Certificate of Proficiency in Microcontroller Systems 2

Course highlights

To enable students to microcontroller systems by considering a range of peripheral device interfacing with competence tested by a design project.

Key facts

Start month(s) February, July
Duration
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Level 6
Directed learning hours 60
Self-directed learning hours 90
Total learning hours 150
Study location(s) MIT Otara
(MIT TechPark from late 2020)
Domestic fees $858 (approx.)
International fees (NZD) Certificates of Proficiency are not recommended for international students
Course code 504.607

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

Academic

NCEA Level 2,

  • Including a minimum of 10 literacy credits at Level 1 or above (for those who achieved NCEA Level 2 before 2013);
And 
  • A minimum total of 48 credits at level 2 in four subjects including at least 12 credits in mathematics (preferably achievement standards in algebra , calculus or trigonometry);
Or
  • Equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate or Cambridge);
Or
  • Equivalent credits from appropriate trades training and/or demonstrated skills and experience.
English Language Entry Requirements

In addition to meeting the minimum entry criteria, those applicants for whom English is a second language (including International students) must meet the IELTS overall language requirement: Overall Band Score (Academic) of 6.0 IELTS, with no individual score less than 5.5, or equivalent.

Other Entry Requirements

Applicants must be physically capable of completing the practical aspects of the programme, by being able to work effectively, efficiently and safely.

Although not part of the entry requirements, applicants will attend an interview as part of the process of assisting them to select the right specialisation.

Successful applicants will be accepted in order of application. The above attributes will be assessed through an interview process to which applicants may bring family and/or whānau support.

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements will be counselled to an appropriate Foundation programme.

Provisional Entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Director/Head of School.

Pre-Requisite:

504.507 Microcontroller Systems 1

This course is part of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) (Level 7).

If your intention is to complete a full programme, please enrol into the programme. Studying an individual Certificate of Proficiency (COP) is not a pathway towards a formal qualification.

Certificate of Proficiency (COP) may be cross credited to a programme however grades achieved through studying a COP are not transferable to a programme.

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Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.