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Computer science forms the basis for all information technology - it is central to our modern society

Computer scientists analyse, design and implement computer algorithms and systems

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and carry out cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence, computer graphics and vision, information retrieval and computer systems. Our students enjoy studying in our state of the art labs in the modern Owheo building.

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We teach programming, algorithms, web design, operating systems, databases and computer networks and have award-winning lecturers.

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The Department’s expertise is wide ranging and our graduates go on to successful careers in the burgeoning IT sector in Dunedin and beyond.

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About us

We pride ourselves on providing a supportive environment for learning. Our curriculum closely follows the ACM/IEEE computer science curriculum, and as such our graduates are equal to computer science graduates from the best universities in the world.