Diploma in Global Humanitarian Engineering

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified

Qualification

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Entry requirements

All candidates must either have been approved into a BE(Hons) programme or have successfully completed a BE(Hons) Engineering Programme in relevant subjects, or have successfully completed another approved engineering qualification such as the New Zealand Certificate of Engineering, the New Zealand Diploma of Engineering or a Bachelor of Engineering Technology, or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Diploma in Global Humanitarian Engineering graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in a range of areas additional to their specialist engineering disciplines and will have shown a capacity for taking on additional work and an interest in applying their skills and knowledge to humanitarian service. The programme will be expected, over a period of time, to create a track record of partnering with disadvantaged and developing communities that reflects direct benefit to those communities from students during the course of their learning. Graduates of this programme will thus be well placed to find employment in a diverse range of engineering companies, both nationally and internationally, and will be recognised by prospective employers as having "people" skills that are over and above those of other engineering graduates.

What graduates earn

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

$59,000

Median earnings one year after study

$58,000

Median earnings two years after study

$79,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

87%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

Course fees and a certificate of proficiency

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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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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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Sources

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