Computing & Mathematical Sciences

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Our aim is to prepare you for a wide variety of careers, equipping you with the skills for academic and professional success. Read More

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We welcome all of our potential new students and look forward to seeing you complete your studies and go on to future success in your careers. Read More

Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Waikato has a strong international reputation for both its 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 250 world ranking by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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.


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 three majors: Communication Design Interface Design, and Media Design.


New position tackles the frontiers of cyber security

6 Mar 2018

The University of Waikato is breaking new ground in cyber security, establishing a new Professorial role that will focus on risk assessment research and delivery.

Milestone for cyber security education

4 Mar 2018

University of Waikato first in New Zealand to train internationally-renowned (ISC)2 certifications.

Learning more about the blockchain

28 Feb 2018

Computer scientist Professor Steve Reeves has set up what’s believed to be New Zealand’s first blockchain researchers’ group.

Bug buster extraordinaire

2 Feb 2018

Tracking down a bug in one of the world's most popular mobile systems has launched a Waikato PhD student into the Google Hall of Fame.

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Upcoming Events

Cyber Security and Modern Business Short Course

22 Mar 2018
This short course provides Directors, CEOs and Managers with a practical toolkit to take back to their businesses, building understanding…

Seminar: Trust and Taonga: might blockchain be a good way to preserve cultural treasure?

27 Mar 2018
This seminar first introduces the underlying ideas behind, and then some properties of, blockchain. We will include a little history…

Training: NZISCS (ISC)2 CISSP CBK Seminar

30 Apr 2018
The CISSP certification is ideal for security practitioners, managers and executives interested in proving their knowledge across a wide array…

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