Engineering is one of the world’s largest industries, with job opportunities in almost every country and New Zealand is no exception. Our fast growing economy and strong government investment in infrastructure, puts engineering managers in very high demand in various aspects of the industry, including energy, telecommunications, water and transport. NZIE’s Engineering Management course has been created to attend to the high demand presented by NZ’s engineering industry.
NZIE Engineering Management Course
NZIE’s Diploma in Applied Business (Engineering Management) (Level 7) is a modern, comprehensive and practical programme designed in 2016 to introduce engineers, architects, scientists, and computer science graduates to frontline, leadership and management in the engineering industry.
By studying the Engineering Management course you will develop the professional skills required by the next generation of Engineering Managers seeking a career in chemical, environmental, electrical, electronics, construction, geotechnical, instrument and electrical, materials, mechanical, industrial, mining, petroleum, production, structural and transport specialities.
The Engineering Management course prepares you to resolve issues in engineering projects and deal with issues raised in project teams involved in the development of engineering products and applications. Additionally, you will develop an ability to use analytical methods, tools and processes to add business value for all stakeholders. Upon completion of this course, you will gain knowledge and skills to manage and complete engineering projects to the level of current industry standards.
In addition to developing skills in management, marketing planning and control, research methods of engineering and engineering project management, the programme includes a 10-week internship within New Zealand’s dynamic Engineering companies.
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WHY STUDY THE NZ DIPLOMA IN APPLIED BUSINESS?
Interactive classes, small tutorials, and an individual focus to learning
You will receive excellent support and guidance from our experienced tutors and facilitators who will help you achieve your learning goals.
Excellent tutors and facilitators
Our tutors and facilitators are highly skilled and qualified, and have significant industry experience which they incorporate in their classes to enhance your learning.
12 week Internship
You will undertake an internship within a New Zealand organisation, during which you will put into practice the skills and knowledge you have learnt on the programme. NZIE has placed more then 400 students in internships in the last 4 years. Many students who have demonstrated excellent attendance, skills, attitude and motivation in their internships have gone on to be employed by the same organisation after graduation.
97% of NZIE’s Level 7 graduates were employed after completing the programme.
Study skills support
All Engineering Management students receive study skills support throughout their programme so that you learn to manage your study time well and achieve well in your assignments.
Programme Leader – Business and tutors like to get to know each and every student at NZIE and are available for one-on-one guidance as and when needed.
Personal Learning Plans
Unique to NZIE, Personal Learning Plans are put in place if a student is having difficulties with their studies. This additional support will ensure you complete your studies successfully are well prepared for either further study or the workforce.
English Language support
NZIE has its own English Language School and is able to provide English language support to all its students. In addition, we are an English-only speaking campus so that you can continue to improve your skills if English is not your first language.
FREE Preparation for employment workshops
At no additional cost to you, NZIE will show you how to create professional resumes, search for employment within New Zealand, write effective application letters and conduct yourself well in a job interview, so you have the best chance at getting the job you want.
FREE Career guidance and support with THINK RECRUIT
THINK RECRUIT not only provides support and guidance to get a good job on graduation, but will also help you secure your internship placement, organise work experience, and even let you know about part time jobs suitable to undertake when you are studying at NZIE to support yourself financially.
Job-seekers visa for international students
This will allow you to study and work at the same time and after graduation you will have the ability to seek full time employment in New Zealand. See how it works.
Course content includes marketing planning and control, research methods for business, business process management, applied management methods and research-based project with internship.
COURSE PAPER STRUCTURE:
Major in Engineering Management
Paper Title Credits Level 1 Marketing Planning and Control 15 6 2 Research Methods for Engineering 15 6 3 Applied Management Methods 15 7 4 Managing Human Resources 15 7 5 Developing Management Skills 15 7 6 Engineering Project Management 15 7 7 Internship or Field Work Research 30 7
NZIE already has study pathways established with a number of other New Zealand based institutions and universities including Massey University, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland Institute of Studies, and Unitec, and with Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia.
The Diploma in Applied Business provides a number of further study options for advanced learning at Postgraduate Level. If students wish to further their studies, they can speak with their Programme Leader who can provide this information
Alternatively, graduates of the Diploma in Applied Business may choose to seek employment in New Zealand on programme completion and can get advice and support from NZIE’s own THINK RECRUIT.
- Engineering or architectural manager
- Project manager
- Supervisor/Team Leader
- Engineering programme manager
- Managing production line
- Leading a department or team in a engineering company
- Manager of facilities
DURATION40 weeks study plus holidays
Domestic and international students must have completed:
a. NZQF level 5, or
b. a 3-year Diploma, or
c. a Degree
in a field related to the applicants chosen major for Advanced Management, International Marketing and Hospitality Management majors and in an engineering discipline for the Engineering Management major.
In lieu of a formal qualification, applicants may apply if they have at least three years suitable work experience. Under this criteria it is expected the work experience be directly related to the field the applicant wishes to major. The suitability of the applicant will be assessed and decided by the NZIE Academic Board.
Applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to have an IELTS academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or TOEFL (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE), or TOEFL (iBT) score of 60 (with writing score of 20), or Cambridge English Examinations FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill, or NZCEL Level 4, with the academic endorsement, or Pearson Test of English (Academic) with an Academic score of 50, or City & Guilds IESOL, B2 communicator or with a score of 66. Results must come from one test conducted in the last 2 years.
CAMPUS• Takapuna Beach Campus: 62 Anzac Street
Contact us on 0800 693 382( NZ Students only) or send us an enquiry through the website and we will send you through the course fees and start dates.
Student loans and allowances are available to all NZIE domestic students if you meet the criteria. Find out if you’re eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 889 900 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz