Graduate Diploma in Engineering
Manukau Institute of Technology
Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified
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General Special entry may be granted by the Head of School responsible for the programme to an applicant who does not meet all entry criteria, where the Head of School is satisfied the applicant is capable of undertaking the programme of study. Applicants will be required to provide evidence of previous study, i.e. transcripts, work evidence, and/or a portfolio to demonstrate they have the capability to achieve the programme. Academic GradDip Mechatronics, Electronics, Power strands: Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme: Either A 3 year bachelor's degree in an electrical or electronic engineering discipline; or Equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind. GradDip Mechanical Strand: Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme: Either A 3 year bachelor's degree in a mechanical engineering discipline; or Equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind. GradDip Civil Strand: Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme: Either A 3 year bachelor's degree in a civil engineering discipline; or Equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind. Interviews An interview is not required. English Language entry requirements: Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. This will be demonstrated by meeting the current NZQA requirements http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/programme-approval-and-accreditation/app-2/the-table and http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/programme-approval-and-accreditation/8/18
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Engineering is to create a set of multi-disciplinary technology professionals who have the ability to undertake the high-level design, specification and project management within a specific selection of subject areas. In addition, the Graduate Diploma will provide technology professionals with multi-disciplinary skills and knowledge covering a number of strands including Mechatronics, Electronics, Power, Mechanical, and Civil. This range of knowledge will enable graduates to provide optimal design solutions by being able to compare and evaluate the differing alternatives provided by, and within, each discipline area. They will have an understanding of the practical application of each discipline and the technical skills to specify and manage projects. The Graduate Diploma in Engineering aims to cater for engineering graduates and working engineering professionals wishing to gain further specialist knowledge in a discipline area. The Graduate Diploma aims to cater for both full and part time students primarily but not exclusively from the Auckland region and abroad, including: * Engineering professionals currently employed with relevant industry experience wishing to upskill in a further engineering specialisation: broaden their engineering knowledge; update their current knowledge base * Degree graduates - (domestic and international) wishing to supplement their previous area of study.
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