Regulations - Engineering


Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering – PGDipEng

The regulations for this postgraduate diploma 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.

Note: Whether a degree is considered relevant will depend on the courses taken in that degree and the specialisation a student intends to complete. As well as degrees in Engineering, degrees in Architecture, Planning, or Science, for example, may be considered relevant to some specialisations.

2 Students must have completed any prerequisite courses required for their specialisation prior to admission.

3 In exceptional circumstances, Senate or its representative may approve admission of a student who has not met the requirements in Regulation 1 and 2, but who has attained an equivalent qualification or extensive professional experience in engineering.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 A student admitted to this postgraduate diploma must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

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

5 The total enrolment for this postgraduate diploma must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

6 Of the 120 points required for this postgraduate diploma, a student must pass:

a at least 90 points from courses in one of the specialisations listed in the Master of Engineering Studies Schedule, excluding project and research portfolio courses, and excluding the Geotechnical Engineering, Light Metals Reduction Technology and Medical Devices and Technologies specialisations

and

b up to 30 points from other approved 600 or 700 level courses offered at this or another university.

7 Up to 45 points may be replaced by other appropriate approved 600 and 700 level courses offered at this or another university.

8 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.

Distinction

9 This postgraduate diploma may be awarded with Distinction or Merit in accordance with the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

Variations

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

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2018 regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering were thereby repealed.

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