computer science

Bachelor of Computer Science

Bachelors Degree BCompSc
computer science

Study a Bachelor of Computer Science at Waikato and develop the skills and thinking to creatively and effectively use technology. Solve challenges faced by businesses and communities and become a leader in the computing and tech industry.

360 points, 3 years


Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)

Why study a BCompSc?

The Bachelor of Computer Science is a specialised, industry aligned, three-year degree where you will gain experience in a wide range of fields. Learn how to identify and solve problems, as well as apply and evaluate solutions and techniques.

You can also choose to take a minor in any subject offered at the University.

Industry Relevant

Graduates of the Bachelor of Computer Science are ‘industry ready’ and have the capability to design and implement creative solutions in diverse technological contexts.  Students complete a work-integrated learning paper in their third year, and can also elect to complete a larger work placement to further develop their real-world experience. If students choose this option then help in securing a placement will be provided by our Work-Integrated Learning Team.

Career Opportunities

  • Programmer
  • Software Architect
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Engineer
  • User experience (UX) designer
  • Mobile/app developer
  • Network Engineer

360 points, 3 years


Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)

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School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences

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