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Software Engineering
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Software Engineering Programme
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Basic information concerning the programme:

According to, software engineers have the best jobs of 2011 in the United States, based on factors such as income, working environment, stress, physical demands and job outlook, using Labor Department and Census data. Mid-level software engineers make between $87,000 and $132,000 a year, putting them in the top 25% of the 200 professions studied by income.

"NZ IT Talent Shortage Skyrocketing". (The National Business Review, 23 September 2010)

Otago Software Engineering student wins US$25,000 Fulbright Scholarship.

International PhD fees lowered!
University fees for international PhD students are now the same as domestic fee levels: new international PhD students are accorded domestic status for purposes of tuition fees. The fee policy also allows the children of all international PhD students to attend school without paying international student fees.

For enquires regarding the programme, please contact the Programme Director:

Professor Martin Purvis
Tel: +64 3 479-8318
Fax: +64 3 479-8311

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