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Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences in Computer Science Major

Key information

Level of study:
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
3 years
Start date: 24-February-2020
Campus:
Auckland University of Technology
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Summary

Mathematical sciences is the key to analysing data and developing algorithms that turn numbers and figures into goals or projections. This is extremely valuable and those that can visualise data are highly sought after. The Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences prepares you to take advantage of these growing career opportunities.

Computer science holds the answers to many questions. Study the Computer Science major in the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences, and learn effective ways to solve computing problems and devise new ways to use computing technologies.

The rapid evolution of technology makes computer science an exciting and demanding career option – one with huge job opportunities in New Zealand and around the world. In this major you explore advanced aspects of technical software, including how to devise computing algorithms for new technologies, and how to develop multi-tasking systems and 3D user interfaces.
Key features:

  • Global demand for computer science skills
  • Hands-on experience developing technical software
  • Opportunity to complete a research project for an industry organisation

Career opportunities:

  • Computer game and 3D graphics programmer
  • Cryptographer
  • Mobile computer systems developer
  • Security analyst
  • Software developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems architect or designer
  • Technical software developer

Entry criteria

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

Useful New Zealand school subjects: Calculus, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

English Language Requirements:

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

Don’t meet the entry requirements?

Consider starting with our Certificate in Science and Technology.

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