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Applied Computing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #266 (QS) Hamilton, New Zealand
Applied Computing at University of Waikato emphasises hands-on opportunities to gain competence with a range of technologies including databases, website development tools, and visual software development environments. You will learn to use these tools to solve real problems, focusing on business applications.
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Overview

Why to study

Since computing is a fast-changing field, you will also develop skills to keep up to date with new technologies, including skills in new software – by building on what you know about how software-based systems work.

Applied Computing at the University of Waikato is where computing, science, design, and society meet. You will learn how technologies are integrated to build systems, how to find out what your customers' software needs are, and how to design useful and usable software.

Career opportunities

  • Database Administration
  • IT Consultant
  • Software Tester
  • Web Application Developer
  • Software Companies
  • Web Development Firms

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile Computing and the Internet of Things
  • Advanced Database Concepts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31795 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31795 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    7130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7130 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Fees (International): $29,705-$31,795 per year

Living costs for Hamilton

  • 1470 - 2020 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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