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Manukau Institute of Technology
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Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (Level 7)

This course is available


Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2024


MIT TechPark Campus


Programme highlights

Want to learn specialist skills in the field of your choice?

This qualification is for engineering graduates and engineers with industry experience who want to specialise in:

Water and water waste.

You'll learn the skills to work on high-level design, specification and project management in your chosen field.

You'll graduate at the same level as degree students.

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below courses from your chosen specialisation (120 credits):


Water and Waste

Career opportunities

Graduates of this qualification will be qualified Technology Engineers and will be able to gain employment in the field of their chosen specialisation of Civil Engineering.

Entry criteria

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:


A 3 year bachelor's degree in an civil/electrical/mechanical engineering discipline (excluding a Mechatronics specialisation)


Equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind.


Special entry may be granted by the Head of School responsible for the programme to an applicant who does not meet all entry criteria, where the Head of School is satisfied the applicant is capable of undertaking the programme of study.

IELTS test: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); Cambridge English Examinations: B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42

Other Entry Requirements

Applicants must be physically capable of completing the practical aspects of the programme, by being able to work effectively, efficiently and safely.

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