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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

23

Nov

Casual work opportunities in ECMS - Academic teaching support

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 1 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing 28th February 2022.

2

Nov

ECMS funding success across intelligence and security research

Congratulations to the ECMS researchers who have been awarded Australian Research Council grants under the National Intelligence and Security Discovery Research Grants scheme.

28

Oct

Earn $150 for sharing your opinion on STEM employers

IMC are looking for STEM students graduating in 2021 and 2022 to attend virtual focus groups over the coming weeks to get their opinion on employers, careers available, what makes them attractive and why.

11

Oct

Meet online Master of Data Science student Dileepa Pitawela

Currently studying offshore in Sri Lanka, Master of Data Science student Dileepa Pitawela shares his virtual experience and top tips for other students thinking of starting their studies online.  

27

Sep

Centre for Research on Engineering Software Technologies research scholarships and internships

The summer scholarships at CREST are a great opportunity for talented undergraduate and postgraduate students to work in our large scale research and development software security projects and collaborate with leading researchers in the field. With 14 projects to choose from, there's an opportunity for everyone. Applications close 1 October 2021.

23

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.

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Events

4

Nov

IPAS presents: Semiconductor quantum materials and quantum optics

Presented by the Institute for Photonics and Sensing, you're invited to this special event featuring a lecture by the newly appointed Professor Glenn Solomon.

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