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Admission to Undergraduate Programme
Quicklinks: Graduate Programme | Women in Software Engineering

Background Required for entry to the BAppSc programme in Software Engineering:

For ease of entry into the Software Engineering Programme, students should normally have previously studied those courses that prepare one for college-level studies in science and engineering. First year university courses that are required for entry into the second-year Software Engineering Programme courses are

  Information Technology: Introduction to information technology and computer programming (COMP 160 and BSNS 106)
  Mathematics: Algebra, vector geometry, matrices, differential and integral calculus (MATH 151, 160, 170, or BSNS 102)

Admission to the Programme:
Students are able to enrol in the Software Engineering Bachelor of Applied Science degree programme in their first year.

See the official Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Applied Science with Honours (BAppSc(Hons))

General Information about studying at the University of Otago

Financial assistance available for students

Information for International Students

  • If you have either New Zealand or Australian Residency or Citizenship, you are therefore a domestic student and should contact 'Student Administration'.
  • International Admission: For information concerning how to apply as an international study, go to this Web site.

Study Abroad -- Study Abroad provides the opportunity for study on a semester or yearly basis with potential to transfer credit to your home institution.

Student Exchange Programme -- Exchange Programmes provide for the exchange of Otago and overseas students on reciprocal basis. This section includes information on current exchange partners.

Other Information:

University of Otago Foundation Year -- The Foundation Year Programme at the University of Otago offers international students pre-university study in subjects relevant to the courses offered by New Zealand and Australian universities, as well as English language preparation for university study.

The University of Otago Language Centre -- primarily caters for students needing to improve English proficiency levels prior to beginning studies in Dunedin and for those wanting the experience of living and learning in an English speaking country.

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