Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Water and Waste)

Improving and protecting water quality is a global issue. Explore theories and conceptual design of systems to make drinking water and dispose of water treatment waste.

What you will learn

  • Design, specify and plan implementation of water and waste systems
  • Learn how to treat surface and ground water sources to make drinking water
  • Understand disposal of water treatment plant wastes in an environmentally friendly manner
  • Gain skills to treat community and industrial wastewater and stormwater
  • Consider social, political and environment impacts
  • Learn about physical, chemical and biological processes in engineering – including aeration, sedimentation, filtration, biological treatment, disinfection and waste water processing
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Programme structure

Gain an overview of water and waste engineering with your courses. Learn advanced water systems. Urban drainage systems. Alternative waste treatment. Water resource engineering. Hydrology and erosion management. Complete an engineering research or development project.

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Career options

  • Design Engineer
  • Project Manager

Upcoming start dates

  • 27 February 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

Bachelor’s degree in a civil engineering discipline (excluding water and waste specialisation) or equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind. 

20+

Bachelor’s degree in a civil engineering discipline or relevant practical, professional or educational experience.

International

Bachelor’s degree in a civil engineering discipline (excluding a water and waste specialisation), or relevant practical, professional or educational experience.

International students – minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6, or equivalent.

What it will cost

Local

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details

International

  • Fee: $17,500

    This fee is in New Zealand dollars.

    This is an annual fee, which is reviewed each year. For part-time fees, contact a Student Advisor. 

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

To enrol as a international student you will need to download and complete our international enrolment form.

Once completed, you may submit the form and accompanying documentation directly to WelTec International, or go through one of our registered recruitment agents.


Offered by:
School of Engineering
Offered by:
Te Kāhui Pūkenga o ngā Pūkaha
Formal programme title:
Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Water and Waste) Level 7
Programme code:
HV4530B
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Robyn, Library Manager