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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 and events

17

Jun

True North Scholarship for Women

Bain & Company are inviting exceptional female students to apply for a scholarship program with the aim to sharpen leadership and problem solving skills in a field where women are traditionally underrepresented. Applications close Friday 5 July.

13

Jun

Get involved: United Nations #SummerOfSolutions

The United Nations are calling for applications from young people to create innovative technology-based solutions addressing the global challenge of climate change. The first deadline is Wednesday 3 July.

12

Jun

Indigenous Leaders Scholarship and Internship

McKinsey & Company are offering a $15,000 scholarship and a paid consulting internship in one of our Australian offices, with applications closing 30 June 2019.

12

Jun

Women in Leadership Scholarship and Internship

McKinsey & Company would like to support your personal and professional growth through a scholarship and paid consulting internship in one of their Australian or New Zealand offices. Applications close 30 June 2019.

6

Jun

10th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2019 - applications now open

Humanitarian Affairs Asia and the Ministry of Education, Malaysia are looking for outstanding student leaders to attend the 10th University Scholars Leadership Symposium [USLS] 2019 to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 1 to 7.

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May

Graduation applications are now open

For students intending to graduate in the Semester 1, 2019 Conferral Round (Ceremony September 2019), it's time to check your status now.

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