Bachelor of Science, Major in Computer Science (BSc)

University of Waikato

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How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
NZD 6786 per year

How you will study
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Course starts
February, July

International course fees
NZD 29470 per year

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About Bachelor of Science, Major in Computer Science at University of Waikato

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The range of career options available to Bachelor of Science (BSc) graduates isn't surprising when you consider the nature of the degree. It is extremely flexible so you can combine papers to suit your strengths and interests. We keep it general in the first year so that your choice, when you do come to specialise, is an informed one. Transferring from this degree to the BCMS(Hons) is also possible at any stage in your degree.

This qualification may also be studied at the University of Waikato Tauranga, with a major in Biological Sciences or Applied Computing.

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The University of Waikato's School of Science is home to a suite of well-equipped laboratories. Most science papers include weekly laboratory sessions, giving you the chance to put what you've learnt in lectures and tutorials into practice. Our undergraduate students also have the opportunity to use complex research equipment and techniques, such as NMR spectroscopy and DNA sequencing.

The computing facilities at the University of Waikato are among the best in New Zealand, ranging from phones and tablets for mobile application development to cluster computers for massively parallel processing. Computer Science, Mathematics and Data Analytics students will also have 24 hour access to computer labs equipped with all the latest computer software.

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