Computer Science and Software Engineering
Computer Science and Software Engineering are about designing computer systems to help people do their work efficiently and effectively.
When people think of Computer Science and Software Engineering they often simply think of programming, but there are many more aspects to it. Our department is in the forefront of AI & Machine Learning (for over 25 years), Deep Learning, Data Science, App Development and Mobile Systems, Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics and Drones (autonomous software for robots and drones), Cyber Security, Multi-Agent Systems, Intelligent Tutor Systems, Medical Imaging, Human Computer Interfaces(HCI/GUI), Software Engineering (including Agile Software Development, Software Requirements Engineering, Software Engineering Education, It Project Management, Software Quality, Software Process Improvement), Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Databases, Computer Science Education, Learning Analytics, Active Video Watching, Networking (Mobile, Ad-Hoc, Real-Time, Wireless, Embedded,Optimisation), Sensor Networks, Image Analysis, Computer Music, Compression, Precision Agriculture and Biomedical Image Analysis.
The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE) at the University of Canterbury has a strong international reputation and courses that are reviewed regularly against international standards. Our graduates are in strong demand. Staff are active researchers, with collectively one of the best records of research publications in the Pacific region.
Software Engineering is a discipline in the BE(Hons) a four-year degree with prescribed courses.
Postgraduate study offers better professional qualifications, which are desired by employers.
Weekly seminars, regular speakers and student groups offer chances for wider engagement.
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