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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Ingenuity 2019 - congratulations to our winners

This week we saw a vibrant and impressive display of our student projects at Ingenuity 2019. Filling the exhibition halls of the Adelaide Convention Centre we welcomed over 5000 attendees, from school students to members of industry. 



Job opportunity: Software Engineer (Graduate)

Virtual Agent is seeking Computer Science and Software Engineering graduates for this role, providing a rare opportunity to be a part of creating world class innovative products. Applications close 6 November.



Job opportunity: Manufacturing Test Engineer (Graduate)

The successful graduate will work with the design team and be responsible for developing, implementing and supporting both software and hardware to confirm that product in manufacturing meets specification. Applications close 1 November.



Job opportunity: Capgemini Graduate Program 2020

Global business organisation Capgemini are seeking computer science and engineering students for graduate roles commencing in February 2020, applications close 1 November.



Job opportunity: Myriota Graduate Program 2020

Launch your space career in February 2020 as a graduate based in Adelaide’s innovation neighbourhood Lot Fourteen. Roles in Electronic/ Electrical Engineering, Aerospace, Embedded Software/Firmware, Computer Science, Telecommunications and more. Applications close 1 November.



Job opportunity: Lvl 2 Support Systems Engineer

Open to current students, Chamonix are seeking a motivated individual to fulfill a Managed Services Level 2 Support Engineer role - applications close Sunday 27 October.





Cyber Connect - AustCyber SA Node

3 December: Join AustCyber and CSIRO Data61’s Ribit for a curated speed-networking focusing on connecting students and recent graduates to leading businesses from across the cyber sector.



VEX Robotics National Tournament

7-8 December: The 2019 Australian VEX Robotics Competition Nationals will be taking place here in Adelaide, marking the culmination of the efforts of teams from all over Australia.



Summer School 2020: Artificial Intelligence applications in power systems

10-13 February: The Adelaide Power Systems Summer School (APSSS) 2020 has gathered prominent scientists from around the globe to teach the applications of various artificial intelligence techniques in power systems and smart grids engineering - expressions of interest close 10 November.