FastPath into Engineering and Product Design

Take the fast path into Engineering and Product Design degrees at the University of Canterbury. It’s a three-stage path. Hagley offers stage 1 - Maths and Physics Integrated from June to November. You must have prior approval to enrol in this course. Please see contact details below.

STARTS 21 June 2023

ELIGIBILITY: Those aged 20+ considering a change in career, perhaps as a result of the impact of COVID-19.

Stage 1 – Te Puna Wai o Waipapa Hagley College After 3 Programme: 21st June – 4th November

  • Pre-UC Mathematics course (Tuesdays 6-9pm, from 27th June)
  • Pre-UC Physics and Maths integrated course (Wednesdays 5-9pm, from 21st  June. 2 hours additional online)
  • Blend of online and face-to-face delivery
  • Visits to UC to meet teachers from Stage 2 Transitions programme

Pre-requisite: NCEA Level 1 Math, with algebra fundamentals

Stage 2 University of Canterbury Transitions Programme: 7th November 2023 – February 2024

7th November – 18th December: TRNS007 Preparatory Mathematics

January – Feb:  TRNS008 Fundamentals of Physics

TRNS017 Mathematics with Calculus (for Engineering) or

TRNS006 Chemistry: An introduction to atoms, bonding, and reactions (for Product Design)

  • Blend of online and face-to-face delivery

Stage 3 University of Canterbury College of Engineering 1st year degree study: from February 2024

Use the Physics and Mathematics skills you have learned to begin your journey into Engineering or Product Design degrees (BE(Hons) or BProdDesign).

Student advisors in the College of Engineering will design a customised first year course of study based on your Stage 1 and 2 performance and your future aspirations. There are a range of engineering and product design disciplines to choose from. Work experience will be taken into account.

Programme features

  • Support – Advice and guidance from early on in your pathway about study options, demands and expectations, particularly in Mathematics
  • Skill development – Develop study habits and strategies for success at degree level
  • Connections – Grow an established network of fellow students through the cohort progressing together, and become familiar with UC campus, learning systems and people

For more information click here for UC

To Enrol Contact

UC Pathways Team | Joanna Leahy 03 369 3350

Hagley Tertiary Transitions Programme | 03 379 3090