Diploma in Architectural Draughting (Level 6) - Dunedin Campus

Otago Polytechnic
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
February
Tuition fee (local)
US$ 14,173
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 41,814

Entry Requirements

  • You must have four years of secondary school education, or equivalent.
  • You have 35 NCEA credits at Level 2 or higher in subjects such as mathematics, physics, English and chemistry
  • OR a New Zealand Trade Certificate in Carpentry
  • OR a National Certificate in Carpentry
  • OR equivalent qualifications/experience.
  • You have an understanding of the industry (visiting an architectural practice, for example).
  • You have a strong interest in architectural draughting and the building industry
  • Computing experience.
  • International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet the entry requirements.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: overall band score of 6.0, with no less than 6.0 in writing and speaking, and no less than 5.5 in reading and listening.

Curriculum

Year 1:

  • Communication Skills
  • Construction Systems 1A
  • Services 1
  • Building Law
  • Materials
  • Environment
  • Construction Systems 1b
  • Documentation 1
  • Construction Detailing 1
  • Building Physics

Year 2:

  • Tender Processes
  • Services 2
  • Construction Systems 2
  • Communication Skills
  • Design Documentation
  • Documentation 2
  • Advanced Computer Aided Design 1
  • Construction Detailing 2

Year 3:

  • Communication Skills
  • Administration of Contracts
  • Design Documentation
  • Documentation 3
  • Design, Context and History
  • Communication Skills
  • Architectural Presentation
  • Construction Detailing 3
  • Advanced Computer Aided Design 2

Optional Courses:

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) 3D
  • CAD Intermediate
  • CAD Basics for Non CAD users
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Computer Aided Draughting (CAD) 2D Essentials
  • CAD Extension
  • Prepare a case study based on experience

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