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Computer scientists design and implement programs and systems

With a worldwide shortage of Information Technology professionals Otago Computer Science graduates are in high demand both locally and globally

Our graduates go on to rewarding careers in every aspect of science, commerce, government, education, and media. Exciting roles include programmers, software engineers, systems analysts, network managers, web programmers, database administrators, and digital content creators.

The University of Otago is ranked among the best universities in the world in the field of Computer Science and Information Systems, and number one for research in New Zealand (PBRF latest evaluation 2018).

Explore what makes Science at Otago so special

It’s not just our people – the experts in their fields and passionate students – but also the places we teach and learn: Otago Harbour, Fiordland, Stewart Island, Antarctica and the Pacific that mean our students leave here with highly sought-after skills and experiences.