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New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) (Level 6) Modules


(with strands in the Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Disciplines)

Programme Regulations

These regulations should be read in conjunction with the Institute’s Academic Regulations, clause 2 General Programme Regulations.

Schedule of Modules

To be awarded the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical), a candidate must successfully complete the required 240 credits (including the Common Compulsory modules, Electrical Discipline Compulsory modules, modules for one Specialisation, and Elective modules) to meet the following requirements:

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Common Compulsory
SCDE4101DE4101 Engineering Fundamentals415  
SCDE4102DE4102 Engineering Mathematics 1415  
SCDE4103DE4103 Technical Literacy415  
SCDE6101DE6101 Engineering Management615  
SCDE6499DE6499 Engineering Project (Electrical)615DE4103DE6101
Electrical Discipline Compulsory
SCDE4401DE4401 Electrical and Electronic Principles 1415  
SCDE5403DE5403 Electrical and Electronic Principles 2515DE4401 
One Specialisation to be selected from Power or Electronics
​Power Specialisation Compulsory
SCDE4402DE4402 Electrical and Electronic Applications415DE4401DE5403
SCDE5401DE5401 Power Engineering515DE4401DE5403
SCDE5402DE5402 PLC Programming 1515  
SCDE5404DE5404 Electrical Machines515DE4401DE5403
SCDE6401DE6401 Power systems 1615DE5401 
​Electronics Specialisation Compulsory
SCDE4402DE4402 Electrical and Electronic Applications415DE4401DE5403
SCDE5405DE5405 Computer Programming 1515DE4103 
SCDE5406DE5406 Microcontrollers 1515DE4103 
SCDE5407DE5407 Electronics 2515DE5403 
SCDE6402DE6402 Electronics 3615DE5407 

Electrical Discipline Electives - students choose four electives (two of which much be at Level 6) from the options below, or from other specialisations. Students may choose electives from the Bachelor of Engineering Technology, subject to approval.

SCDE5417DE5417 Instrumentation and Control Systems515DE4101
SCDE6407DE6407 Power Electronics615DE5401
SCDE6411DE6411 PLC Programming 2615DE5402 
SCDE6414DE6414 Advanced Instrumentation and Control Systems615DE5417 
SCEP620MG6020 Automation615DE6411 

Not currently offered

​Telecommunications Specialisation Compulsory (not currently offered)
SCDE4402DE4402 Electrical and Electronic Applications415DE4401DE5403
SCDE5408DE5408 Network Engineering 1515 
SCDE5411DE5406 Microcontrollers 1515DE4102
SCDE5412DE5412 Telecommunications 1515DE5411 
SCDE6404DE6404 Telecommunications 2615DE5412 
SCDE6405DE6405 Telecommunications 3615DE6404 
Telecommunications Specialisation Electives: three to be selected of which two must be at Level 6 

Electrical Discipline Electives (not currently offered)

SCDE5413DE5413 Power Protection Systems 1515DE5401 
SCDE5414DE5414 Electronic Manufacturing 1515DE5403DE5407
SCDE5415DE5415 Illumination Engineering 1515DE5403 
SCDE5416DE5416 Emerging Technologies and Systems515  
SCDE5418DE5418 Engineering Mathematics 2515DE4102 
SCDE6406DE6406 Power Protection Systems 2615DE5413 
SCDE6408DE6408 Electronic Manufacturing 2615DE5414 
SCDE6409DE6409 Electrical Building Services615DE5401
SCDE6410DE6410 Generation and Sustainable Energy615DE5401
SCDE6412DE6412 Computer Programming 2615DE5405 
SCDE6413DE6413 Industrial Automation Engineering615DE6411
SCDE6415DE6415 Network Engineering 3615DE5408DE5410
SCDE6416DE6416 Network Engineering 4615DE5410
SCDE6417DE6417 Microcontrollers 2615DE5406 
SCDE6418DE6418 Illumination Engineering 2615DE5415 
SCDE6419DE6419 Maintenance Engineering Management615