New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) - Dunedin Campus

Otago Polytechnic
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
February July
Tuition fee (local)
US$ 10,411
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 27,876

Entry Requirements

  • 48 NCEA credits at Level 2 in four subjects including 12 in mathematics (algebra and calculus) OR equivalent qualifications/skills/experience.
  • 8 NCEA literacy credits at Level 1 or higher, including 4 credits in reading and 4 in writing.
  • International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet diploma-level entry requirements.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: overall band score of 6.0 (with no band score less than 5.5).

Curriculum

Year 1: Compulsory

  • Engineering Fundamentals
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Technical Literacy
  • Engineering Practice 
  • Engineering CAD
  • Mechanics
  • Material Properties

Year 2:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Project (Mechanical)
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Strength of Materials 1
  • Elect Fundamentals

Electives:

  • Manufacturing Processes
  • PLC Programming 1
  • Mechanics of Machines
  • Strength of Materials 2
  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Power
  • Engineering Maintenance Management

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