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Western Institute of Technology Taranaki

New Plymouth , Taranaki Region ,New Zealand

Graduate Diploma Engineering (Highways) L7

This qualification is designed for those people who already have a degree qualification but need advanced highways related training. The principle aim is to provide the highway engineering industry with a programme at undergraduate level which will equip candidates with the technical and management skills to function at middle management level.

Graduates will be able to:

• Apply advanced technical knowledge in a highway design or construction environment.

• Innovatively apply and modify practices in the field of highway engineering.

• Creatively plan, design, control, budget and prioritise highway construction and maintenance programmes to standards required by the engineering profession.

• Provide managerial input into highway engineering projects and activities.

• Implement and complete projects without direct supervision.

• Undertake a wide range of support activities, including organization, management, liaison and public relations.

• Analyse and evaluate technical and economic options.

• Display substantial personal and professional communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Exercise responsibility for the work of others, including cost effective allocation of resources.

• Maintain individual quality standards.

• Continue studies towards higher professional or managerial qualifications.

Career Options: Design, construction and maintenance of roads, project management, infrastructure planning and development, asset management, company management, local Government.

Intakes

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Application Processing Time in Days: 4

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

IELTS:6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 22500 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: N/A
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