Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Computer Science (BCompSc)

  1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.


  1. Candidates for the Degree must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.

Requirements for the Degree

  1. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is three years.
  2. Candidates must enrol with the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science and follow an approved programme of study.
  3. Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300, or above, with at least 240 points above 100 level and at least 105 points above 200 level.
  4. Candidates may complete a minor by gaining 60 points in any minor subject, including at least 30 points above 100 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the minor in the relevant subject entry in the Subject Regulations.
  5. A paper completed towards the defined requirements of the BCompSc, or a minor cannot be counted towards the requirements of another minor.
  6. Candidates may complete the Bachelor of Computer Science without a minor by completing the papers prescribed in the Computer Science Subject Regulation.

Conjoint Component requirements

  1. Candidates must gain 300 points at 100, 200 and 300 levels, including at least 210 points above 100 level and 105 points above 200 level.
  2. Candidates must complete the requirements of the Bachelor of Computer Science as specified in section 8.


  1. The Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Division or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.