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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

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.

8

Sep

Appointment of Executive Dean for the Faculty of ECMS

Following an international search, Professor Katrina Falkner has been appointed Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences.

6

Sep

Deloitte STEM Connect

Registration closes Monday 14 September for STEM Connect, an exclusive action-packed virtual event, where you get to meet some of our very own STEM teams and take part in a skills workshop. It's a great chance to uncover the exciting opportunities we have for you at Deloitte.

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Events

28

Sep

#FDMTechWeek: virtual graduate workshops

28 Sept–2 Oct: Learn more about technology and the many opportunities available within the IT industry with FDM Group's free series of virtual tech training sessions!

29

Sep

Summer computer and mathematical science internships for credit

We are offering undergraduate students studying Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences an opportunity to do an internship course for credit in the Summer intensive period between November 2020 - January 2021.

1

Oct

Impact of COVID-19 on the Malaysian Economy and Employability

1 October: This webinar will feature a distinguished Malaysia-based panel including Mr Michael Growder, Deputy High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur. 

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.

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