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Computer scientists analyse, design and implement computer algorithms and systems

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

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and carry out cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence, computer graphics and vision, information retrieval and computer systems.

Graduates go on to rewarding careers in every aspect of science, commerce, government, education, research and media. Exciting roles include programmers, software engineers, systems analysts, network managers, consultants and advisers, web programmers, interface designers and database administrators.

With a degree in computer science the variety of your opportunities is limited only by your own imagination and ambition.

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.