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School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences

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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.


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).

Design

Design is part of the Department of Computer Science. 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 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.


News

Global experts converge to unleash potential of AI for finance sector

18 Nov 2020

The University of Waikato is launching a new event series designed to showcase the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for specific industries, bringing together leading experts from around the world.


Gallagher scholarship recipient keen to help others through cyber security

9 Nov 2020

Computer science student Leo Oliver-Dowling has been tinkering with computers since he was 13. Now, his skills have been rewarded with a postgraduate scholarship worth $20,000.


Discover AI and help shape New Zealand's future

20 Oct 2020

Do you ever wonder how Siri or Alexa pull information from the web, turn on home appliances and perform everyday tasks for us? It’s all down to Artificial Intelligence (AI) – the ability of machines to seemingly think for themselves.


New research seeks to transform data ecosystems to benefit indigenous peoples

10 Oct 2020

A team of University of Waikato researchers have successfully secured $6m funding over four years in the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Endeavour Fund round.


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Upcoming Events

Seminar: AI and the Future of Finance

30 Nov 2020
Join us as we bring together lead researchers, data practitioners and business leaders to talk about not just these opportunities…

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