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/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.


Industry CEO proud to support opportunities for female STEM students

8 Sep 2021

A new scholarship has been established to support female students studying STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects at the University of Waikato.

Inspiring more Māori students into science and technology career pathways

11 Aug 2021

Hundreds of Māori high school students will soon be inspired to take up STEMM subjects and careers, as part of a new collaboration agreement announced today between the University of Waikato and Pūhoro Charitable Trust, and supported by the Ministry of Education.

Cybersecurity studies ticket to new role for international alumnus

4 Aug 2021

After working in the IT industry in India for nearly a decade, Giridharan Selvanathan decided to upskill with a Master of Cyber Security Studies at the University of Waikato.

Studies at Waikato paved the way to an IT career for international student

2 Aug 2021

Emily Nguyen, from Vietnam, had heard great things about the University of Waikato before she started studying here. Now, she has a Bachelor of Design and is working in a dream job in Wellington.

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