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For over 50 years the School of Computer Science has been preparing students for success using—and shaping—the latest in digital technology.

If you like solving problems and tackling real-world challenges, we have the experience, expertise, energy and enterprise to educate you for the future.

We teach computer science and software engineering and you can tailor your studies towards a particular career path, with majors offered in artificial intelligence, computer science, cybersecurity, data science, distributed systems and networking.

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Our computer science and software engineering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees provide an outstanding foundation of skills and understanding in complex computing and computer systems. With five industry-driven majors on offer—you can tailor your studies towards a wide range of in-demand careers.

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Our research

At the School of Computer Science our world-class research is focused on computer vision, distributed and high-performance computing, evolutionary systems, computer science education, formal methods and software architectures.

Our Research

Student support

Are you a current student? Our Ask ECMS team is available for any questions you have regarding your degree—from enrolment and practical experience, to degree checks and credit transfers. You can also access online resources, including study plans and forms.

Student Support

Contact us

Do you need to contact the School of Computer Science? If your question relates to a specific matter, you can contact the relevant School of Computer Science staff member directly.

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Computer Science Learning Centre

The Computer Science Learning Centre (CSLC)—also known as the ‘Duck Lounge’—is a dedicated space for students undertaking Computer Science subjects.

Computer Science Learning Centre

Digital technologies education for teachers

We provide primary and secondary school teachers with free online courses, professional learning events and a National Lending Library to better prepare them for teaching digital technology in the classroom.

Digital Technologies Education

Will you be joining us from overseas?

Studying at the University of Adelaide, continuously ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, will challenge and inspire you. We're a member of Australia's Group of Eight (Go8), made up of the country's best universities.

The University's beautiful campus features traditional sandstone buildings, open spaces and cutting-edge facilities. Located in the multicultural city of Adelaide, South Australia; it is close to accommodation, shops, entertainment and attractions.

The School of Computer Science offers a range of world-class programs. Find out more about study options, entry requirements, how to apply and life in Adelaide.

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News

15

Jul

PhD opportunity: Microgrid Battery Deployment

This scholarship is jointly funded by Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI CRC) and University of Adelaide to support a full-time PhD student who is undertaking research in Power Systems Engineering and application of large-scale energy storage for microgrid operation.

12

Jul

2022 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

The Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, valued up to $120,000, provides final year, honours and postgrad students access to support and networks to help them back their ideas and make a real difference through their research and studies. Applications close 2 September 2021.

12

Jul

Defence Industry Internship Program

Aimed at engineering students studying at Universities all around Australia that are in their last or second last years of study, DIIP is an opportunity to gain practical engineering experience at a Small or Medium Enterprise (SME) that supports the Defence Industry in Australia. Applications close 1 August.

9

Jul

Exciting new data courses available in Sem 2

ECMS has introduced two new Data Science courses available to all students across ECMS, Data Literacy and Data Taming & Prediction. Classes start 26 July, so enrol today!

22

Jun

2021 Saab Engineering Scholarships

Applications are now open for Saab Australia's Engineering, Women in Engineering and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships. Applications close 27 June.

22

Jun

Women in STEM Alumni Network Launch success

On Thursday 20 May the Women in STEM Alumni Network (WiSAN) was officially launched.

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Events

27

Jul

Artificial Intelligence in Health: Separating Fact from Fiction

Join our esteemed panel of doctors, scientists, and health leaders as they explore the future of modern health care, the rise of the machine, and fact versus fiction when it comes to artificial intelligence.

1

Aug

2021/2022 Fishbowl Challenge

The Fishbowl Challenge is a 6-month intensive venture-building program and competition for young university entrepreneurs. Participants work in international teams with students across the globe to build tech-based social ventures. Applications close 1 July 2021.

18

Aug

AustCyber & Ribit present: Cyber Connect Talent Jam - Speed Interviews & Networking

Ribit and AustCyber (Australian Cyber Security Growth Network) are hosting a cyber security focused speed interviewing for jobs and networking event for talented tertiary students looking for internships, part-time jobs and entry-level graduate roles in the fast-growing cyber security sector. Registration essential.

19

Aug

Learn about the career opportunities in Australia's Naval Shipbuilding Industry

Are you interested in a career in one of the most technologically advance industries in the world? Meet and network with recruiters from BAE Systems, Naval Group Australia and ASC over pizza!

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