Regulations - Engineering


Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering – PGCertEng

The regulations for this postgraduate certificate are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have completed the requirements for:

either

a the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher in 120 points above Stage III, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

b a relevant Bachelors degree from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

2 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve admission of a student who has not met the above requirement, but who has attained an equivalent qualification or professional experience in the engineering profession.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must:

a pass courses with a total value of 60 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Certificates.

4 The total enrolment for this postgraduate certificate must not exceed 90 points.

Structure and Content

5 Of the 60 points required for this postgraduate certificate, a student must pass:

either

a 60 points from courses, excluding project courses, listed in the Master of Engineering Studies Schedule, of which at least 30 points must be from courses in Chemical and Materials Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy Technology, Engineering General, Engineering Science, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Software Engineering

or

b 60 points as specified in the specialisation listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering Schedule.

6 This certificate will be conferred with an endorsement as to an area of specialisation only if Regulation 5b is satisfied.

7 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Variations

8 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

9 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2014 regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering were thereby repealed.

Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering (PGCertEng) Schedule

Specialisation available:


Plastics

From 1 January 2020 Plastics has been renamed as Polymer Engineering.


Polymer Engineering

Requirement:

60 points: POLYMER 700, 704–706

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