Updating Results

Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering

  • Graduate Certificate

Developing students with specialised knowledge and practice in civil infrastructure, the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering (PGCertCivilEng) is an ideal qualification for those wanting an advanced background in designing and managing civil engineering projects.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
6 months full-time
Course Code
PGCertCivilEng
Domestic Fees
$4,455 per year / $4,455 total
International Fees
$22,000 per year / $22,000 total

About this course

Developing students with specialised knowledge and practice in civil infrastructure, the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering (PGCertCivilEng) is an ideal qualification for those wanting an advanced background in designing and managing civil engineering projects.

The PGCertCivilEng can be awarded unendorsed, or endorsed in:

  • Construction Management
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Digital Civil Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Smart Infrastructure (open to enrolments from 2022)
  • Structural Engineering
  • Structural Fire Engineering
  • Water Engineering

For more information on the disciplines within the PGCertCivilEng, visit the Civil Engineering postgraduate information webpage.

UC is ranked 9th in the world for Civil Engineering (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2020), and in the top 100 universities in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021).

Entry requirements

Students that have completed a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours or a Bachelor of Science with Honours in a relevant subject may be admitted to the programme with approval by the College of Engineering Dean (Academic).

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

You can apply online at myUC. Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering will offer employers more specialist knowledge in civil engineering, for example in transport, fire, water, construction, and geotechnical areas in industry. They will be well-suited to advanced practice, or even research in these areas.

Useful information:

  • Read what other UC postgraduate students have gone on to achieve in their studies and careers in our student and graduate profiles.
  • Te Ropu Rapuara | UC Careers can help you to achieve the career you want, connect with employers, or find a job.
  • For research into career destinations by qualification, visit Te Pokai Tara | Universities New Zealand website.
  • Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.
  • Come along to an upcoming information event for prospective postgraduate students.