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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

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Dec

ECMS researchers secure 4 ARC Discovery grants

Congratulations to the four ECMS researchers for successfully securing ARC funding totalling nearly $1.8m for their 2021 discovery proposals.

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Nov

Job opportunity: Accenture Associate Analyst & analyst opportunities closing soon

Do you have a passion for using cutting-edge technologies to help us create solutions that improve the way we work and live? We are seeking Associate Analysts and Analysts for our Adelaide hub to commence between January and July 2021 on two-year max term agreements

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Nov

Accenture Hackathon - Hack for Good

Apply by 29 November and join Accenture for a summer virtual hackathon where you and your team will develop solutions that could change the world and make a real difference for a not for profit organisation.

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Nov

UofA in the Top 100 in Times Higher Education subject rankings

The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Science (ECMS) continues its rise in international rankings, now being rated in the Top 100 for the first time in two subjects, ‘Engineering and Technology’ and ‘Computer Science’  in the recently released Times Higher Education Subject Rankings.

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Nov

Congratulations to our graduates from the School of Computer Science

Completing your studies is a time to celebrate, reminisce and look to the future. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has impacted formal celebrations, but we want you to know that the School and Faculty staff are extremely proud of your achievements.

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Oct

4 ECMS researchers in The Australian's Lifetime Achievers Leaderboard

Congratulations to the four Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical (and only University of Adelaide) researchers who have been listed in our nation's top 40 researchers, as named by The Australian. 

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