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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Postgraduate Diploma in Aerospace Engineering

Aotearoa’s space industry is growing, as is its capacity for innovation in industry and research. The PGDipAerospaceEng is designed to equip students with the core technical foundations to steer you in a path towards a career in this field.

Our courses in Aerospace Engineering are supported by Te P?naha ?tea – Auckland Space Institute, which aims to enhance the growth of the New Zealand space sector. The institute is led by academics with deep expertise in the aerospace sector, making the University of Auckland ideally placed to deliver an excellent teaching and learning experience for our students.

The PGDipAerospaceEng’s focus on taught courses means that you’ll have the right balance of skills and knowledge for your career path, though it also provides you with a solid base to pursue academic research via the Master of Aerospace Engineering.

Campus Information

City Campus

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

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

Job Opportunity Potential


Aotearoa's aerospace industry is making a significant, growing contribution to our economy, employing approximately 5,000 people in 2019. Pursuing a dedicated study option opens opportunities in aeronautics, astronautics, space systems and aerospace management, in technical or management roles.

Jobs related to this program

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Launch Services Engineer
  • Payload Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • R&D Engineer
  • Space Mission Design & Operations
  • Space Systems Engineer

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum program requirements

  • An undergraduate degree
  • GPE (Grade Point Equivalent) 4.0