Bachelor of Science (BSc) majoring in Computer Science in The University of Waikato

The University of Waikato

Campus: Hamilton 

Duration: 3 years

Intake: February and July

*Fee: $29,705 approx

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Waikato’s Bachelor of Science (BSc)  offers hands-on experience with some of the most up-to-date and high-tech computing facilities and laboratory equipment including field trips that might include an overnight stay to gather geothermal samples or a week-long bush camp to examine a region’s flora.

Computer Science

Pursuing Computer Science at the University of Waikato, you’ll understand the functioning of software systems and will learn the interaction of computer and people.

The University of Waikato is among the world’s best in computer science, and offers the largest range of advanced computer science courses in New Zealand. this will make you a professional who will create software for the people.

Waikato is globally-recognised our computer science research, and have especially enjoyed success with open source software development.

Students are given opportunity to work alongside internationally-respected academics on a wide range of exciting and innovative research projects in areas such as:

  • Broadband communication
  • Data compression
  • Digital libraries
  • Formal methods
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Machine learning
  • Software engineering
  • Cyber security.
    Career opportunities

  • Web Architect
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Network Architect
  • Computer Animator
  • Mobile App Master
  • Data Miner
  • Usability Architect:
    Eligibility criteria

    Academic eligibility:

    International academic qualification equivalent to NCEA University Entrance

    English language proficiency score:

    1. IELTS (Academic) – 6.0 overall (no band less than 6.0).
    2. iBT (internet based) TOEFL – 79-80 with a score of 20 in writing.
    3. Pearson PTE Academic – 57 with no less than 57 for each communicative skill.

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