Master of Engineering

The Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications Level 6 is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) approved and accredited programme of study.

New Zealand’s electronics and telecommunications industry has gone through rapid growth and it is also a major growth industry worldwide. This programme has been designed to assist with addressing skills shortage areas in the electronics and telecommunications industries.

The aim of the Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications Level 6 is to provide the basic knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment in a range of roles in the electronics and telecommunications industries, or for further study in this area.

The programme content merges appropriate knowledge of electronics, communication engineering, mathematics, and electronics communication systems. It provides a broad base of technical competence of the basic building blocks of electronic devices and electronic communications technologies.


  • Minimum of a Level 5 qualification in the field of electronics / telecommunications (or equivalent skills and knowledge)
  • IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), no individual band less than 5.5 or
  • Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above or
  • Pass QAG Academic Department English Entry Test

*If you are a New Zealand student under 20 years of age, there are additional entry requirements. Please contact us for further information.

(students must complete all of the following)

DET500* Engineering Mathematics
DET510* Electrical Principles, Circuits & Electrical Devices
DET600* Digital Electronics
DET610* Electronic Communication Systems
DET620* Data Communications and Networking
DET630* Antenna and Wave Propagation

*Graduates of this qualification will be able to transfer any or all of these credits (120) to the Queens Academic Group Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunications Level 7.

QAG Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunications (Level 7) Bachelor of Engineering/Engineering Technology Graduate Diploma in Engineering

Auckland University of Technology has formally recognized QAG’s Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications [Level 6]. Students are able to cross credit a maximum of 4 papers towards AUT University of Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET).

Graduates of this diploma may pursue career opportunities in a wide range of entry-level roles in the electronics and telecommunications industries e.g. operations and maintenance technician, electronics sales/service representative, telecommunications technician, communication systems installer, field service representative.

Qualification: Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications

Level: 6

Length: One Academic Year (2 semesters)

Study Options: Full time

Start Date: 9th Feb., 16th March, 15th June, 20th July and 26th Oct. of 2015

Campus: Auckland

Fees: Contact us for further information