Conjoint Bachelor of Product Design and Science

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand University Entrance qualification or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be prepared to work in New Zealand and international companies that employ creative, business-aware graduates with the knowledge of science and engineering necessary to create, develop and market technically and commercially viable products. They will be able to clearly understand and define the important elements required to address open-ended design problem/opportunity statements through the application of scientific knowledge and methods. They will demonstrate analytical abilities, numerical skills and communicate effectively both in written and spoken English. They will be able to systematically define the functional, aesthetic and financial criteria of feasible design solutions to given problem/opportunity statements. Graduates will be capable of producing and assessing design prototypes against defined solution criteria have the confidence and ability to propose and implement innovative ideas in a commercial setting. They will understand, evaluate, access and critically review new information, demonstrate the ability to think independently and work collaboratively on tasks. They will be able to effectively access and use relevant information.

What graduates earn

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

$43,000

Median earnings one year after study

$48,000

Median earnings two years after study

$65,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

80%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Watercare Engineering Award through the Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$5000

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C S McCully Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

$2,000 per annum

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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

Main Campus Office

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

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