Master of Science (RESEARCH) in Computer Science in The University of Waikato

The University of Waikato

Campus: Hamilton

Duration: 1 to 1.5 years.

*Fee: $34,245with 120 points approx

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The University Of Waikato is internationally recognised for the research conducted in the field of Computer Sciences. At this place, you develop research skills; learn how to collect the data and analysis of it with writing the critical review of any literature related to it. The degree demands 60 points for the paper which are taught to the student and 120 in addition for the thesis the student will be preparing along with studying the course.

By Studying the M.Sc(Research)in Computer Science at Waikato University, you’ll get to work at lab and field, more one-on-one time with renowned academics and will have hands on the research equipment of world class.

Along with studying everything related to Computer Science, you’ll be able to conduct your own research that will be purely authentic. This will help you to grow yourself independently along with doing research in the zone that catches your interest. In order to deliver the best to your clients, you’ll be made efficient to create new software programmes ensuring that they’re easy to use.

One may conduct their research in the following fields: Digital libraries, Formal methods, Human-computer interaction, Machine learning, Data compression, Broadband communication, Software engineering, Cyber security etc.

Career opportunities

  • Web Architect
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Network Architect
  • Computer Animator
  • Mobile App Master
  • Data Miner
  • Usability Architect
  • Entry criteria
    A relevant Bachelors level qualification or equivalent or Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma.

    English Proficiency Score:

    1. IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing)
    2. iBT (internet based) TOEFL – 90 with a score of 22 in writing
    3. Pearson PTE Academic – 65 with no less than 58 for each communicative skill

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