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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.


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Esports scholarship winner looks to gaming during lockdown

8 Apr 2020

If there’s one activity that can flourish during the country’s current lockdown, it’s esports. And University of Waikato student Luke Horan knows this all too well.


Cyber security project led by the University of Waikato receives $2m from MBIE

2 Apr 2020

A team of University of Waikato cyber security researchers have received $2m in Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) funding via the Catalyst: Strategic Fund.


Waikato researcher helps bridge gap for Māori students in NCEA

31 Mar 2020

A University of Waikato academic who has become a pioneer for te reo Māori in technology is part of a project that aims to normalise te reo Māori in NCEA learning.


Cambridge’s history reimagined thanks to mobile app

16 Mar 2020

One of Waikato University’s computer science experts has created an app that’s helping to reimagine the history of Cambridge, New Zealand.


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