Welcome to the Department of Computer Science


Welcome to New Zealand's leading computer science department. We pride ourselves on the excellence of our staff and our students.

2018 Summer Research Scholarships

Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to gain valuable research experience, enhance your career opportunities and work with leading researchers in the Department of Computer Science. Apply by 3 August.

Come to your Orientation Day

Are you joining the Faculty of Science in semester two? We look forward to welcoming all new students on their Orientation Day: 11 July for postgraduates and 13 July for undergraduate students.

Take a look at what you can study

From an introduction to practical computing to security for smart devices, studying with the Department of Computer Science will help you develop the skills to shape our future. View and download our handbooks.

  • Postgraduate orientation day July 2018 Event as iCalendar
    11 July 2018
    The Faculty of Science would like to welcome incoming postgraduate students to the University of Auckland. We look forward to seeing you at the Semester One Postgraduate Orientation held on the City Campus Wednesday 11 July.
  • Undergraduate orientation day July 2018 Event as iCalendar
    13 July 2018, 8:30am
    The Faculty of Science looks forward to seeing you at the Semester Two Undergraduate Orientation held on the City Campus. All undergraduate students are welcome to attend this year's programme of activities and events starting at the John Hood Plaza in the Owen G Glenn Building.
  • Media SAVVY workshops for Māori researchers
    28 June 2018
    The Science Media Centre offers fully-funded Media SAVVY workshops for Māori researchers, supported by Curious Minds – He Hihiri i te Mahara. Applications for the next workshop on 3 and 4 September are open now. Find out more.
  • Entries open for New Zealand's most illustrious science prize
    20 June 2018
    Entries for the 2018 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes are now open, with New Zealand’s most talented established and emerging scientists, science teachers and science communicators able to apply for awards worth a combined value of $1 million across five categories.
  • New criteria for Science Journalism Fund | applications open
    18 June 2018
    Round three of the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism fund is open with new eligibility criteria in place. Applications from science communicators and those with an interest in science-related reporting (but no previous experience) will now be accepted. Grants range from $500 to $5000. Applications close 27 July.
  • Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity
    10 April 2018
    The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.