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School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences

Rorohiko Me Ngā Pūtaiao Pāngarau

About Us

About Us

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.

Study With Us

Study With Us

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/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

The beginnings of Computer Programming at the University

30 Jul 2021

Keith Jones was a student at the University of Waikato in the 1960s when the first computer arrived and he was instrumental in helping University staff learn about a computer and how to use it.


White hat hacker and cybersecurity graduate protects NZ businesses online

30 Jun 2021

Master of Cyber Security student Michael Tsai spends his days trolling client systems, searching for weak spots in IT systems. As a 'white hat hacker' he made quite a discovery during his internship.


New book extols the value of high-class New Zealand soils

10 Jun 2021

A ground-breaking new book, The Soils of Aotearoa New Zealand, will launch during the joint New Zealand-Australia soils conference on Monday 28 June at the University of Waikato.


Waikato grad and data-mining expert creates internship opportunities

29 Apr 2021

Computer science alumna Lin-Yi Chou has come full circle – where once she was a student at the University of Waikato, she’s now well into the workforce and employing Waikato students in her role as data scientist practice lead at Genesis Energy.


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