New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (Level 6) in Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology

Campus:  Auckland

Duration: 2 years

Intake: February and July

*Fee: NZD$23,000(approx.) per year

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This diploma qualifies you as a professional engineering technician – an area in huge demand here and around the world. MIT with the theoretical knowledge gives you chance to work on exciting projects.

The NZDE (Civil) has been developed by a national consortium of tertiary providers, in conjunction with industry, to prepare students for a career in the diverse field of civil engineering. A group of developers has worked collaboratively and consultatively to ensure that the qualification meets the needs of key stakeholders. The group comprised representatives from several Industry Training Organisations (ITOs), Tertiary Providers including MIT, and IPENZ.

Career Outcomes:

  • Geotechnical laboratory technician
  • Draftsperson
  • Surveyor
  • Site engineer
  • Civil engineering technician
    Eligibility Criteria:


    Students who’ve done their 10+2 in mathematics (required) should apply NZ Diploma in Civil Engineering at MIT Level 6.

    English proficiency Score

    1. IELTS test: Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
    2. TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
    3. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18
    4. Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE (Academic) score of 50

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