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Take your capabilities to the next level with in-depth study of the crossover between computer science and electronics. Almost all modern electronics have embedded controllers in them, and specialists in the software and hardware of this technology are in demand. Choose from the range of specialist areas offered by Victoria including power electronics, wireless communications systems, signal processing and control systems engineering. Or focus on advanced mechatronics including options to study intelligent design and problem solving using musical mechatronics. Youll be able to broaden your expertise and incorporate courses from related disciplines such as computer science, network engineering and software engineering into your studies. If youre doing your Masters, youll complete a research thesis on the area of electronics that interests you most. Gain hands-on knowledge and experience. Learn techniques to design and make electronic, electro-mechanical and optical devices with micron-sized features. Or explore areas involving advanced techniques in the field of mechatronics, robotics and artificial intelligence. Study with the School of Engineering and Computer Science where youll be part of a small class giving you the opportunity to work closely with your lecturer or supervisor. Learn from and work with highly regarded academics with international reputations for teaching, research and publishing. The MSc by thesis will take you between 12 and 15 months to complete. Youll carry out in-depth supervised research and write a thesis. During your studies you might also author publications for peer-reviewed journals.
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Victoria University of Wellington

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Victoria University of Wellington is one of the country’s oldest institutions and is situated in New Zealand’s capital, with three campuses in the city. It is often recognised for its academic excellence, including being ranked among the top two percent of the worlds universities in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
The university is placed in the top one percent of universities globally for 19 of its subjects including communication and media studies, psychology, religious studies, geography, law, library and information management, linguistics, performing arts, development studies, and politics and international studies.
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Te Aro Campus - Victoria University of Wellington

139,Vivian Street, Te Aro 6011

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The Te Aro Campus has two buildings, with the reception located in the University’s striking red building at 139 Vivian Street. A purpose-built space, Wigan Building, has been leased directly behind 139 Vivian Street, allowing consolidation of the whole Faculty within one location. Te Aro campus is close to Cuba Street, one of the main café areas in Wellington, and there are also supermarkets and convenience stores nearby.