Introduction to Engineering Design

Course code ENG1100

This course fosters creativity and introduces conceptual design, sustainable design in engineering, industrial design, computer aided design and dratfing early in the course.  Early training and practice in the engineering design method, introduction to engineering handbooks and commercial catalogues is necessary for a foundation to which you can relate future studies in the more advanced courses of the qualification.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 5  
    Credits 15 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.125  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 27 Jan 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 8-9 hours study time per week for each 15 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $738 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

This course requires the use of CAD. You are advised to become familiar with a 2D CAD program before the start of the course.


There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.