With a focus on the digital world, we combine the best of electronics and software to fully equip you for a professional career in this rapidly developing area.

Our industry-focused programmes will start you on practical projects while learning the current theory—help make robots to explore damaged buildings, design large scale networks or develop mobile communication systems.

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Computer Graphics

Gain the technical skills you need to create computer graphics for film and television, computer games and the web.

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  • Computer Graphics

Electronics and Computer Systems

From smartphones to drones—study Electronics and Computer Systems at Victoria and learn to design and build the systems that are shaping our world.

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  • Electronic and Computer Systems
  • Electronic and Computer System Engineering

Networking and Security

Study Networking and Security and learn to design and build strong, safe information networks.

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  • Network Engineering

Software and Computer Science

Study Software Engineering and Computer Science and be at the forefront of the information revolution.

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  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Cybersecurity Engineering

Chair in Sustainable Energy Systems

The newly established Chair supports the transition to sustainable energy of the New Zealand and regional economy, and society.

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Victoria Engineering student, Gina, standing on a hill at the West Wind farm in Makara, Wellington.

Teaching Excellence

Dean of Engineering, Dale Carnegie receives a Teaching Excellence Award—one of the highest teaching honours in the profession.

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  • Apply now: Huawei 2018 Seeds for the Future programme

    We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Victoria University of Wellington and Huawei 2018 Seeds for the Future Programme. The programme provides a vital link between classroom learning and the type of real world situations students will face once they enter the workforce. It aims to challenge and inspire students who are considering a future in technology, and to provide an ...

  • Faculty of Engineering researchers announced as finalists for commercialisation funding

    Two Victoria University of Wellington academics were announced as among the twelve finalists for the 2018 KiwiNet Awards, which celebrate successful commercialisation of science research in New Zealand. Deputy Director of the University’s Robinson Research Institute Dr Rod Badcock is a finalist along with several Chinese research and business partners for their high speed train travel project, which ...

  • Staff profile: Dr Bing Xue

    Dr Bing Xue’s successful research path in computer science began with a Masters in Management in Shenzhen University in China “During my Masters, I studied data mining,” Dr Xue says. “I was intrigued by the data and computer science techniques we studied, which are so useful and can make life so convenient. I came to Victoria University to complete my PhD and work with a top research group in my area ...

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