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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Major

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree

Duration

3 years

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023

Campus

Auckland University of Technology

Summary

Studying a Bachelor of Science is guaranteed to quench your thirst for knowledge about the world, and will be the start of a lifelong career in science.

Study with us and you have access to some of the best lecturers in New Zealand and state-of-the-art equipment. You’ll have lots of opportunities to apply your knowledge in the lab or on field trips. Our strong links with the scientific community extend right across the world – making it easy for you to transition from university to your career.

The rapid evolution of technology makes computer science an exciting and demanding career option – one with huge job opportunities. Study the Computer Science major in the Bachelor of Science.

In the Computer Science major you learn effective ways to solve computing problems and devise new ways to use computing technologies. You explore advanced aspects of technical software, including how to devise computing algorithms for new technologies, and how to develop multi-tasking systems and 3D user interfaces.
Key features:

  • Global demand for computer science skills
  • Hands-on experience developing technical software
  • Combine this major with other Bachelor of Science majors

Career opportunities:

  • Computer game and 3D graphics programmer
  • Cryptographer
  • Mobile computer systems developer
  • Security analyst
  • Software developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems architect or designer
  • Technical software developer

Entry criteria

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

Useful New Zealand school subjects: Calculus, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

English Language requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 80; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with B/B+ grade; GIE with B grade; CAE minimum overall score of 169; PTE minimum overall score of 50.

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