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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  • Technological breakthrough for monitoring and predicting landslides

    New technology from a student led research project at Victoria University looks set to revolutionise the way geotechnical engineers monitor and predict landslides, potentially helping to save countless lives and cut costs. Engineering and Computer Science student Jonathan Olds was looking for a research project for his Master’s and his supervisor, Professor of Network Engineering in the School of Engineering ...

  • A year in reflection from Dean of Engineering, Professor Dale Carnegie

    Dean of Engineering, Professor Dale Carnegie, wraps up a busy 2017 and prepares for 2018… It’s December already (or maybe–finally) and as everything starts to wind down, I’d like to reflect on the past year and look towards the future. It’s certainly been a busy and extremely productive year for the Faculty of Engineering. We have achieved an enormous amount. First to mention is our tremendous rate ...

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Introducing Adrian Pekar to ECS

    Name? Adrian Pekar. Born in? Kralovsky Chlmec, Slovakia. Lived in? Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, New Zealand. First job? Data Centre and Network Function Virtualization Engineer. Position at VUW? Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Key research interests? Network Traffic Classification, Management and Engineering, QoS, IPFIX/NetFlow, Software Defined Networking, Data Centre and Network Function Virtualization ...

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