Highway Design and Maintenance

MG6014

This online course will enable learners to develop knowledge of road pavement design, roading project evaluations, asset management, road maintenance and management.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $780 NZ Domestic
    $1,987 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 2 & 3 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Exam dates
    2022
    Trimester 3, 15 Feb 2023
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Evaluate the road transportation funding mechanisms and the feasibility of roading projects
  • Design the geometrical and structural components of a road.
  • Evaluate road maintenance solutions/techniques and develop a simple road maintenance strategy
  • Evaluate asset management and road maintenance management fundamentals.

Assessment:

  • 50% internally assessed
  • 50% examination. 

For more information about exams, including a full list of exam times go to our exam page:

Assessment for this course includes an examination

Open Polytechnic will, subject to you meeting the entry requirements for this course/programme, enrol you in this course.

Your enrolment in the course means that you should expect to complete an in-person examination.

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Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

Dec
2023
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul

Trimester 2 enrolment dates

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20 Jun 2023
3 Jul 2023
22 Oct 2023
Aug
Sep
Oct

Trimester 3 enrolment dates

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17 Oct 2023
30 Oct 2023
18 Feb 2024
Nov
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $780 NZ Domestic
    $1,987 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 2 & 3 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Exam dates
    2022
    Trimester 3, 15 Feb 2023
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us