New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) (Level 6)

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
July February
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 26,392

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements include:

  • A minimum of 48 NCEA credits at Level 2 in four subjects, including at least 12 credits in mathematics, and
  • 8 literacy credits, 4 reading and 4 writing.
  • Or an equivalent qualification
  • Candidates who do not meet the specified entry requirements may be considered for provisional entry (if aged under 20). These candidates may be required to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete the programme through an interview.
  • Special admission may be granted to candidates aged 20 years or over who do not meet the specified entry requirements. These candidates may be required to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete the programme through a process of an interview and / or assessment.
  • Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test Score (IELTS) of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in the written band.

Curriculum

Compulsory Subjects

  • Engineering Fundamentals
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Technical Literacy
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Project (Electrical)

Electrical Discipline Compulsory​

  • Electrical and Electronic Principles

​Power Specialisation Compulsory

  • Electrical and Electronic Applications
  • Power Engineering
  • PLC Programming
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power systems

Electronics Specialisation Compulsory

  • Electrical and Electronic Applications
  • Computer Programming
  • Microcontrollers
  • Electronics 

​Computer Specialisation Compulsory

  • Computer Programming
  • Microcontrollers
  • Network Engineering
  • PC Engineering
  • Network Engineering

​Telecommunications Specialisation Compulsory

  • Electrical and Electronic Applications
  • Network Engineering
  • Microcontrollers
  • Telecommunications

​Electrical Discipline Electives

  • Power Protection Systems
  • Electronic Manufacturing
  • Illumination Engineering
  • Emerging Technologies and Systems
  • Instrumentation and Control Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Power Protection Systems
  • Power Electronics
  • Electronic Manufacturing
  • Electrical Building Services
  • Generation and Sustainable Energy
  • PLC Programming
  • Computer Programming
  • Industrial Automation Engineering
  • Advanced Instrumentation and Control Systems
  • Network Engineering
  • Microcontrollers
  • Maintenance Engineering Management
  • Automation

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