What will I learn?

The Institute of IT Professionals NZ (IITP) recognises our Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences as meeting the Seoul Accord.

You benefit from our outstanding facilities and industry connections, including our ICT and Engineering Careers Fair where you can meet representatives from New Zealand’s biggest and most exciting companies, from Datacom and Deloitte to Slingshot and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare. Pair this with the industry research project in your final year, and you have the perfect foundation to launch your career in computer and information sciences.

In the Computer Science major in the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences you learn effective ways to solve computing problems and devise new ways to use computing technologies.

Computer science holds the answers to many questions. The rapid evolution of technology makes computer science an exciting and demanding career option – one with huge job opportunities in New Zealand and around the world.

In the Computer Science major 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.

First-year papers available at the AUT South Campus.
Key features:

  • Skills that are in demand around the world
  • Develop effective ways to solve computing problems
  • Includes a major research project for an industry organisation or research centre

Career opportunities:
Find out more about industry trends, job descriptions and what employers may be looking for.

  • Entrepreneur
  • Industrial researcher
  • Research and development manager
  • Software architect
  • Software designer and implementer

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$30,263.00 (US$ 20,417) per year
Fees are subject to change year to year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

Auckland University of Technology

AUT City Campus,

55 Wellesley Street East,

AUCKLAND,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent to New Zealand Year 13. Students must have achieved the IB Diploma (24 points). English Language Requirements: IELTS score 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; TOEFL iBT score 80; Minimum overall score of 52 in CAE prior to 2015 or a score of 169 in CAE from 2015; or a score of 50 in Pearson (PTE); or B/B+ in Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS); or grade B in GIE.

For international students

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, Digital Technologies, Mathematics, 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.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Taylors College Auckland
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About Auckland University of Technology

AUT is a modern, world-ranked university offering exceptional learning experiences, preparing graduates for successful careers anywhere in the world.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world
  • Ranked 1st in New Zealand for its international outlook
  • AUT has over 60 research institutes and centres
  • A network of 100,000+ alumni across 80 different countries

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