Pre-Tertiary Computing

Are you aiming for further study in Computer Science, Software Engineering and/or Computer Engineering at the University of Canterbury?

If the answer is yes, then UC@Hagley’s pre-Tertiary Computing School is for you.

This course provides you with the necessary foundation for tertiary studies in UC Computer Science, Software Engineering and an introduction to important concepts in Computer Engineering.

You’ll be introduced to important computer science and engineering topics such as programming, artificial intelligence, human computer interaction, embedded systems and more! Learn through interactive lessons, experiments, and hands-on projects.

UC@Hagley’s pre-Tertiary Computing School will give you the opportunity to:

  • Build a foundation in important CS, SE and CE concepts
  • Learn through interactive lessons, experiments, and projects
  • Be mentored by subject experts with good knowledge and links to UC’s computer science department
  • Gain 14+ credits for two UE approved subjects (Technology and Digital Technology)
  • Gain UE (by including other relevant Level 3 subjects in your programme).

“Be empowered to programme your future”


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Hagley Tertiary Pathways Programme

03 379 3090