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Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences - Analytics Major

Key information

Level of study:
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
3 years
Start date: 25-February-2019
Campus:
Auckland University of Technology
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Summary

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.

First-year papers available at the AUT South Campus.

Analytical skills are essential in today’s business environment. Study the Analytics major in the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences, and gain key skills in sophisticated predictive modelling and quantitative and statistical analysis.

The ability to analyse data using appropriate statistical, mathematical and computational techniques is highly sought after in New Zealand and internationally. Career options include sales analysis, customer profile analysis, data analysis for research projects or analysis of financial trends. Our close links with organisations like Statistics NZ give you relevant insights into current industry thinking and hands-on experience for your career.

Key features:

  • Analytical skills are in demand in many industries
  • Close links with Statistics NZ
  • Includes a major research project for companies like Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Ltd, Eagle Technology and FutureTech

Career opportunities:

  • Biostatistician
  • Business/quality/statistical analyst
  • Government statistician
  • Industrial forecaster
  • Logistics or quality analyst
  • Secondary teacher

Entry criteria

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

Preferred New Zealand school subjects:

  • Calculus, Digital Technologies, Mathematics, Statistics

Guaranteed entry:

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 or equivalent.

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.

English Language requirements:

Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; 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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