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

EN1603

(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:

Common Compulsory Modules

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
DE4101Engineering Fundamentals415
DE4102Engineering Mathematics 1415
DE4103Technical Literacy415
DE6101Engineering Management615
DE6102Engineering Project615DE4103
Min of 45 credits at Level 5

Electrical Discipline Compulsory Modules

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites

DE4401

Electrical Principles 1415
DE5403Electrical and Electronic Principles 2515DE4401
DE4402Electrical and Electronic Applications415DE4401DE5403
DE5408Introduction to Networks515

Specialisation Compulsory Modules

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
DE5401Power Engineering515

DE4401, DE4102

DE5403
DE5402PLC Programming 1515DE4401, DE5403, DE4102
DE5404Electrical Machines515

Power Specialisation

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites

Power Specialisation (compulsory)

DE6401

Power Systems 1615DE4401, DE4102

Recommended Power Electives – three to be selected, minimum of two must be at Level 6

DE6411

PLC Programming 2615DE5402
DE6420Protection615DE4401, DE4102
DE6421Sustainable energy and power electronics615DE4401, DE5403, DE4102
DE6409Electrical Building Services 615DE5401, DE5404
DE5418Engineering Mathematics 2515DE4102

Building Services Specialisation

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites

Building Services Specialisation (compulsory)

DE6419

Maintenance Engineering Management615

Recommended Building Services Specialisation Electives – three to be selected, minimum of two must be at Level 6

DE5415

Illumination Engineering515DE4401, DE5403
DE6411PLC Programming 2 615DE5402
DE6409Electrical Building Services 615DE5401, DE5404
DE5418Engineering Mathematics 2515DE4102

Instrumentation and Control Specialisation

Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites

Instrumentation & Control Specialisation Elective (compulsory)

DE6419

Maintenance Engineering Management615

Recommended Instrumentation & Control Specialisation Electives – three to be selected, minimum of two must be at Level 6

DE5417

Instrumentation / Controls 1 515DE4101, DE4401, DE5403, DE4102
DE6409Electrical Building Services 615DE5401, DE5404
DE6411PLC Programming 2 615DE5402
DE5418Engineering Mathematics 2515DE4102
DE6414Instrumentation & Controls 2615DE5415, DE4101, DE4401, DE5403, DE4102DE6411, DE5417