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Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering

PGCertCivilEng
11 October 2023

UC's Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering (PGCertCivilEng) is an ideal qualification if you want an advanced background in designing and managing civil engineering projects. Find out about studying a PGCertCivilEng through our Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering.

DURATION

Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering

Degree Structure - Duration
6 months full-time

START

Postgraduate Certificate in Civil 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 Civil Engineering

Introduction

Developing students with specialised knowledge and practice in civil infrastructure, the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering (PGCertCivilEng) is an ideal qualification for those wanting an advanced background in designing and managing civil engineering projects.

The PGCertCivilEng can be awarded unendorsed, or endorsed in:

  • Construction Management
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Structural Fire Engineering
  • Water Engineering

For more information on the disciplines within the PGCertCivilEng, visit the Civil Engineering postgraduate information webpage.



Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

Those that have completed a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours or a Bachelor of Science with Honours in a relevant subject may be admitted to the programme with approval.

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

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil 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 Civil Engineering

Subjects and Courses - Body

Subjects and courses

The PGCertCivilEng can be awarded unendorsed, or endorsed in:

  • Construction Management
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Structural Fire Engineering
  • Water Engineering

For more information on the disciplines within the PGCertCivilEng, visit the Civil Engineering postgraduate information webpage.

Courses towards the degree are listed in Schedule S and Schedule E to the Master of Civil Engineering. A minimum of 45 points will need to be chosen from a single subject to qualify for the Certificate with an endorsement.

Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering

Career - Body

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering will offer employers more specialist knowledge in civil engineering, for example in transport, fire, water, construction, and geotechnical areas in industry. They will be well suited to advanced practice, or even research in these areas.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 60 points):

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

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 60 points):

  • Domestic — $4,656
  • International — $23,000

SSL estimate (per 60 points):

  • 2024 — $550.20
  • 2023 — $496.20

Planning my study

Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my certificate?

The Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering includes 60 points (four courses), and can be awarded unendorsed or with an endorsement in a specialised area of civil engineering. It can be completed in 6 months full-time, or up to 2 years part-time.

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

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