The content of each programme is formulated and prepared to reflect an anticipated need, or in response to a need expressed by the professional community. Information on each pending programme is advertised in the media and in selected professional and trade correspondence. Although the programmes are directed at practicing engineers other interested persons with equivalent background may participate. The Faculty, however, reserves the right to restrict participation as stipulated by specific admission requirements or as it otherwise deems appropriate or necessary. If response warrants, each programme (or some part thereof) is then presented in St. John's (on or off-campus), or in any other centre as required. Instruction is normally the responsibility of a team of university, industry, and government specialists selected for that programme. A participant's successful completion of each programme's requirements is recognized by the University in the form of a testamur, certificate, or diploma as designated to the particular programme.
Further information may be obtained through the office of the Director of Continuing Engineering Education.
A diploma programme is comprised of an integrated series of seminars, short courses and other
study session directed at a specific subject area. A minimum of 250 hours of instruction, given
within a two year period, is required. The core and elective courses comprising each
programme normally have specific evaluation procedures and other requirements for successful
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