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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.

Information for international students

News

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Sep

Spreading positive influence through peer support

Remaining positive in the face of border lockdowns and study uncertainty has proved incredibly rewarding for offshore student Yvonne Tansu. Currently studying a Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences from her home in Indonesia, Yvonne has enjoyed the flexibility that online study has afforded her.

21

Sep

Facebook funds project to fix integrity and privacy issues

University of Adelaide researchers are pushing the boundaries of bug detection through social testing as Facebook develops a cyber-cyber digital twin of its social media platform called WW.

17

Sep

Cyber Awareness and Safety Teacher Training - Vietnam High School Outreach

In recognition of digital capabilities and to enhance high school teacher’s technologies skills, the University of Adelaide successfully launched the Cyber Awareness and Safety Teacher Training with more than 60 teachers from across 15 schools in Vietnam.

16

Sep

German student Aman Dhir shares his tips for getting the most out of uni life

Moving to a new country to start university can be a nerve-racking experience, and German Master of Data Science student Aman Dhir knows this first hand.

8

Sep

Meet Bachelor of Computer Science student Dimas Anugerah

In an increasingly technological world, offshore international student Dimas Anugerah wanted to carve a future-proof career and be part of a growing industry.

7

Sep

AIML PhD student awarded prestigious 2021 Google Fellowship

University of Adelaide and Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) PhD student Xinlong Wang has been awarded the 2021 Google PhD Fellowship in Machine Perception, Speech Technology and Computer Vision. 

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Events

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Oct

IPAS Optics & Phototonics Showcase + pizza!

Please join us for an evening celebrating the great work being undertaken in this field at the Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS). Even if you don’t think optics and photonics is for you, please come along – you may be surprised! In any case we promise you will be inspired, have fun and be fed.

26

Oct

Ingenuity 2021

Ingenuity is an interactive showcase of university student projects exploring real-life applications of architecture, engineering, computer and mathematical sciences. This year, SA's largest technology expo will be brought to you both face-to-face and virtually, letting you choose how you wish to explore this year's 300+ student projects! 

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