Institute of Technology or PolytechnicUnitec Institute of Technology
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Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Unitec Institute of Technology
Get a solid grounding in civil engineering to cleverly design, construct, operate and maintain infrastructure. Through applying mathematics and physics to civil engineering problems, you’ll learn to develop the expertise needed to successfully manage civil engineering projects.
The focus of this qualification is on developing the necessary knowledge, skills and attributes to perform meaningful civil engineering work.
As a graduate of this programme you’ll be able to use your knowledge to make informed decisions and implement them; competently perform technical work using national and international standards and apply civil engineering theory to design, contract administration and construction practice. You'll gain a solid understanding of water, structural, geotechnical, road engineering and develop invaluable civil and structural drawing skills.
This diploma allows you to specialise in any one of the following four areas:
Prepare for success
Well-prepared students have the best chance of success in their studies, so we've put together a free online guide you can use to refresh and sharpen some of the skills you'll use on this programme.
You will need the following:
1. Be at least 16 years of old when you start this programme:
2. A total of NCEA level 2 including a minimum of:
10 literacy credits at level 1 or higher (for those who achieved NCEA Level 2 before 2013); and
48 NCEA credits at level 2 in four subjects, including at least 12 credits in Mathematics (preferably achievement standards in algebra, calculus or trigonometry);
If English is not your first language you need to have Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (no band<5.5) or equivalent. Have achieved at least one English proficiency outcome in the last two years.