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.
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.
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 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.
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.
South Africa has the highest emission intensity in the G20 group of industrialised and developing countries. This threatens its commitment to help slow global warming. This disproportionate contribution is driven by the country’s coal-dependent national electricity utility, Eskom.
Like so many during lockdown, alumnus Alan Chew wanted to help. He put his talents towards developing a contact tracing app, the ideas of which now form the basis of the Government's official contact tracing app, NZ Covid Tracer.
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.
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.