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Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering

PGCertArchEng
11 October 2023

Study a Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering through Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering at the University of Canterbury.

DURATION

Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering

Degree Structure - Duration
6 months full-time

START

Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering

Degree Structure - Start In
Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

POINTS

60

TUITION FEES

2024 tuition fees estimate per 60 points:

  • Domestic — $4,786
  • International — $24,000

Overview


Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering

Introduction

The building industry needs more design professionals with technical mastery in their discipline, and advanced knowledge and skills in whole-building performance, collaboration, integrated design, and digital methods.

This programme will provide at-work building design professionals with 'practice-focused' education, and is driven by the need to improve the sustainability and affordability of buildings, which is best achieved by taking a holistic approach to integrated building design.



Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

To enrol for the Postgraduate Certificate of Architectural Engineering (PGCertArchEng) you must have completed a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, or equivalent.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

It is strongly advised to have at least one year of professional practical experience before applying. Your application will be approved based on the standard of your previous studies and work experience. Students will normally be expected to have at least a B Grade Point Average in their 300-level courses.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

You can apply online at myUC.

See Admission and enrolment for all information on enrolling at UC.

Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering

Career - Body

Career opportunities

Knowledge gained from this Certificate will provide graduates with the skills to communicate complex design issues, options, and solutions with clients, team members, and other stake holders, including risks and their mitigation.

Graduates will be able to understand key concepts related to planning, building costs, value, quality, aesthetics, resilience, roles and responsibilities, regulatory environment, built environment systems, and sustainability.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 60 points):

  • Domestic — $4,786
  • International — $24,000

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 60 points):

  • Domestic — $4,655
  • International — $23,000

SSL estimate (per 60 points):

  • 2024 — $550.20
  • 2023 — $496.20

Planning my study

Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my certificate?

The Certificate is comprised of 60 points, including two compulsory courses and two elective courses.

There are flexible study options available, including part-time study and online learning to minimise on-campus time requirements. The PGCertArchEng will take 6 months full-time to complete, or up to 2 years part-time.

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering.

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Postgraduate Prospectus 2024

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