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Otago's unique Applied Science degrees link the excitement of science and the power of technology with the challenges of business. Applied Science programs help graduates to become innovative thinkers with an entrepreneurial spirit, the very attributes successful New Zealanders are well-known for. As a graduate you'll be in better control of your career, able to contribute to the success of any organisation. And if innovation attracts you, an Applied Science degree combined with work experience will provide the right background if you decide to start your own business.
Why study Computational Modelling?
Being able to formulate a real-world problem, develop the model and then use computers to find a theoretical solution is a powerful and rewarding skill set. Computational Modelling has relevance to a huge variety of fields, and people with these skills are highly sought after.
Computational Modelling is being increasingly recognised and valued as applicable in a growing number of sectors.
Career prospects in Computational Modelling are excellent. Opportunities abound in all areas of product development, financial modelling and business, physical and health science, animal and plant science, process engineering, food technology, design, telecommunications, software development, and information technology.
Chances are you’ll begin your career by joining an existing firm. You could work for a large company, helping them with the development of their own products.
Consultancy is one of the fastest growing career options for many scientific disciplines. Consultancy work is project based, with plenty of variety and opportunities for travel.
Your skills will also make you a valuable asset to any engineering firm, and with your advanced programming abilities, there will also be plenty of scope to work in the computer industry. With the business knowledge you gained during your degree, and some industry experience under your belt, you’ll be well qualified to become your own boss, if you want to start your own innovative business venture.
Note: July commencement may be possible, although the duration of the qualification may be longer, or paper selection may be limited.
We recognise many other qualifications as equivalent to the New Zealand qualification for entrance.
We also accept the following international qualifications:
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