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Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Engineering – PGCertMedicalEng

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.


1 In order to be admitted to this postgraduate certificate, a student must have completed the requirements for:


a the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from this University in a relevant subject 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


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.

Note: Whether a degree is considered relevant will depend on the courses passed. Degrees or subjects in applied science, bioengineering, computer science, data science, electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information technology, mechatronics, science or technology may be considered relevant.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student admitted to this postgraduate certificate must:

a pass courses with a total value of 60 points


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

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

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must complete the requirements as listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Engineering Schedule.

5 A student who has previously passed any course the same as, or similar to, the courses required for this qualification must substitute an alternative course as approved by the Head of Department or nominee.

6 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.


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


8 These regulations and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2023.

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Engineering (PGCertMedicalEng) Schedule


at least 30 points from BIOMENG 771, ENGGEN 770, 771, ENGSCI 740

up to 30 points from CHEMMAT 753, 754, 757, COMPSYS 731, ENGGEN 705, 742, ENGSCI 711, 712, 721, 772, MECHENG 728, 730, 752, MEDSCI 703, 737, PHYSICS 780, POLYMER 700, 704, or other approved 600 or 700 level courses offered at this University