Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Computer Science in The University of Waikato

The University of Waikato

Campus: Hamilton

Duration: 1 year

Intake: February and July

*Fee: $34,245

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Waikato is globally renowned for our computer science research. Students are made to work alongside internationally-respected academics along with conducting research in: broadband communication, compression of the data, keeping records in digital data and learning methods that are formal in nature, interaction between computer and human, security concerns related to cyber sector. This is all done together with developing software programs for the clients.

Career opportunities

  • Web Architect
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Network Architect
  • Computer Animator
  • Mobile App Master
  • Data Miner
  • Usability Architect
    Entry criteria:


    A relevant Bachelor’s Degree.

    English Proficiency Score:

    1. IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall no less than 6.0 in writing
    2. iBT (internet based) TOEFL – 90 with a score of 22 in writing
    3. Pearson PTE Academic – 65 with no less than 58 for each communicative skill

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