There’s never been a better time to study computer science. Our students are inspired by some of the sharpest minds, who are leading cutting-edge research on some of the most pressing challenges and exciting opportunities of our times.
Our Computer Science team is on the cutting edge of AI and big data with renowned expertise in machine learning – universities around the world use our resources and our research to guide their teaching. We’re also forging new frontiers in cyber security to keep people’s data safe, as well as working with communities to bring content, like historical records, to life, using our open source digital library system called Greenstone.
We're proud to be recognised among the best in the world with a current top 300 QS world ranking, and we're passionate about enabling our students to be solving real-life problems from day one.
Lead the digital charge
At Waikato, we welcome students into a community full of innovative thinkers. Our students work alongside internationally respected Computer Science experts to lead the digital charge.
Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (Hons)
Master of Cyber Security
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At Waikato, we know technology has the power to improve our world. We're working with the people, for the people, every day.
OMEN Esports Arena
The University of Waikato has made New Zealand history by launching the first university-based esports facility, the OMEN Esports Arena.
Retrofitted with high-end gaming computers, gaming chairs and a big screen TV for game streaming and console gaming, the esports arena serves as a dedicated space for on-campus gaming enthusiasts.