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Computing and Mathematical Sciences: July 2019

A new qualification from our School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences can open up career paths from design to cyber security. Get started in July.

Whether you're new to university or looking to start a Masters degree, you don't need to wait for 2020. In July you can start studying towards a broad range of degrees.


Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours

4 years | Hamilton

New Zealand’s only computing and mathematical science degree taught over four years. This extra year allows the chance to drill more deeply into specialist areas and add complementary papers.

If you enjoy tinkering with technology, designing new things and solving complex problems the Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (Honours) gives you the chance to explore many fields which are in high-demand.

Benefit from practical, project based papers which will equip you with the technical, communication and practical skills for a career in a field of numerous international opportunities.

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    Bachelor of Design

    3 years | Hamilton

    Develop a comprehensive understanding of Design and its role in the process of innovation.

    A Bachelor of Design equips graduates to use a variety of skills to operate in a wide range of social contexts using a diverse array of media.

    Graduates will have the capability to articulate effective design solutions in the contemporary technological context. Gain a solid understanding of design methods and theories together with advanced technical skills.

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      Master of Information Technology

      1 - 1.5 years | Hamilton, Tauranga

      Move beyond the theoretical through to supervised project-based learning and on-the-job experience with an industry partner with the MInfoTech.

      The course's main feature is the industry internship paper which gives you industry experience for one whole semester.  As an intern you will be mentored and supported by your employer and University supervisor, as you work on a real-world problem in an industry team setting.

      Our aim is to ensure you move beyond the classroom and into professional work situations with a full complement of employable IT skills.

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        Master of Computer Graphic Design

        1.5 years | Hamilton

        The Master of Computer Graphic Design (MCGD) is an advanced degree focusing on graphic design theory, technology and original research.

        Build on the unique combination of design and coding skills developed during the Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design (BCGD).

        The MCGD provides an opportunity for you to plan, develop and carry out a large scale design research project. This will enable you to collaborate with other students and academics, and to work with members of the professional design industry.

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          Master of Cyber Security

          1.5 years | Hamilton

          Develop the skills you'll need to become a specialist in this internationally sought-after area.

          As you work towards your Master of Cyber Security (MCS), you'll develop a thorough understanding of the technical, legal, policy and management aspects of cyber security. You'll learn about cloud computing technologies and computer infrastructure, as well as the law relating to cyber security.

          You'll gain skills relating to detecting security breaches, preventative security and offensive security. This includes computer system penetration testing. You'll learn how to think innovatively and develop the ability to apply your knowledge so you can work at an advanced level as a professional in cyber security.

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          Get in touch for study advice

          University of Waikato

          Phone: 0800 924 528 (within NZ) or +64 7 856 2889
          Email: info@waikato.ac.nz
          Location: Student Centre (M Block), Hamilton (Map)

          Computer Science

          Phone: +64 7 838 2041
          Email: cms@waikato.ac.nz
          Website: cs.waikato.ac.nz