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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

21

May

3MT – rise to the challenge

You have 3 minutes and 1 slide to make an impact with your research. Do you have what it takes?

21

May

Job opportunities: seeking casual staff for Sem 2 course delivery

We are seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 2 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing Monday 27 July 2020. Applications close 14 June.

8

May

ASC Pty Ltd - 2020 internship program

The ASC Internship Program will run through the university summer holiday period and will involve practical and technical exposure to all aspects of the ASC engineering division.

1

May

Glencore Vacation Employment Program

Glencore are looking for enthusiastic engineering and IT students who want an amazing opportunity to build relationships and learn from industry experts in your field. Applications close 28 May.

24

Apr

Now open: PhD Scholarships spanning the complete mining and processing production chain

Generous PhD scholarships in engineering, computer science, data analytics and mathematical modelling are now available.

16

Apr

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 30 April.

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Events

10

Jun

Changed date: Adelaide STEM Careers Night

10 June: Whether you're still at high school or planning to join us mid-year, taking a break from study or rethinking your career path, come chat with us at STEM Careers Night.

23

Jun

BCG 2020 Scholarship Information Webinars

23 June or 2 July: Learn more about the 2020 BCG Scholarship Program offering recipients AUD $20,000 and the potential for a graduate position with the world's fastest growing premium management consulting firm. Register by 19 June.

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