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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

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. 

23

Sep

Graduation applications are now open

If you intend to graduate in the Semester 2, 2020 Conferral Round (Ceremony Apr/May 2021), please check your application status in Access Adelaide now.

22

Sep

Raytheon Australia 2021 GradX Program

Raytheon Australia’s innovative and unique GradX program will initially see ten undergraduates join in their last year of study, with a guaranteed full time position upon completion of their degree and first year of the program. Applications close 3 November.

21

Sep

Job opportunity: Associate Software Engineer

Allscripts are currently seeking a graduate for an immediate start in an Associate Software Engineering role, performing coding, testing and documentation in the areas of development and maintenance. Applications close 9 October.

14

Sep

PBA-FM Radio seeking app developers

PBA-FM Radio is looking for a small team of app developers to design and build an app for the radio station. Applications close 18 September.

14

Sep

KPMG Foundations Program

Foundations Week will run from 19 – 22 October to give students the opportunity to immerse themselves into the world of KPMG. Applications close Friday 25 September.

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Events

27

Oct

Pinned event: Ingenuity 2020

27 October: Ingenuity, our annual interactive showcase of university student projects has gone virtual in 2020. Register now to explore the projects throughout the day on Tuesday 27 October.

27

Oct

The Future of Innovation and Commercialisation in South Australia

27 October: Hear from three South Australian industry leaders as they share their personal journeys in becoming successful entrepreneurs, and their insights in to the future of South Australia’s innovation and commercialisation.

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