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.


Waikato appoints three new Professors

25 Jan 2022

University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has announced promotion to Professor for three academics, and seven promotions to Associate Professor.

Sir William and Lady Judi Gallagher announce further support for University of Waikato with new scholarship

29 Nov 2021

Hamilton philanthropists Sir William and Lady Judi Gallagher will fund eight new scholarships a year to support students studying across a range of subjects.

International alumnus working to minimise cyber security threats

25 Nov 2021

With cyber security threats on the rise, University of Waikato alumnus Eric Wang is working hard to protect New Zealand organisations from the challenges they face in an increasingly digitised world.

Thanks to Waikato, Youyou Gao is now where she's always wanted to be

22 Nov 2021

Originally from Hefei, China, Youyou Gao thrived at the University of Waikato studying computer graphic design.

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