computer science


Welcome to Computer Science

There has never been a better time to become qualified in Computer Science - both the number of jobs available and the salary levels for graduates are projected to rise - see our employment resources page.

Our focus is on great teaching informed by great research, using state of the art facilities in the Owheo building.

Our graduates find that a multitude of professions are open to them - in the legal, financial and business fields through to games development, software engineering and computer graphics.

Computer Science: what is it? See an introduction to Computer Science with Associate Professor Brendan McCane.

Open the door to your future - explore this site to learn more!

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Email is a primary form of communication between staff and students in this department, so please check it regularly ...Read More

Email is the means with which the department keeps in touch with you. You may be sent updates to assignment specifications, notification that an assignment has been marked, even invitations to social events via this email account. You may communicate with class reps via our local mailing lists. Because the department uses email to communicate with you, you must read it regularly; we recommend at least once a day.

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Let's Talk Science
Brainwaves are the Future: Anxiety, Telekinesis and the Mind ...Read More

Let's talk Science (featuring A/P Zhiyi Huang)
Brainwaves are the Future: Anxiety, Telekinesis and the Mind

ATOM, previously SciCo, is an OUSA-affiliated club aiming to provide learning and social events for science students. They have an upcoming event called Let's Talk Science where two University researchers (AP Zhiyi Huang and Prof Neil McNaughton) are speaking about their exciting research on brainwaves and the implications of it for us as students. This event is on the Wednesday 23rd of March at 5.30pm in Quad 4.

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