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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

7

Aug

Free student membership with Engineers Australia

Raise your professional profile and get a head start in your career, through becoming a free student member of Engineers Australia.

6

Aug

SAAB Internship Opportunity

Students will need to complete this experience 2 days a week for 10 weeks, starting mid August 2020.

4

Aug

2 ARC Future Fellowships awarded to ECMS researchers

Congratulations to the two ECMS academics who received a share of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships for 2020.

4

Aug

BAE Systems JOIN Engineering Scholarship

The Scholarship is available to one undergraduate student commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Software) program of study. Applications close 21 August.

4

Aug

Sacyr iChallenges Program

The Sacyr iChallenges Program is an open innovation program sourcing intellectual property, research projects, and businesses that address challenges for Sacyr, one of the leading multinationals in the construction sector. Applications close 10 September.

4

Aug

Adelaide Summer Research Scholarships for 2020

The Adelaide Summer Research Scholarship program is now accepting applications from current undergraduate students across all Schools within the Faculty of ECMS. Applications close 18 September.

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Events

11

Aug

Research Tuesdays: Space makers

11 August: Join the leaders of our internationally recognised Centre for Sustainable Planetary and Space, Professor Volker Hessel and Associate Professor John Culton, for an awe-inspiring glimpse into a future that’s literally out of this world.

18

Aug

Webinar: SmartSAT CRC - Space Research & Development

18 August: You're invited to join Professor Andy Koronios, CEO of SmartSat CRC, who will cover the SmartSat ‘mission-oriented’ research and development (R&D) program, technology roadmap and current and future project opportunities.

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