Massey provides you with the technical skills and knowledge to take your place in the fastest-growing industry in the world.
Connect with the industry while you study for a head start in software development.
Massey’s Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) will give you the applied skills and knowledge to become a sought-after ICT professional, able to take on a wide variety of roles in the software industry.
Massey teaches students the applied skills and knowledge needed to succeed.
Massey is the only university in New Zealand specializing in the C and C++ programming languages that are highly sought after by employers.
You’ll also learn Java, Python, SQL and other languages. Every computer science course includes practical assignments.
Massey has close ties with the innovative and rapidly expanding software companies based in North Auckland.
These companies offer opportunities for internships, industry projects, holiday work and possible employment offers.
You’ll also be involved in creating websites and applications for charities and voluntary organisations.
The Computer Science major focuses on hardware, software, algorithms and programming.
You will learn how computer systems work and how to create efficient algorithms to solve challenging problems.
You will learn several programming languages and gain the skills and experience to confidently start a career in software development. Topics on offer include:
• data structures and algorithms • embedded programming • object-oriented programming
• computer graphics • games programming • machine learning
• concurrent programming • web applications • computer networking
• mobile applications
Note: July start will take 3.5 years to complete.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,160|
Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.
|English Test||English for Academic Purposes 1||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English Entry||IELTS||5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)||5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)|
|iBT TOEFL||40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)||50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)|
|PTE||38 overall||46 overall|
|EAP1||10 weeks||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|EAP2||10 weeks||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.
The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.
If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.
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