Regulations - Engineering


Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Engineering – PGDipMedicalEng

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 postgraduate diploma, a student must have completed the requirements:

either

a for 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

or

b for a relevant Bachelors degree 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 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.

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

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must complete the requirements for one of the specialisations listed in the Postgraduate Diploma 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 With the prior approval of the Academic Head or nominee, up to 30 points may be replaced by other appropriate 600 and 700 level courses offered at this or another university.

7 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.

Distinction

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

Variations

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

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2022.

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Engineering (PGDipMedicalEng) Schedule

Specialisations available:


Biomechanical Engineering

Requirement:

30 points: BIOMENG 771, ENGSCI 740

90 points from CHEMMAT 753, 754, 757, COMPSYS 731, ENGSCI 711, 712, 721, 772, MEDSCI 737, or other approved 600 or 700 level courses offered at this University


Medical Devices and Technologies

Requirement:

30 points: ENGGEN 770, 771

90 points from CIVIL 703, ENGGEN 705, MECHENG 728, 730, 752, MEDSCI 703, PHYSICS 780, POLYMER 700, 704, or other approved 600 or 700 level courses offered at this University

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