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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Emeritus Professor Brian Cox has passed away
Our department's founder and first HOD ...Read More

Emeritus Professor Brian Cox

Emeritus Professor Brian Cox, our department's founder and first Head of Department has passed away today.

For those of you who didn't know him, Brian was Head of Computer Science from its formation as a department in 1984 until he retired in 2000. Before that he was Director of the Computing Centre (now ITS).

His funeral will be on Monday at Hope & Sons at 3pm.

Welcome to our new lecturer
Stefanie Zollmann ...Read More

The Department welcomes our new lecturer Stefanie Zollmann, who has come to us having worked previously with ARL as a senior developer.

Stefanie's staff page.

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