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Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering

PGCertEng
11 October 2023

UC's Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering (PGCertEng) is ideal for professional engineers looking for advanced technical training or students keen on a one-year advanced qualification. Learn more about studying a PGCertEng through our Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering.

DURATION

Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering

Degree Structure - Duration
6 months full-time

START

Postgraduate Certificate in 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 Engineering

Introduction

The Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering caters for professional engineers seeking advanced technical training or students looking for a one-year advanced qualification.

The Certificate can be awarded unendorsed, or endorsed in one of the following disciplines:

Subject to meeting degree requirements, graduates can also transfer to a Master of Engineering.



Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

You will normally need to have a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours or Bachelor of Science with Honours degree in relevant subjects, or in exceptional cases have qualified for the award of another appropriate qualification.

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 Engineering or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

Contact Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering for the application form to enrol.

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

Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering

Subjects and Courses - Body

Subjects and courses

The Certificate may be unendorsed, or endorsement in one of the subject options below:

The endorsement option includes at least 45 points of subject courses, with a maximum of 15 points from an approved list of electives.

The unendorsed option includes at least 30 points chosen from an approved list of electives, and a maximum of 30 points chosen from a secondary list of electives.

See the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering for more details on course requirements.

Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering

Career - Body

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

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 Engineering

Degree Structure - Body

How do I plan my certificate?

The PGCertEng is made up of a combination of 400 and 600-level courses, with specific combinations to meet the requirements of the endorsements.

The Certificate can be completed in 6 months full-time. It can also be studied for up to 4 years part-time.

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

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