Graduate Diploma in Engineering Technology


Subject area

Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering Technology with majors in Civil Engineering and in Mechanical Engineering is aimed at engineering professionals wishing to undertake a comprehensive programme of study in order to upgrade their qualifications and extend their knowledge and skills with the objective of obtaining employment or advancing their careers.
The aim of the Graduate Diploma is to develop graduates who have the intellectual rigour, skills and capability required by engineering practitioners, whilst satisfying the requirements of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand for entry to engineering practice, leading (after further study and/or work experience) to professional recognition in the civil and mechanical engineering disciplines

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Application by Academic Qualification Students will have completed all requirements of a bachelor's degree in a relevant field (such as architecture, engineering, science, surveying, technology). Special Admission Application by Mature Entry (20 years of age and above) Notwithstanding the above admission criteria, mature aged applicants who can show evidence of ability to succeed in the programmes may be considered for admission, provided they have successfully completed an approved course or programme, or have relevant industry experience, which is deemed to meet the required standard for entry.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,050 $9,050
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,451 $12,451
Total $21,501 $21,501

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

Student Success


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 N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977

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Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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