12 months
42801 USD/year
10530 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Enhance your career with a Master of Computer Science (MCompSc) from the Victoria University of Wellington. This flexible coursework and project-based programme will put you at the forefront of innovation in a rapidly developing industry.


Key facts

Gain specialist knowledge of computer science theories, methods and strategy, and build on your skills in computing architecture, construction, engineering and design. The Computer Science programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .

Examine networks, software, tools and packages, and learn more about a range of programming languages and computer-based systems. Study emerging technology and explore concepts that will form the foundations of future innovations.

You can choose to focus on Computer Science courses or on Network Engineering or Software Engineering. Or choose a broad combination of all three to suit your interests and career goals.

PhD study

The coursework-based MCompSc is not a usual pathway to PhD study; however, if you also have extensive professional experience and wish to explore this route, you should contact the programme director to discuss it.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computer Program Design
  • Computational Logic
  • Data Structures
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms Stimulation and Stochastic Models
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Mining and Neural Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree or extensive professional experience.
  • You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42801 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42801 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10530 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Estimated international fee :NZ$59,171 for the full programme
  • Estimated domestic fees : NZ$14,558 for the full programme

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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