Computer Graphic Design

Studying Computer Graphic Design at the University of Waikato makes you highly sought after, with a unique combination of design and coding skills. You will be able to meet the increasing demand for designers who can work in a variety of media, such as websites, apps, gaming and virtual reality.




There are a number of scholarships, prizes and awards offered by the Faculty that can help you with your study towards a BCGD degree, in particular the Computer Graphic Design Fees Scholarship and Computer Science Undergraduate Scholarship.

To find out more about the available scholarships and prizes go to the Scholarships Finder. You can also visit the School of Graduate Research.

Student Profile

Jessamy Topping


Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design (BCGD) student Jessamy Topping is not only a Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar, but she is also a Computer Graphic Design Fees Scholarship recipient, which helped her in her first year of study.

Collaborating with fellow BCGD students and being able to design and code her own websites are some of the highlights for Jessamy so far in her studies. 

Watch her video below to find out more.

Career Options

Find out more about the number of career options available in computer graphic design.

Contact Us

For more information on studying computer graphic design at the University of Waikato, please contact the Department of Computer Science or the Faculty of Computing & Mathematical Sciences.  You can also find out more about the Computer Graphic Design staff.