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Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering requires you to have a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours or an equivalent qualification with a major in the intended postgraduate subject.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
For the Energy Management and Renewable Energy Systems subjects most courses are web-based with online content only. Reliable broadband internet connection is required. Some courses are taught under a joint teaching arrangement by staff at the Research Institute of Sustainable Energy at Murdoch University via their distance learning system to Massey University students.
You will follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits of courses at 700-level or above from Schedules A and B including attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering may be completed with or without an endorsement.
You may complete an endorsement by completing at least 45 credits in an endorsement from Schedule A for the Qualification.
Your 120 credit postgraduate diploma will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within one year of first enrolling in full-time study or within three years of first enrolling in part-time study.
All requirements must be completed within four years of first enrolling in the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates
To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please click the 'Regulations' button. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.
If you would like to find out more about individual courses requirements, please use our Course search.
The endorsements available are: Electronics and Computer Engineering; Energy Management; Engineering and Innovation Management (closed to new enrolments from 2018 pending qualification review); Life Cycle Management; Mechatronics; Packaging Technology; Renewable Energy Systems.
We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.
To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.
You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.
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