School of Computer Science

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 and events

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Apr

Red Bull Paper Wings 2019 competition

Can you build the best paper plane for distance, airtime or aerobatics? Put your skills to the test in the Red Bull Paper Wings 2019 competition on 10 April.

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Mar

ECMS ERA Results

The recently released 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results represent an outstanding achievement for ECMS.

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Mar

Celebrate Sustainability Week: April 1-5, 2019

Join the first ever student-led and run ‘Sustainability Week’ festival at the University of Adelaide. Running from April 1-5, the program aims to facilitate awareness, activation and action in the application of sustainability to the University of Adelaide, the City of Adelaide and the state of South Australia.

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Mar

French Film Festival - Special student tickets at $5!

The largest French film festival in the world outside of France!

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Mar

AINSE Winter School Scholarship

The Australian Institute for Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) is offering a prestigious scholarship for students interested in the use of nuclear techniques, across a wide range of disciplines. Students studying disciplines such as archaeology, biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, materials science, medicine, nanotechnology, and physics are encouraged to apply.

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Mar

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