Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Highways) (Level 7)

  • Hamilton: 2nd November 2020, 1st February 2021, July 2021, November 2021 | New Plymouth: April 2021, September 2021
  • Level 7
  • 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time (for domestic students only) delivered via block course and supported distance learning. Available in Hamilton and New Plymouth.
  • $826 per paper - Domestic student
    $22,500 - International student

Qualification overview

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. 

This qualification is delivered in partnership with the New Zealand Institute of
Highway Technology.


Entry requirements

  • Appropriate degree or higher tertiary qualification (e.g. engineering, science, geology or similar) and have grades achieved in previous qualifications deemed sufficient to ensure successful completion of the programme or have equivalent knowledge and skills; previous and ongoing life or work experience.

Career Options

Design, construction and maintenance of roads, project management, infrastructure planning and development, asset management, company management, local Government, tertiary teaching.

Further study options

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