What will I learn?

Mathematical sciences is the key to analysing data and developing algorithms that turn numbers and figures into goals or projections. This is extremely valuable and those that can visualise data are highly sought after. The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences prepares you to take advantage of these growing career opportunities.

Computer science holds the answers to many questions. Study the Computer Science major in the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences, and learn effective ways to solve computing problems and devise new ways to use computing technologies.

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 this 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.
Key features:

  • Global demand for computer science skills
  • Hands-on experience developing technical software
  • Opportunity to complete a research project for an industry organisation

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

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$31,890.00 (US$ 20,355) per year
This fees is for 1st year only

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

Start date

24 February 2020


Auckland University of Technology

AUT City Campus,

55 Wellesley Street East,


Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent to New Zealand Year 13. 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, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

English Language Requirements:

Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 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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Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Taylors College Auckland

About this uni

Ranked in the top 2% of the world’s universities, AUT is the fastest growing university in New Zealand and one of the world’s top young universities

  • Located in Auckland, the 3rd most liveable city in the world
  • 5,400 international students from more than 95 countries
  • One of the world’s top millennial universities
  • Second largest university in New Zealand