Communications and Network Engineering

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If you have an interest in the internet, and specifically in the "internet of things", the design and implementation of computer networks, and in a wide range of communications, the minor in Communications and Network Engineering would be a good choice to complement your Computer Engineering degree.

Aotearoa New Zealand has a larger number of internet providers, communication and networking equipment manufacturers, and infrastructure providers, spanning both major exporters and smaller companies. A number of these companies are based in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Currently, there is a shortage of computer engineers to fulfil the roles in this area and a need to increase the number of graduates with these skills.

Employment opportunities for graduates in this field are extensive, especially in the overseas marketplace.

Students study towards the Communications and Network Engineering minor alongside Computer Engineering in the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours.

Contact us

Te Tari Pūhanga Hangarau | Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone +64 3 369 3366 or +64 3 369 4419

Levels 3 and 5, Link building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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