Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours, Major in Computer Science (BCMS)

University of Waikato

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The award
BCMS

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
NZD 6786 per year

How you will study
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Course starts
February, July

International course fees
NZD 27975 per year

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About Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours, Major in Computer Science at University of Waikato

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.

In the BCMS(Hons) you can major in:

First-year papers are common across most Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (BCMS) majors which means you can try all in your first year. Because the first three years of the BCMS(Hons) are very similar to the Bachelor of Science (BSc), you can choose when you graduate. You have the option to graduate after three years with a BSc or stay on for an extra year and complete your BCMS(Hons).

In the BCMS(Hons) you will 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.

The BCMS(Hons) is taught by some of New Zealand's leading computing and mathematics researchers, who are kept close to local and international industry developments through regular research and consulting work. We regularly update our papers to reflect this changing environment and match our programmes to Faculty expertise.

Computing facilities at Waikato

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. You will also have 24 hour access to computer labs equipped with all the latest computer software.

Career opportunities

  • Computer Animator
  • Mathematical Modeller
  • Network Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Designer
  • Usability Designer
  • Web Architect

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