Duration
Full-time: 1 year
Next start date
2022 Semester One – 28 February
2022 Semester Two – 18 July
Available locations
City
Points
120
Programme type
Postgraduate

Programme overview

New Zealand’s infrastructure is expected to grow dramatically in the next 20 years. Our new buildings, roads, and water systems are going to need people who know how to take care of them. Get a head start in this exciting field with the Postgraduate Diploma in Infrastructure Asset Management.

The goal of the PGDipInfraAssetMgt is to provide a pathway for infrastructure asset managers who are unable to commit to a full masters programme to upskill in the field.

Programme structure

The PGDipInfraAssetMgt covers the over-arching principles, processes and techniques employed in infrastructure asset management:

  • The latest thinking on the application of bodies of knowledge to the infrastructure asset management sector;
  • Learning experiences in applying knowledge to practical solutions to real-life challenges faced in infrastructure services and how they interact with modern societies.

A student pursuing this programme will choose from the following electives:

30 points:
CIVIL 765 Infrastructure Asset Management
ENGGEN 726 Climate Adaptation of Infrastructure

90 points from:
CIVIL 703 Project Management
CIVIL 716 Engineering Risk Management
CIVIL 729 Humanitarian Engineering
CIVIL 731 Water Resources Modelling
CIVIL 766 Road Asset Management
CIVIL 782 Water Resources Engineering
DISMGT 701 Disaster Risk Management
DISMGT 703 Disaster Management and Resilience
ENERGY 722 Energy and Technology
ENGGEN 769 Research Methods for Engineers
ENGSCI 755 Decision Making in Engineering
ENVENG 701 Urban Stormwater Management
ENVENG 702 Engineering decision-making in Aotearoa
ENVENG 750 Advanced Sustainability Engineering
ENVENG 752 Risk, LCA and Sustainability

You'll also need to meet other requirements, including time limits and total points limits. See Postgraduate enrolment.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Subjects available in this programme

  • Infrastructure Asset Management
For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

2022 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 120 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 3.0

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points

You must have completed a relevant degree, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in 120 points above Stage III.

A relevant degree may be in applied science, engineering, information technology, science, or technology.

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 120 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 3.0

    An undergraduate degree

  • Qualification
    IELTS Academic International English Language Testing System
    Score required
    6.5

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject from a recognised university (or similar institution). You will need a GPE of 3.0.

A relevant subject may be applied science, engineering, information technology, science, or technology.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

How much does a Postgraduate Diploma in Infrastructure Asset Management cost per year?

2021 fees

Domestic students
NZ$10,650 – $18,098.40*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. Fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $8.02 per point, estimated at $962.40 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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Scholarships and awards

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Student loans and allowances

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Cost of living

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For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Key dates

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Start dates

Here are the start dates for the programme.

Other important dates

See important dates for the academic year, including orientation, enrolment, study breaks, exams, and graduation.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Where could this programme take you?

There is a significant demand for qualified asset infrastructure management professionals across a range of disciplines. Potential career paths include data management and analytics, or roles in investment planning applications and management of linear infrastructure networks (pipes, roads and power networks). Employers in network management, maintenance and renewal planning, councils, government-owned assets and other utilities are leading the search for professionals in the field. This growing demand aligns with increasing expenditure in infrastructure both in New Zealand and globally for the next 20 years.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Asset Management Engineer
  • Asset Manager
  • Climate Adaptation Planner
  • Infrastructure Asset Manager
  • Infrastructure Asset Planner
  • Infrastructure Investment Analyst
  • Principle Tunnels and Building Asset Manager
  • Project and Programme Manager

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