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School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences

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Our aim here at the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences is to prepare you for a wide variety of careers, equipping you with the skills for academic and professional success.

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We welcome all of our potential new students to the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and look forward to seeing you complete your studies and go on to future success in your careers.


Departments of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Both the Departments of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Waikato have a strong international reputation for both their teaching and research. We are proud to be recognised as among the best in the world in the area of Computer Science and Information Systems - with a top 300 world ranking by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).


Department of Design

The study of Design comprises a well-balanced combination of analytical, technological and creative abilities. University of Waikato Bachelor of Design (BDes) graduates are trained to use a variety of skills to operate in a wide range of social contexts using a diverse array of media.  You can choose from four majors: Communication Design, Industrial Design Interface Design and Media Design.


Department of Mathematics

Employers recognise University of Waikato Mathematics graduates for their analytical and problem solving skills as well as their high level of numeracy, which are critical skills for a broad range of jobs.

Studying Statistics at the University of Waikato will help you to become a critical decision maker in industry.  You'll know how to collect and analyse data to lead organisations to informed decisions rather than just hunches or guesses.


News

Blue/Green Tech Lab opens in Tauranga

16 May 2022

Tech week – New Zealand’s festival of technology and innovation – kicked off in Tauranga last night (16 May) with the opening of a brand new aquaculture and horticulture collaboration, University of Waikato’s Blue/Green Tech Lab.


University and iwi collaborate on waiata app

16 May 2022

A collaboration between researchers from the University of Waikato’s School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (SCMS) and a Bay of Plenty iwi has given rise to an app that preserves and celebrates waiata (songs) unique to the tribe.


First Dean of Computing and Maths passes away

8 Mar 2022

The University of Waikato’s first Dean of the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, John Turner, has passed away aged 93.


Scholarship empowers women in STEM

7 Mar 2022

Engineering student Isobella Nicholls and Computing and Mathematical Science student Courtney Wilson are the inaugural winners of the TOMRA Fresh Food Scholarship for Women in STEM.


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