Study computer and information sciences with us and choose from a wide range of programmes that prepare you for careers spanning everything from telecommunications to education, and healthcare to finance.
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.
Applicants will automatically be offered a place in this programme if they have gained University Entrance and have one or more subjects from Calculus, Mathematics, Statistics at NCEA level 3.
All other applicants who have met the admission requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students who do not have the above background may be directed to take certain papers in their first year of study.
Interview may be required.
Consider starting with our Certificate in Science and Technology.
Certificate in Science and Technology
IT Service Science, Networks and Security, Software Development: You can study the full degree at the AUT South Campus.
Other majors: First-year papers available at the AUT South Campus.
You complete eight papers as an introduction to computer and information sciences before focusing on a chosen major in Year 2 and 3.
You specialise in your chosen major. You develop strong technical knowledge in IT, creative problem-solving skills and the ability to analyse, design and maintain IT solutions. You gain professional skills and knowledge in programming, IT infrastructure and networks, communication and teamwork, project management, ethics and professional practice, security and information systems.
In Year 3, you work on a real-life research and development project, which may involve software development or commercial research for organisations like Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Ltd, Eagle Technology and FutureTech.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.