wishes to complete in this programme) and have further practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind; or

d) Evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience, as approved by the Centre Director or designated nominee.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Engineering Technology with strands is to create a set of multi-disciplinary engineering technology professionals who will have the ability to undertake the high-level design, specification and project management within a specific selection of subject or discipline areas. In addition, the Graduate Diploma will provide technology professionals with multi-disciplinary skills and knowledge in one of the many disciplines by way of strands in: Mechanical, Mechatronics, Power, Water and Water Waste, and Roading / Transportation.
Each strand will have a range of knowledge which will enable graduates to provide optimal design solutions by being able to compare and evaluate the differing alternatives provided by, and within, each strand. Employers will gain graduates seeking an applied engineering understanding of the practical application of the content matter of the strand or discipline, and the technical skills to specify and manage projects.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Engineering and Related Technologies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

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



$5,000 each

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GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community



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

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