computer science


Welcome to Computer Science

There has never been a better time to become qualified in Computer Science - the number of jobs available and the salary levels for graduates continue to rise year by year.

Our focus has always been on great teaching informed by great research, and now that we're in the Owheo building we have a single location for our labs, tutorials and research activities, and state of the art facilities. You can find the Owheo building on this map (PDF).

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

Open the door to your future - explore our web pages to learn more!

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Computer Science : What is it ?

A student at work

See an introduction to Computer Science with Associate Professor Brendan McCane.


Otago Global Exchange Week
16th-20th March - study abroad ...Read More

Study abroad as part of your Otago degree.

To find out more, check the Exchange week events listed here.

Hear HoD Prof Michael Albert
being interviewed about quantum computing ...Read More

As part of a radio interview, hear Head of Department Prof Michael Albert talk about quantum computing research with the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonics and Quantum Technologies (a new Centre of Research Excellence).

Check the link named 'Play' at the bottom of this RadioNZ page to hear the full interview.

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